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Family Law Solicitors

Family law issues can be both legally and emotionally complicated, with many different issues to consider. You may be facing a divorce or separation, need help separating your finances from a former partner or sorting out arrangements for your children. Perhaps you are getting married or moving in with your partner and want to create a pre-nuptial agreement or cohabitation agreement?

Dealing with family matters is a very personal process and finding the right lawyer for you and your needs is an important step in that process. Our dedicated family team have the expert knowledge and experience needed to guide you through even the most complex issues. We offer a friendly, caring approach and clear, practical advice, making it as simple and stress-free as possible to deal with any family law issues you are facing.

We appreciate that this is a big decision to make at a time when you may be feeling confused and intimidated about making the first step. To make things easier, we offer a free initial appointment to give you the opportunity to come in, meet the team and decide whether we are the right law firm for you.

This initial meeting also gives you an opportunity to talk through your situation with us, then we can advise you on your options and the possible outcomes. Our priority is to ensure that you have a clear understanding of the path ahead and the challenges involved in achieving your goals, so you can make an informed decision about how you want to move forward.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to our clients and the level of service that we provide, so please be assured that, whatever your needs or concerns, we will do everything we can to support you every step of the way.

Get in touch with our family law solicitors in Sidcup

Contact us today to arrange your free initial appointment with our family team by calling 020 8300 9321 or emailing enquiries@wmk-law.com.

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With a wealth of experience, our Family Law team can offer advice in the following areas:

Divorce Law

Our divorce lawyers can guide you through all of the issues involved in the end of your relationship, including starting and responding to divorce proceedings, as well as making financial arrangements and arrangements for children.

We also have strong experience with civil partnership dissolution, so can provide expert advice and support to help you deal with the end of a civil partnership.

Most issues involved in divorce and civil partnership dissolution can be dealt with amicably, avoiding the need for court action and saving you time, money and stress.

Separation Agreements

Separation agreements can be very useful if you are considering a trial separation or need to put in place interim arrangements while sorting out the details of your divorce or civil partnership dissolution.

A separation agreement is a legally binding agreement that allows you to decide where each of you will live, how your finances will be dealt with in the short term and any immediate arrangements that need to be made for your children.

Prenuptial Agreement

With many people now getting married later in life or after a previous marriage, it is increasingly common for couples from all walks of life to want a pre-nuptial agreement.

This can be especially useful if there is a big difference in assets or income between the two parties or where there are children from a previous relationship whose inheritance who want to protect.

We can advise you on what to consider in a prenup, help you to negotiate the details with your partner in a positive way and ensure the resulting document meets the legal standard needed for it to be considered by a judge if you ever need to rely on your prenup.

Cohabitation Agreement

If you are planning to live with your partner without getting married, it is important to realise that you have no automatic legal right to each other’s property, savings, pension or other assets in the event your relationship ends.

A cohabitation agreement allows you to set out exactly what will happen if you ever separate, including how your finances will be divided, what will happen to your shared home and where any children you have will live.

A cohabitation agreement is a legally binding document that can provide peace of mind that you and your loved ones will not lose out if your relationship ends.

Why our family lawyers are the right choice for you and your loved ones

Our family lawyers have decades of experience helping people at some of the most difficult points of their lives. We combined exceptional legal experience with compassion and understanding to help you navigate the most complicated issues with the minimum stress.

We know that how we handle your legal issues is often just as important as the outcome we achieve for you. Our team will listen to your needs and concerns and tailor our approach to your priorities.

Even in the case of potentially contentious issues such as divorce, we can almost always resolve matters without the need for court action, allowing you to get the best outcome for you and your loved ones without unnecessary conflict.

We also offer the support of our Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited property team, who can assist with issues such that arise in relation to family law, such as buying and selling property or transferring ownership of your family home following a divorce.

We are Lexcel accredited by the Law Society in recognition of our exceptional client care and practice management.

Speak to our family lawyers in Sidcup

To arrange a free initial consultation with our family lawyers or for more information, please get in touch now by calling 020 8300 9321 or emailing enquiries@wmk-law.com.