Awan Solicitors Croydon

Awan Solicitors Croydon

  • Free initial telephone consultation
  • Fixed fee interview
  • Evening and weekend appointments available
  • Home visits for the elderly and disabled
Unmarried couples in Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington and Chelsea is a hot spot for divorce, separation and relationship breakdown, even in non-married couples.

Other hotspots in the capital include Southwark, Fulham, Islington and Hackney, all with a divorce rate of around 10%. These are only topped by areas such as Norwich, Hastings, Blackpool, Lincoln and Plymouth.

A large percentage of unmarried couples own homes and other assets jointly or individually but in the event of a relationship breakdown, have no idea how to deal with this aspect.

Awan Solicitors can assist with the preparation of agreements and advise you on your individual rights as an unmarried couple.

This area of law comes under Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 often called TOLATA, which is the area we specialise in.

What is a Tolata claim?

TOLATA gives courts certain powers to resolve property disputes between unmarried couples. The court is asked to determine who are the legal and beneficial owners of a property and in what proportions. A TOLATA claim can be issued to determine whether jointly owned property should be sold.

The Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (TOLATA) gives the Court power to make decisions where there are property disputes between unmarried couples. The Court can make decisions on ownership of a property.

TOLATA, 1996 was introduced to address the problems which arose in separation cases when partners disagreed as to when to sell a property. This often led to unmarried partners and children becoming homeless. This law serves to address the issues that lead to situations where this occurs.

Contact us today 0208 781 1838

Read More > Unmarried couples and TOLATA


Childrens Solicitor & Child Custody Lawyer

We can assist you with reaching an agreement regarding which parent your children will live with and visiting rights for the non-custodial parent in a non-confrontational manner, using alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation. If we cannot resolve the issues through negotiations then our highly experienced lawyers will attend court with you and fight for your case. 

Read more …


Afsheen Khurram

My first experience with family solicitors was very painful but Mr Awan has been a blessing for me. Out of my disappointment from mediation and my previous experience, I contacted Mr Awan. His professional advice, guidance and his valuable services provide me with the best I can get. I’m very pleased with their services and thanked them for everything they have done for me.

Testimonials …

Law Office Address:

Awan Solicitors

Airport House, Purley Way

Croydon, London  CR0 0XZ

Tel: 0208 781 1838

Contact Us