Family, Divorce & Separation

Macmillans Solicitors LLP

family, divorce & separation

For many people a Divorce will be one of the most traumatic experiences of their life. The way in which the Divorce procedure is handled will have a huge impact on the parties’ future relationship, and getting it right is extremely important especially where there are children involved.

One of the best ways to avoid stress is by planning effectively for the future. That way you can often deal with issues before they arise, making your life much easier. Whether you are looking for advice about a pre-nuptial agreementliving-together agreement or about how marriage, a civil partnership or co-habiting might affect your interests, we can help. We can help you foresee problems and put in place measures to prevent them or deal with them promptly if they do occur.

Of course, no matter much you plan, issues can still occur that you need some help to resolve. We believe it is best for you and your family if the issues you have can be dealt with in a harmonious way wherever possible. we can offer you sympathetic advice and practical solutions.

However, where such methods are not appropriate or desirable, we also have the knowledge and experience to guide you successfully through all the necessary legal action, including initiating divorce proceedings, obtaining court orders and representing you in court.


Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Living-Together Agreements
Divorce and Relationship Breakdowns
Property Rights
Financial Solutions
Civil Partnerships Arrangements for Children

We offer a free initial 30 minute meeting of advice in relation to any of the problems listed above.
For more information please see our Cohabitation Agreements Leaflet & Family, Divorce & Separation Leaflet

Ms Julie Barr LLB (Hons)
Telephone: 01208 812415
Email: jb@macmillans-solicitors.co.uk

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