21. Dyer Burdett
When a relationship is breaking down seeing a Solicitor may seem an overreaction, yet once the decision is taken many clients realise the value of our experience. Our sympathetic response eases the burden and offers a postive first step to a more secure future.
Our approach is realistic and discreet. Our aim is to create a constructive atmosphere encouraging separating couples, with our professional guidance, to reach their own decisions regarding their children and finances. We recognise that Court proceedings can be lengthy and expensive and often result in acrimony that can adversely affect future relationships between parents and children. Where proceedings are unavoidable, and perhaps even urgent, we have many years of practical experience that you can rely upon.
Whilst we will give you an impartial assessment of your situation, we are on your side. We will explain your rights and obligations and take those steps necessary to provide for your personal and financial security and protect your family assets.
Founded in 1980 by Michael Dyer and Robert Burdett, Dyer Burdett & Co has grown into one of the most vibrant and successful practices in the region.
Our team is young and energetic. Operating to the highest audit standards set by the Legal Services Commission, our staff are friendly, efficient and, where appropriate, accredited to all relevent professional bodies. We are able to communicate with clients, worldwide, through all modern IT media.
A short meeting or telephone call will establish how we can help you. We are happy to carry out initial assessment of your problem and provide an estimate of costs without charge and, where necessary, can also advise on approprate funding.
22. Egglestones Solicitors, Winchester
Family matters tend to create greater emotional turbulence than most other issues. At Egglestones, your case will receive sensitive but firm handling of help you achieve a proper and fair resolution for you at a challenging point in time.
You will receive clear advice on your rights as well as your duties and on all matters relating to:
Disputes relating to children, including parental responsibility agreements or orders, residence, contact and financial matters.
Divorce including financial matters, tax and pensions implications.
Your needs and requirements are of paramount importance to us, and this site is designed to give you a brief, succinct overview of Egglestones before we move on to discussing the main business, which is your business.
23. Eric Robinson Solicitors in Southampton
Eric Robinson?s family law department is one of the largest on the south coast. The firm has family law specialists based at all of its six offices to include three partners. Advice is available in all areas, Some Offices may offer free initial interviews in certain circumstances.
Anyone seeking a free initial interview must make that clear when he or she first contacts us.
All members of the family law team are trained to provide a highly professional but friendly approach during a stressful and emotional period for our clients. Sensible and practical advice is given in this complex and fast changing area of law. Our team always aim to help our clients find swift and fair solutions to their marriage or family difficulties but are also able to take firm action when required.
All of our offices have family law franchises, which enable our specialists to provide publicly-funded services where appropriate. Our family law department has met the stringent standards set by the Legal Services Commission to enable it to provide publicly-funded services and is able to display the Community Legal Service Quality Mark. Further, all our specialists are members of the Solicitors Family Law Association and are thus committed to reducing the likelihood of bitter and destructive arguments and long and costly court battles.
We are totally committed to our clients, continually striving to provide the very best service, tailored to their individual needs. And with over 130 employees in five separate locations, the firm is widely becoming regarded as one of the key legal players on the south coast.
25. Family Law Practice in Southampton
Access law are a Southampton based family law practice Solicitors undertaking both Legal Aid and private work including Family and Divorce.
At access law we believe that:
The law should be accessible to everyone equally;
Lawyers can still be approachable and caring without compromising their professionalism;
Our services should be as inclusive as possible, covering most circumstances that a person may find themselves in throughout their lifetime;
As a business, the best way to succeed is to meet the needs of our clients and exceed their expectations;
The greatest advertisement is a satisfied client.
As experienced family lawyers, we are aware that a sensitive, constructive and non-confrontational approach to settling differences is usually beneficial. Where children are involved, we always advise clients that, whenever possible, there needs to be a continuing positive working relationship between parents, even after separation.
This does not mean that we will not act in the interests of our clients as there may be occasions when we need to take a firm and uncompromising line to protect our client's interests but our prime concern will be to satisfactorily conclude everything as quickly and painlessly as possible so that all parties can move on to a more settled future.
26. White and Bowker Solicitors
The team in our family department will provide expert professional, independent legal advice together with the sympathy and understanding needed when helping you with family difficulties and matrimonial breakdowns. Our aim is to reach a just result on your behalf whilst at the same time minimising the bitterness and unpleasantness that often accompanies the breakdown of relationships. We can also advise and act in connection with other matters relating to children. Please contact a member of our Family team for an initial interview at a reduced rate.
