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James Mather
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Experience:  Senior Partner at Berkson Wallace
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Does a legal separation ensure that my own separate assets

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Does a legal separation ensure that my own separate assets can not be taken into account if my husband is subjected to legal action for damages / costs?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you

For clarity are you worried about joint assets of those in your sole name

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Both joint assets and those in my name only
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
OK - can you answer my question please?
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have to go out very shortly so will cancel the request for a phone call and I will log back in later today to see if you have any information for me - thanks
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Have you managed to find me the information I need please?
Expert:  Clare replied 4 months ago.

Any assets in your sole name are safe whether you remain married or not - as will your share of any joint assets

If you could explain a little more about what has happened it may be possible to be more specific about your position

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thank you - that's what I was hoping and if I have further queries I will get back to you at a later date