At Linder Myers, our Family Solicitors are here offer you the best legal expertise and guidance.
Let the Linder Myers Family Law team do what it does best, to get you talking.
Linder Myers Solicitors have specialist Child Law teams who can deal with situations where children are involved in a family split.
Every year, more than 100,000 marriages in the UK end in divorce. If you find yourself at the beginning of divorce proceedings, you are not alone. At Linder Myers, our specialist team of Family Law Solicitors have years of experience in helping clients and their families to find the most amicable way to end their relationship. Whether you are seeking to get out of an unhappy marriage or are on the receiving end of a divorce petition from your partner, our experts will help you to find a method that will work for you and your family.
When you come to Linder Myers, one of our Family Law Solicitors will explain each stage of the process and discuss all of your options with you. We understand that it can be an emotional time and we will be there to provide you with advice and support every step of the way.
*The divorce proceedings do not include any work done in relation to financial matters or arrangements for the children. Such work will be charged at hourly rates in addition to the fixed fee of £650 + VAT
Separation Agreement – If you and your partner are not married or do not wish to divorce immediately after a separation, we can help you with a Separation Agreement. This offers you a quick and effective way of recording what arrangements are to be made for the future.
Judicial Separation – Some parties do not wish to divorce for religious (or other) reasons. In such cases as these, a formal process called Judicial Separation can be applied for. It is similar to divorce as it obliges the parties to live apart but they still remain married in law.
The financial arrangements at the end of a relationship can have a long-term impact on yourself, your spouse and your children. With so much at stake it is very important to get advice from an experienced Family Solicitor. At Linder Myers, our Family Law solicitors have a long history of finding the best possible solutions for our clients. We understand that each case is unique, and we will do all we can to resolve matters in a way that benefits you and your family.
Often, the process is fairly straight forward and can be resolved through Mediation, Solicitor Negotiation. We always aim to help you avoid going to court, but occasionally some more complex cases require court proceedings to divide assets amicably. Our Family Law Solicitors are experienced advocates and can guide you throughout the litigation process and represent you at court as appropriate.
The law is different for parties who are not married. Although many people who cohabit believe they have the same rights as married couples, they do not have the same legal protection, particularly in the event of a separation. At Linder Myers, our experienced Family Law solicitors can help you with any of the following matters:
The law relating to couples who wish to end a Civil Partnership is similar to divorce proceedings. Our Family Law solicitors are experienced in helping bring a solution to the issues that come about from the end of a Civil Partnership in a sensitive and focused way. We can assist you with any of the following matters:
If you are planning to get married it is often sensible to ensure that your own assets are protected for yourself and for your family. At Linder Myers, our solicitors will evaluate your circumstances and work to create an agreement that is tailored to your needs.
If you would like to protect your assets after you are married, we can assist you by drawing up a post-marital agreement for you and your spouse.
During a relationship breakdown, we understand that the welfare of your children needs to come first. With difficult decisions to make regarding their living arrangements and the amount of contact they have with each parent, it is very important to instruct a solicitor you can trust. Our Family Law solicitors will help you to minimise the emotional stress on you and your child by finding alternative solutions to Court. We will assist you to establish workable arrangements with your ex-partner that are in the best interests of your children. However, if we cannot reach an agreement on child issues, you will continue to be advised and represented by the same solicitor who has been with you throughout the process and therefore knows all of the details of your case.
We can assist you with any of the following matters:
Arrangements for the children– where they will live, how often and how long they will spend with either parent.
Specific issues, such as the surname by which a child is known and where they are educated
Moving away or relocation overseas
Registering births in joint names