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Family Lawyers in London

Family Lawyers in London

Our family lawyers in London offer expert guidance and legal representation in all cases involving Family Law. From assistance during the process of divorce to guidance on solving post-separation financial issues and Child Law problems, our team is ready to help you navigate the issues. We know that separation divorce or special child law arrangements carry emotional weight for the parties involved.

We offer complete support and legal solutions that are effective, so that you may resume your life and build a better future despite the family-related challenges.

Family Law in the UK is based on Common Law and the additional Acts that are relevant to this particular field. Therefore, our family lawyers in London specialize in all of the relevant acts and important statutes. Some examples include:  the Family Law Act 1996, the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, the Children Act 1989, the Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973, the Married Women’s Property Act 1882, the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act, the Civil Partnership Act 2004, the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 or the Human Rights Act 1998 that also includes the European Convention on Human Rights.

When you choose to work with our family solicitors in London, you benefit from an experienced team that specializes in key areas: Family Law along with Child Law and International Family Law.

Our services

A divorce may be a mutual decision or a one-sided one. Either way, it can seem overwhelming and seeking proper legal aid can help reduce the burden by knowing that a solicitor will be by your side each step of the way.

We provide complete services in many areas of Family Law, not only divorce and related procedures. Please find below a short summary of what our family lawyers in London can provide:

  • Divorce: assistance for filing for divorce, divorce mediation and legal counsel when you are unsure of the grounds for divorce; if you are in an abusive relationship in which you fear for your well-being or that of your children, please seek aid as fast as possible;
  • International divorce: our family solicitors in London can also assist UK clients who have questions about international divorce; we can help you if your spouse is not a British citizen and you wish to know how to proceed;
  • Children: we offer legal assistance in all matters related to child custody, maintenance, child relocation, the legal rights of grandparents of surrogacy, among others.
  • Financial: financial settlements after a divorce and the division of assets between the former spouses; spousal maintenance, financial dispute resolution as well as international property issues.

We also offer solutions for those who are looking to conclude a pre-nuptial agreement as well as those who are interested in inheritance in the UK.

Our team offers services throughout England and those based in London can visit us at our London offices or reach out to us online. One of our family lawyers in London will be assigned to your case and ask for more information as needed so that we may start working on the solutions that suit your needs.

Our solicitors have relevant experience and years’ worth of work in Family Law. We specialize in the complete range of family legal matters. Please reach out to us if you need more information about  Family Law in UK.

Family law statistics in the UK

According to a report issued by the Ministry of Justice concerning the Family Court statistics in England and Wales, there was a decrease in the number of divorces in 2019 compared to 2018. Below, our family lawyers in London summarize these findings:

  • Family Courts cases: there was a slight decrease in the number of cases that were started in Family Courts between April and June 2019, 5% fewer compared to the same period in 2018 (there were 64,813 cases started in 2019);
  • Divorce petitions in 2019: there were 28,144 petitions for a divorce between April and June 2019, a reduction of 13% compared to the equivalent period in 2018;
  • Divorce processing time: the mean average time between filing the divorce petition and the Decree Nissi was 33 weeks in 2019, up by 5 weeks compared to 2018;
  • Adoptions: there were fewer adoption applications in the cited 2019 quarter – 1,230 applications, down by 2% compared to the previous year during the same period;
  • Domestic violence remedy: there were 16% more domestic violence remedy order applications between April and June 2019 compared to a year prior.

Contact our family lawyers in London if you need specialized legal aid in divorce cases, for pre and post nuptial agreements, issues with children, cohabitation, or civil partnerships.