Areas of Practice

Family Law & Divorce

Family Law & Divorce

Family separation is a difficult time. Payne Clermont Velasco solicitors assists clients through all stages mediation, divorce, custody and financial settlement.

Mediation, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution:

  • Financial issues
  • Children and parenting issues
  • Disputes over access to children
  • Uncontested divorces and divorces by agreement

Marriage Breakdown:

  • Divorce

Children:

  • Custody, care and control orders
  • Enforcement and variation of custody, care and control orders
  • Preventing child abduction and unlawful removal of children from Hong Kong

Maintenance Obligations:

  • Interim maintenance / maintenance pending suit
  • Spousal maintenance / periodical payments
  • Child maintenance
  • Enforcement and variation of spousal and child maintenance orders

Financial and Related Matters:

  • Division of Assets
  • Entitlement to MPF and Orso
  • Trusts
  • Company and partnership issues
  • Wills

Financial Agreements:

  • During separation (Deed of Separation)
  • “Clean break” division of matrimonial assets

Injunctions and Restraining Orders:

  • Family violence difficulties
  • To preserve matrimonial assets / prevent dissipation

Visa Advice

  • Advice on Hong Kong visa requirements for foreigners holding dependent spouse visas, during marriage breakdown

 

If you need assistance with your matrimonial matter, please contact Gregory Payne atgreg.payne@payneclermont.com  or Ms. Jaerey Velasco jaerey.velasco@payneclermont.com