Our services include:
Divorce and judicial separation proceedings
The negotiation and preparation of separation agreements
Claims for residence and contact in respect of children
Claims for maintenance and other financial orders
Tax and financial planning in connection with financial settlements
The resolution of disputes concerning the house you shared with your partner
Obtaining injunctions to prevent a violent partner assaulting you or to oust such a partner from the home
Obtaining court orders to establish the paternity of a child
Parental Responsibility Agreements
Pension sharing orders
Child Support Agency advice
The firm has also has been re-accredited with both its Lexcel standard and Investors in People award. The Lexcel Quality Management Standard is developed by the Law Society to promote best management and is annually reviewed. The Investors in People award has ensured a better working environment and that staff have the appropriate skills for their various roles through investment in training and development.
27. Blake Lapthorn Linnell
Blake Lapthorn Linnell has one of the largest specialist Family Law and Children teams in the South. We are able to provide clear and objective advice and sensitive help with all problems in this area of the law. The team have a depth of expertise and experience in divorce, separation, the financial consequences of relationship breakdown, cohabitation, pre-marital agreements, and children proceedings.
Our aim is to provide expert legal advice and representation to enable clients to be sure of their rights and help them reach a fair settlement. Our professional, yet personal, service is tailored to meet the aims of the individual and provide peace of mind and sensible pro-active solutions to the range of family and children problems that can arise. Our experience enables us to minimise conflict and hostility wherever possible and to work with clients to obtain the best possible outcome.
The complexity of issues in family matters requires specialist and discrete guidance. This often includes advice on the international aspects of disputes, commercial issues and business concerns.
All of the team are members of the Solicitors Family Law Association, two are member of the Law Society's Family Law Panel, and two are members of the Solicitors Family Law Association panel of experts. This panel membership reflects their particular expertise in these areas, above and beyond the normal legal qualification.
We have good contacts with a range of professionals and can help put you in touch with other professionals and advice agencies where appropriate for specialist help such as pensions and tax advice.
We take an approach which is designed to assist parties in coming to a suitable outcome, and utilise the Solicitors Family Law Association Code of Practice in appropriate cases.
Obtaining a divorce can be straightforward if both parties agree that the marriage is over. Difficulties arise in resolving how and when to separate, where to live, and what arrangements to make for children and finances.
Blake Lapthorn Linnell offers a constructive approach to help progress things as quickly as possible. We will be happy to discuss anything that is unclear or answer any further questions you may have.
Anyone who has been married for over a year, providing one of the couple has their permanent home, or has been resident at least a year prior to the divorce petition is started, in England or Wales. It doesn't matter where you were married.
The divorce takes approximately 4-6 months although the Decree Absolute is often not obtained until the finances are resolved. This may be much later.
28. Knight & Co, Solicitors for Eastleigh, Southampton and Hamsphire
Are things at home becoming unbearable?
Do you need advice in relation to your current marital/relationship problems?
Do you require advice in relation to your family finances?
Do you want to see more of your children?
Are Social Services involved with your children?
Are you concerned about your rights as a Grandparent?
The Family Department at Knight & Co prides itself in being able to offer its clients and prospective clients a friendly and competent service. We believe that it is important that you are able to approach us with issues which worry you and you can be confident in the knowledge that we will give you appropriate and comprehensive Legal Advice.
When going through this emotionally distressing time the last thing you would normally want to think about is speaking to someone in relation to your rights. However, we can help to soften the blow of legal proceedings by being sympathetic and supportive and by offering you a helping hand in your time of need, it also pays to be aware of what steps you should and should not take.
Our preferred method of helping you with your problems is to ask you to come in for an initial appointment, at which time you can discuss with one of our lawyers the issues which concern you.
We deal with a variety of issues which all come under the heading of Family Law, they include:
Financial issues arising out of divorce to include complex asset cases
Post Mediation Advice
Cohabitee financial disputes and maintenance problems
Issues between parents about parental responsibility/ residence/contact of their children
Variation of orders
Care/Supervision/Contact proceedings of children in care
Deeds of Separation
29. Bonallack & Bishop
Need a solicitor or lawyer in the Andover, Test Valley, Ludgershall, Whitchurch and Stockbridge area? As Andover's fastest growing Solicitors we provide a full range of legal services.
30. Verisona Move
Verisona Move are a dynamic conveyancing firm covering all of Hampshire. They offer competitively priced streamlined conveyancing services where the emphasis is on the customers needs.