Family Law

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Family Law

Our robust Family Law department has a seasoned team ready to assist in all matters regarding Domestic Relations.

We draft separation agreements, handle divorces, judicial separations, custody of minors, maintenance, alimony, division of property obtained during the course of the marriage.

Our Firm was contracted by the Uganda Law Reform Commission to prepare the amended Legislation governing Equity and Trusts in Uganda.

We handle adoption proceedings particularly for foreign clients carrying out adoptions in accordance with Ugandan law.

We offer assistance with guardianship applications.

We offer wealth management services, including investment and asset protection solutions and advise our esteemed clients about the significance of planning to secure their dependents financial future. In this respect, we advise individuals, families and charitable organisations in the planning and administration of Trusts and Estates.

We advise on activities as diverse as; creating trusts for minor children and grandchildren, purchasing life insurance, planning for the continued support of disabled minors or other dependents, preparing pre-nuptial agreements, structuring lifetime and testamentary charitable gifts, Management of Estates of Persons of Unsound Mind, Management of Estates of Missing Persons.

We ensure that your testamentary wishes are recorded and legally enforceable. We handle all aspects of Succession including Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration

We also routinely act as Executors, Trustees and Administrators of numerous estates in Uganda advising on how testator’s Wills and Estates are to be handled, we arrange for valuation and collection of assets and payment of debts. Our services also include contested probate proceedings and coordination for ancillary administration of assets in other jurisdictions.

Key Contacts

Jane F. Akiteng
Judith N. Tumusiime
Principal Associate