The financial consequences of a divorce can be surprising, and for many it can take time to get the finances back on track after a separation. Family law lawyer Sanne Andersson gave her best tips on TV4 Nyheterna when it comes to divorce and finances. Read the tips below!
Many people are surprised by how long house divisions take and how much it can cost, and without your own home and larger disposable assets, it can be difficult to get back on your feet, financially speaking. Below, the family law lawyer shares his most important tips.
Feel free to get help at an early stage and consult a lawyer in good time. In this way, you can get support in how to come to an agreement, as this is the easiest and cheapest way. Even the bank can be consulted regarding assets and a psychologist can help with the emotional part. If there are children in the family, it is important to ensure that they are not affected too badly by the separation.
It is always good to have a savings capital, and to save in good time if there is room for it. Remember that even saved money is included in a property division, if you want to keep the savings capital out, you need to have drawn up a prenuptial agreement.
It is important not to be in a hurry and make decisions based on a guilty conscience. Acquire knowledge, look at the overall picture and do nothing hastily. A property division can take a varying amount of time, but if it is difficult to agree and if there is a dispute, the process can take up to a year or more.