Family & Matrimonial

Our team understand that the breakdown of any relationship can be an emotional time when difficult decisions have to be made.

We can advise you on your options and rights arising from any decision you or your partner decide to take. We can advise you on your finances upon separation and any issues in relation to your children, and we will help you to decide on the best approach to deal with your case.  Often this will mean settling matters without contentious court proceedings.  However, if we believe your case requires a robust approach we will advise you of this.


We can advise and represent on injunctions to prevent a child being removed from Jersey without your consent.

Matrimonial Assets

We can advise and represent where matrimonial assets are held in complex trusts and company structures or when they’re being disposed of. Also, we can advise where family assets (usually the matrimonial home) become subject to confiscation proceedings within criminal proceedings


We can advise and represent on a number of issues regarding agreements or applications of children amidst a family dispute or separation. These can include:

  • Agreements over residence, contact, parental responsibility and any other issues regarding children.
  • Applications for leave to remove children from the jurisdiction.
  • Applications for the return of your children where appropriate.
  • Where children become subject to public law proceedings (such as being taken into care).

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