How much does a Divorce Cost?

Our team of family law solicitors will always put their clients first and deliver the highest quality of legal advice at the most reasonable cost possible. We will discuss any costs at the beginning of your case so that there are no surprises when the bill comes through. We can also discuss funding options with… Read more »

What are the Grounds for Divorce?

In England and Wales you must show that a marriage has irretrievably broken down in order to obtain a divorce. You must do this be proving one of the following five facts: Unreasonable behaviour Your partner behaved so badly that you can no longer bear to live with them. This is the most frequently used… Read more »

Spousal Maintenance

The ongoing financial payments that are made by a husband or wife to their former partner following a divorce is known as spousal maintenance. A person’s entitlement to spousal maintenance following a divorce will be dependent on individual circumstances. When discussing the amount of maintenance to be paid, prior to a decree absolute being granted… Read more »

Child Care


A judge once ordered the return of two little girls to their mother. They had been with their father for 14 months and he cared for them when their mother left to live with someone else. The judge decided that the children should return to live with their mother and the father appealed and lost…. Read more »

Pensions & Divorce

Signing Document

Pensions are complex and it is important that expert advice is received. Some pensions are ‘high risk’ which means lawyers will strongly advise you to obtain a pension report to ensure that the true value of the pension is known. For example public sector pensions and final salary/defined benefit schemes are likely to be undervalued…. Read more »

A Divorce & Financial Assets


Our Family Law team were instructed by a wife who had filed an application for financial remedy. The husband and wife had been married for nine years with no children, they had been separated for 12 months, and she had obtained her decree absolute. She lived in a house that had belonged to her grandfather… Read more »


What is the process of divorce? In England and Wales the divorce process has three stages. During the process, the person who files for divorce is known as the petitioner and the person who has the divorce filed against them is known as the respondent. Stage 1 – Issue divorce proceedings: The first stage is… Read more »