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Matrimonial & Family Law

Matrimonial & Family Law

Georgia MarshallAdam Richards, and Alma Dismont

Our knowledgeable team offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of experience. Lead by Georgia Marshall, who has over 25 years of experience and is the only Bermudian matrimonial attorney who is a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML), our attorneys are considered the “go-to” team in all matters related to matrimonial and family law.  In 2013, two of our directors, Rachael Barritt and Adam Richards, co-authored the Bermuda chapter in the text, Family Law Jurisdictional Comparisons published by European Lawyers/Thomson Reuters.  In the same year, Georgia Marshall authored the Bermuda submission to the text, International Trust Law and Divorce Litigation.

Our team regularly provides sound advice on all areas touching on matrimonial and family law matters including divorce, financial settlement between spouses, custody and access issues, maintenance for spouses and children, as well as advice in connection with protecting clients from domestic violence. We are skilled in drafting domestic contracts including pre-nuptial contracts, nuptial settlements and separation agreements.

Our attorneys are experienced and effective advocates who appear in all levels of Court in Bermuda. Our knowledge of the current jurisprudence, sound judgment and strategic approach ensures that our clients’ cases are presented effectively and persuasively.

In addition to outstanding representation, our clients receive thorough legal advice in relation to alternative forms of dispute resolution. We make it a priority to assist our clients in reaching settlement whenever possible, and will provide clear and objective advice to ensure that any agreement is both reasonable and just. This approach assists in reducing costs while also creating an environment where parties can establish a new working relationship with one another.

We provide prompt and efficient service and make ongoing communication a priority. We are sensitive to the difficult and stressful times that our clients are experiencing and do all we can to guide our clients through the difficulties of matrimonial breakdown efficiently and competently.