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Changing your name in Guernsey is relatively straightforward but usually requires a brief Court attendance. We can guide you smoothly through the process.
When managing a divorce or separation, the welfare of the children is paramount. With this in mind, we will help you through the legal process with a sensitive and yet practical approach.
Child Law - the basics
Flow chart of applications relating to children
Different types of Court order
Family Proceedings Advisory Service
Child abduction and how to prevent it
Domestic abuse and violence
The Child, Youth & Community Tribunal
There is no such thing as 'common law marriage', nor are there any specific rules relating to cohabitation. On separation, the issues can become complex requiring expert guidance.
We provide practical advice in plain English on all aspects of divorce and separation. We will guide you through the legal process as quickly, painlessly and cost effectively as possible.
Our legal team has extensive expertise in all areas of family law and is known for providing a personalised, responsive service to clients.
Financial issues can be one of the more challenging aspects of divorce and separation. We provide robust, cost effective advice on the various options available to separating parties.
Options at a glance
Finances - the basics
Flow chart of a financial application
Different types of Court order
How the Court decides who gets what
Financial dispute resolution hearings
Alternatives to Court
On the breakdown of a marriage or relationship, either party or children may need protection. The law aims to provide immediate protection for those who need it, and if you find yourself in this position then it is essential that you act quickly. We offer expert advice and guidance in this area.
In an ever-shrinking world, disputes involving international family law are becoming more and more common. We offer specialist legal advice in this area.
Judicial separations are unique to Guernsey and present a quick and cost effective way of securing an agreement in relation to children and finances. We will advise and guide you smoothly through the process.
While prenuptial agreements are not legally binding, they are becoming an increasingly common feature of modern-day marriage. We offer expert advice and guidance in this area.
The regulatory environment both in local jurisdictions and internationally, is becoming increasingly complex at a time when regulatory agencies are becoming more zealous in their approach to enforcement and investigations. We guide clients through the impact of enforcement of investigatory actions by regulatory bodies, offering dedicated strategic advice on a broad range of issues including enforcement notices, governance matters, complaints, insider trading and dealing and market manipulation.
Collas Crill's multi-disciplinary approach to providing Risk & Regulatory services ensures that every aspect of our clients' businesses is covered. By drawing on the skills and experience of a highly experienced team of lawyers with expertise from across the firm, we are able to deal with all legal compliance issues that could affect your business, whether contentious or non-contentious. The assistance we are able to provide ranges from strategic matters to specific operational issues.
'My husband has left and taken the dog and boy do I miss her …' With apologies to Les Dawson, the issue of who gets the dog/cat/horse on divorce is perhaps more common than...
Collas Crill's family law team in Guernsey has seen increased demand for its services since it was first established within the firm at the start of last year. The team is...
Collas Crill underlines its commitment to career development within the firm, as it announces its newly qualified lawyers and next cohort of trainees in the Channel...
Given that the BVI is an international business and financial centre, disputes usually have a cross-jurisdictional element to them. As a result, parties often instruct...
The judge was recently asked to determine the domicile of the late Mr Neil Corner (deceased) following his death in Guernsey in 2017. By his will, Mr Corner appointed Mr...
Two students from the Elizabeth College took home the trophy in the 13th annual Collas Crill Moot. Forty-six students from four of the island's sixth form schools and...
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This is part of a series of guides in which we examine areas of law that frequently arise in practice. Further guides will be released weekly; click here to subscribe to...
This is part of a series of guides in which we examine areas of Guernsey law that frequently arise in practice. Further guides will be released weekly; click here to...
The English courts have had another busy few months considering the protective scope of legal professional privilege. In the last update in our series of insights on this...
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Collas Crill is hosting a seminar on Public Law: considerations for business. In an age of increasing legislation, regulation and government decision making that impacts the...
Next Wednesday Collas Crill will host its annual Moot final and prize giving with teams from Ladies' College and Elizabeth College. The annual Collas Crill Moot provides...
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