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If your marriage has broken down and you are looking to separate, you want the best outcome for yourself and your family. Our team of experts are right here to advise and guide you through the process.

This can be a daunting and very emotional time and worry and anxiety are only natural. There are many things to consider when divorcing including child arrangements and financial settlements - but our experienced, empathetic and highly rated divorce solicitors are here to provide you with support and confidence to help you move forward with your life.

Where ever possible it is advantageous to settle differences out of court – this can make things quicker and most cost effective for both parties. We will help you to use alternative channels such as mediation, collaborative law and negotiation to reach a swift conclusion and a mutually-agreeable solution.

However, if court action is unavoidable, you can be sure we have the the skill, determination and know-how to steer you through court confrontations to ensure the right solution for you.

“…caring attitude gave me real confidence on the way forward and I am very appreciative of the help they have given both recently and over the last few years."

Frequently asked questions

We've put together a short list of commonly asked questions to help you understand more about divorce from how to get a divorce to can I get a divorce online.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.

As a general guide, divorce proceedings usually take between six to nine months to conclude from date of issue.

Why choose Shakespeare Martineau?

We are winners of the Family Law Firm of the Year award – Midlands and Wales. You can find out more by reading our recent blog.

Our family solictors have tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 2021 and have ten top tier rankings in the Legal 500 & Chambers.

We are completely transparent with our pricing from the get-go and once you have been assigned a dedicated team you will be provided with a breakdown of costs.

How the family law legal process works

Not everyone is aware of how the process of engaging family solicitors works, so we’ve provided an overview below to give you some peace of mind

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Our divorce guides

No matter what situation you and your family have found yourself in we are here to help and have put together a collection of guides and advice to support you.

Separating from old law – No-fault divorce to be introduced

21 Jun

Family

Separating from old law – No-fault divorce to be introduced

UPDATED - The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill (commonly referred as the no-fault divorce […]

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Five myths about marriage and divorce

22 Mar

For the individual

Five myths about marriage and divorce

January typically sees a spike in divorce enquiries for many solicitors – and 2021 […]

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The impact of Brexit on divorce and family law

25 Jan

For the individual

The impact of Brexit on divorce and family law

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Will the impacts of coronavirus affect my divorce financial settlement?

25 Nov

For the individual

Will the impacts of coronavirus affect my divorce financial settlement?

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Solving pension disputes during a divorce

16 Nov

For the individual

Solving pension disputes during a divorce

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The importance of the Pre Nup

26 Aug

For the individual

The importance of the Pre Nup

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Villiers vs Villiers: A case of ‘divorce tourism’

6 Jul

For the individual

Villiers vs Villiers: A case of ‘divorce tourism’

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Our expert family lawyers are ready to help you and your family, contact us online below or speak to someone by calling us.