UK Divorce Solicitors
Going through a divorce can be a painful process for all involved but working with experienced and knowledgeable legal professionals can help ensure a quick resolution for both sides.
When a marriage comes to an end it can be very emotionally challenging time, and the legal issues associated with a breakup can cause further problems. Marie and Lee are specialist Family Law solicitors and have extensive experience in the law relating to divorce / civil partnerships. If you are worried about what will happen on the breakdown of your relationship and what your future may hold then speak to us.
We offer a free, no obligation, consultation service to provide a broad overview of what you could achieve and the likely cost. If you would like to arrange an appointment, or for more information, please contact either one of us on free phone 0800 083 0815 or by email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free first informal appointment generally available within 24 hours. Evening Appointments may be available each Wednesday.
We are members of Resolution. During or after a divorce, or separation, there may still be a need for the court to settle disputes over money or property. The court can make a financial provision order (formerly known as ancillary relief). We are experts in high value financial provision proceedings and complex children disputes.
Divorce of a marriage /dissolution of a civil partnership in more detail
Divorce / dissolution is the legal process to end an unhappy marriage / civil partnership. It is always dealt with separately to other issues, which could include child custody, financial settlements and the splitting of property and assets. In order for a divorce / civil partnership to be granted, there must be grounds. The grounds for divorce are set out below. However whilst those for civil partnership are the same they do not include adultery.Unreasonable behaviour
- the most commonly cited reason for divorce due to its wide interpretation. This umbrella term can refer to everything from violence to criminal behaviour, poor financial management or emotional abuse. All that must be proved is that a couple can no longer live together as a result of this behaviour.Adultery
- you can cite adultery as grounds for divorce only if you can prove that your spouse had sexual intercourse with another person. For any other sort of indiscretion you will need to use the grounds of unreasonable behaviour.Desertion
- desertion can be cited if a spouse leaves for a period of at least two years, against the wishes of their partner. Desertion is very rarely used.Separation
- often consensual agreement that the marriage is overMore information about Divorce and Divorce FAQs
Contact us today for advice from a specialist divorce solicitor. If you would like to arrange a free, no obligation initial consultation, or for more information, please contact us on free phone 0800 083 0815 or by email email@example.com