Divorce & Separation Solicitors

Guiding you through separation with clarity, confidence and compassion

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There is no doubt that separation or divorce can be one of the most stressful periods in your life. It can be daunting enough, but if you’re unsure of the divorce law process too, the whole thing can quickly feel overwhelming.

This is where our experienced and compassionate divorce and separation solicitors come in.

We help you to understand your options, the routes and grounds of separation, the way the system works and what you can expect from alternative resolution options or court action. Our practical, yet compassionate, approach to divorce law will help guide you through the maze of emotional and legal responsibilities.

We remove the burden of the legal process, so you can focus on the emotional and financial wellbeing of yourself and your family. Our divorce solicitors ensure you are aware of your options, allowing you to make decisions with confidence and remain firmly in control of what’s to come.

We specialise in securing the future of your children. From arranging who, what and when the children’s time is split between parents, to protecting and defending the relocation and removal of children to alternative locations – nationally and internationally.

Should court action or resolution need to be taken, our team of renowned litigators will protect your interests, while seeking a positive and prompt solution.

How we support you

We offer compassionate support to help you end a marriage or civil partnership, we will secure the right settlement result for you whatever the complexities of your divorce case.

No matter whether in the UK or overseas, we defend, protect and represent individuals with their personal and professional needs by offering family law advice that is grounded in commercial intelligence. From divorce and separation, financial agreements, children disputes, issues of fertility and surrogacy, to cohabiting couples, collaborative law and mediation.

Our promise is to help you get your life back on track.

No matter where you are on your journey, contact us using the button below or call us on 0800 689 0746 for a free confidential consultation.
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

Request a free consultation by submitting the form above or call us on: 0333 024 0333

Our experts will arrange a 15 minute no-obligation consultation within 24 hours

If you wish to proceed, you’ll receive a breakdown of all our costs and a pack of on-boarding documents.

How can we help?

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

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

8 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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How can we help?

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