The importance of legal representation during divorce and separation

Divorce is life-changing and difficult at the best of times. At this time, you’ll need that peace of mind that comes with working with our experts. A divorce or separation can affect those around you, such as your children or family members.

Middletons Solicitors put your interests above everything else, dealing with your case sensitively and professionally. We understand the effects a divorce or separation can have on anyone involved, which is why we take great time and care in helping you make decisions that can affect the rest of your life.

What is the divorce/separation process?

The process of divorce is not a difficult legal process. Firstly, to obtain a divorce you must establish the grounds for divorce. Including:

  • Adultery
  • Desertion
  • Two Years’ Separation
  • Five Years’ Separation
  • Unreasonable Behaviour

Why seek legal representation?

Family law can be difficult. When divorce and separation cases get a little complicated, seeking the advice of a legal expert can take that stress away.

Do you have substantial assets?
Divorce and separation can get tricky when there are assets involves. If you own substantial property, consulting a solicitor can ensure you receive your full entitlement.

Is your divorce contested or uncontested?
Are you and your spouse in agreement that you should divorce? If one party is unwilling to divorce, a solicitor can help you establish whether there are grounds for divorce.

Do you have minor children?
The welfare of any children under 18 is always an important factor during any divorce. During a divorce, the court will make a decision based on the best interests of the minor children.

Middletons Solicitors provide the following Family Legal Services:

  • Children
  • Cohabitation Issues
  • Collaborative Agreements
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence and Injunctions
  • Financial Resolutions
  • Inheritance and Wills
  • Pre-marriage Agreements
  • Family Mediation

You can also read our guide to the divorce process.