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Please see below a selection of our recent case studies. To filter by specialism please select one of the tabs above.
The unmarried client consulted us with a complex, long running dispute with her former partner concerning jointly owned businesses and property, provision for a child, contact and parental responsibility. Prior to instructing us the client had spent a great deal in legal costs, but achieved little. There was a high... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife who married Husband in 2006. Husband was a seaman with the merchant navy stationed in Canada. The Wife was a dentist. They separated in March 2010. They had no children. Both were from Pakistan originally. The Wife came to the UK in 1990. The Husband... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife who ran her own business married to Husband in 1992. They had two teenage children. The Wife issued divorce proceedings on the Husband’s unreasonable behaviour and the decree nisi was pronounced. In the meantime, the Husband was written to requesting full and frank disclosure but there was no reply. The matter was... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Husband who suffered with bipolar affective disorder. His Wife had left the martial home two years ago with the parties daughter. She was in secure privately rented accommodation. The Wife applied for an occupation order ordering the Husband to leave the home and for herself... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife. The parties were living in New Zealand. Upon separation, the Wife stated that she would be returning to England. Their home was sold and the proceeds of sale were held by a third party. The Husband put pressure on the Wife to divide up... [Read more about this case study]
The Wife was abused financially by the Husband. The Wife and the children lived in poverty. The children did not even have mattresses to sleep on. We set about obtaining information from the Husband regarding his financial position to be able to advise the Wife as to her entitlement. We discovered... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife. The Home was registered in the Husband’s sole name. After separation, Wife discovered he had sold it without her knowledge. An emergency application was made to obtain an order that the proceeds of that sale be frozen and held in the firm’s account until all... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by Wife who was married to a man who been violent to her. Husband had left the marriage and left Wife without financial support. Wife worked part-time to support raising their three children who did not have contact with the Husband as they had witnessed him stabbing Wife... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by Mum who had two young children with Dad. They were not married. Dad left this country and moved abroad. Mum was on income support and living in a council flat. Dad was a professional earning £120,000 per year. Dad refused to provide full information as to... [Read more about this case study]
There is nothing I could fault about my experience with Hartnell Chanot. I felt totally looked after from the minute...
Hartnell Chanot and Partners supported me through almost two years of complicated domestic proceedings. They provided a professional service achieving...
I went to Hartnell Chanot on recommendation from a family friend when I was in my darkest hour. Everybody in...
Here at Hartnell Chanot & Partners we have noticed a trend in the information being provided by many of the bodies involved in international family justice. As you will have seen from our earlier blogs: first it was the Foreign Office, …
A series of dramatic changes to the legal aid provision in England and Wales, came into play on the 1st of April. These changes have left tens of thousands of people in the dark about their eligibility for funding, and …