We advise on all aspects of relationship breakdown including divorce, dissolution and disputes between cohabiting couples. We can help you sort out finances, property and arrangements in respect of your children.
Our specialist family solicitors can advise you on:
- getting a divorce or dissolution
- sorting out money
- arrangements for children
- international issues
- domestic abuse
- unmarried families
We have considerable experience in all areas of the law relating to civil partnerships and marriage including annulment, judicial separation and international aspects such as:
- the recognition and regulation of foreign marriages, civil partnerships, and religious marriages, particularly Islamic marriages
- deciding when and whether to instigate divorce or dissolution proceedings in this country if you have connections to another country
- instigating or defending claims that your divorce or dissolution should take place in this country
All our solicitors are members of Resolution and are committed to taking a non-confrontational approach. We always look to achieve the best possible outcome for you, whilst ensuring that the family’s interests are considered as a priority.
Our specialist team is widely respected for its work in the field of same-sex partnerships. Partners Fiona Read and James Carroll were involved in the consultation process during the drafting of the Civil Partnership Act 2004. They continue to be involved with the government consultations on the development of the law in this area e.g. Law Commission research and the Family Justice Review.
Our team includes members of Q'Pod, the collaborative Lesbian and Gay Family Law Group and the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association.
Our hourly rates are competitive, offering value for money.
We offer a range of costs packages including some fixed fees and we will discuss whether these are appropriate for your case when you call us.
Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus administrative charges and disbursements. We will provide you with an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this as your requirements or the circumstances of the work change.