Draycott Browne has a wealth of experience in helping clients deal with a freezing order. Whether your personal or business assets have been affected, our trusted solicitors can provide you with tailored advice, helping you through this stressful time.
If you have been named in a freezing order, you should seek legal representation as soon as possible. Our solicitors will liaise with the court on your behalf and advise you on your next steps. For expert advice on freezing orders, call Draycott Browne today on 0161 228 2244.
What is a freezing order?
A freezing order is an injunction from the court that prevents a person from accessing or disposing of their personal or business assets. It is typically enforced in order to prevent a defendant from disposing of their assets before a judgement has been made on a separate case.
What you should do
If you have been named in a freezing order, you are likely to be shocked and stressed due to the unexpected nature of the injunction. However, if you do not adhere to the terms of the order, the consequences could be much greater. Once you have received a freezing order you must:
- Contact a solicitor who is experienced in freezing cases
- Ensure you comply with the terms stated in the freezing order (any breach of the order will lead to charges of contempt of court)
- If required, disclose details of your assets honestly
How we can help
By contacting our experienced legal team, you will have access to first-class legal advice. Our solicitors will guide you through the process of a freezing order and help you in the following areas:
- Applying for the release of restrained funds on your behalf in order to maintain your household
- Assisting you in the reparation of your assets
- Arranging the payment of debts
- Applying for the discharge of your freezing order
- Helping you prepare a statement for the court
Applying for legal aid
If your assets have been frozen, it is unlikely you will have access to any funds to pay for legal services. By applying for legal aid, your case could be granted funds, so you no longer need to worry about the financial repercussions of your case. Our solicitors will guide you through the process of legal aid, giving you the best chances of a successful application.
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We understand that you want to regain access to your assets as soon as possible, which is why our solicitors strive to work quickly and efficiently to resolve all freezing cases.
Our team of experienced solicitors offer services within Manchester and throughout North West England. If you have been affected by a freezing order and need advice on what to do next, call Draycott Browne today on 0161 228 2244.