Family

Experiencing a relationship breakdown or family problem is traumatic and stressful. In addition to the emotional stress, the legal process can seem complicated and confusing. Difficult and emotional decisions need to be made at a time when many can feel vulnerable, or at a loss to know how to resolve the issues in front of them so as best to protect themselves and their family.

From the outset, you will meet the solicitor will represent and advise you to the conclusion of your matter.  Your solicitor will help you identify the issues and advise on how best to achieve a fair outcome, both in terms of financial settlements and future arrangements for you and your children. We understand the importance of having the continuity of the same solicitor  to ensure that you are fully supported, informed and advised at every stage and that we establish the right outcome for you.

We are honest in our advice and pragmatic in our approach. We look to resolve matters creatively and commercially and have vast experience in dealing with complex and high net worth assets and individuals. When appropriate, and when it is in the client’s best interest to do so, we will involve other professionals such as counsellors, accountants, actuaries and barristers (among others). We have a wide network of such professionals all of whom are competent and highly regarded in their field.

We can assist you with the following:-

  • Divorce & Separation
  • Financial settlements / maintenance following Divorce and Separation
  • Residence / Contact / Custody of children (now known as Child Arrangement Orders)
  • Child Abduction
  • Injunctions such as Non molestation orders and Occupation orders
  • Relationship agreements such as
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Civil partnerships agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Cohabitation / living together agreements
  • Advice on the validity of overseas marriages and divorces, such as a Nikah or Talaq
  • Advising cohabitating and unmarried couples on the financial arrangements upon separation.
  • Disputes on death where inadequate provision is made by Will or the intestacy rules (1975 Act claims)
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act issues / assisted reproduction

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