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Divorce and Family Law Solicitors in Bath

Our expert divorce and family law solicitors in Bath offer compassionate and pragmatic legal support for all areas of family law, including family separation, with particular skills in non-confrontational dispute resolution.

We have been helping families across England and Wales with family law matters for more than 20 years. Whether you need to make a co-habitation agreement or pre-nuptial agreement, are going through a divorce or separation, or need assistance with any other area of family law, we can offer a personal local service backed by exceptional legal expertise.

Our family law solicitors in Bath have a strong focus on alternative family dispute resolution, including mediation and collaborative law, with particular experience and expertise supporting clients with LGBT+ family law.

To book an appointment, simply call us on 01225 569500, send us an email at or use the enquiry form on the right to request a call back.

Our divorce and family law services in Bath

Divorce law

At Crisp & Co, we understand that going through a divorce can be an extremely stressful and challenging time. During this tough period, you’ll need a team of expert legal professionals behind you, assisting you with the practical tasks.

Our divorce solicitors in Bath can guide you through every stage of the divorce process, from completing a divorce application to receiving a Conditional Order, and eventually obtaining the Final Order which legally ends the marriage.

Our team can assist you with all of the related legal matters, including obtaining a child arrangement order and reaching a financial settlement with your ex-spouse.

At Crisp & Co, our specialist family law team are trained in mediation and collaborative law, with either of these approaches, we can assist you in making the necessary arrangements for your divorce out of court, often reducing conflict and stress.

While we work with all types of families, we have particular expertise in LGBT+ divorceinternational divorce and high net worth divorce.

Divorce and finances

Our specialist divorce lawyers can provide support with divorce and finances, helping you to safeguard your finances, and secure the best outcome for your circumstances.

Our expert divorce solicitors in Bath can help you with all divorce and finance related matters, such as:

  • Negotiating a voluntary divorce financial settlement out of Court, where the circumstances will allow this
  • Obtaining a Financial Order
  • Obtaining a Clean Break Order
  • Guidance and representation through Court proceedings where required

If you would like to discuss your financial options with a family solicitor, please get in touch with our experts at Crisp & Co.

Children law

We know that any legal issues concerning your children can be incredibly emotional as well as difficult to handle. Our family law solicitors in Bath can offer empathetic guidance, ensuring we put your children and their best interests first.

Our specialists can provide help with making child arrangements, during separation or divorce proceedings, including obtaining Child Arrangement Orders. We can also help you to resolve any disagreements that you are having with your ex-partner, concerning your child and their upbringing.

Our divorce solicitors in Bath have much experience working with divorcing couples with children and will ensure that all of your legal matters are resolved in a sensitive manner, avoiding conflict where possible.

As well as arrangements for children during divorce and separation, our children law solicitors in Bath can also assist you with matters including adoption, surrogacy and parental responsibility.

Co-habitation agreements

It’s now common for couples to live together without getting married, including buying homes and having children together. However, many people do not realise that unmarried partners have no automatic rights to each other’s assets if they separate, causing the potential for financial and other practical issues in the future.

Our cohabitation solicitors in Bath can support you to create a cohabitation agreement, affording you protection if your relationship does not work out. These agreements can help to establish key issues, such as what will happen to your shared home if you split up, where your children will live, and other important matters.

Pre-nuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements are legal documents which a couple can choose to enter into prior to getting married. These legal agreements are used to establish how assets will be split if the couple get divorced later down the line.

Our pre-nuptial agreements solicitors in Bath can help you negotiate, draft, and review a pre-nuptial agreement. With our support, we can help you to reach a fair agreement that protects your interests. We will help you to ensure that the agreement meets the required legal standards, so that a judge would be obliged to consider it during divorce settlement proceedings.

We can also offer post-nuptial agreements for those who are already married, as well as pre-registration agreements for civil partnerships. Both of these serve the same purpose as prenuptial agreements.

Family dispute resolution

We specialise in using non-confrontational dispute resolution for divorce, separation, and other family conflicts, helping you to get the right result for you and your loved ones without court action wherever possible.

Our family dispute resolution solicitors in Bath have specialist training in methods such as family mediation and collaborative law. By using either of these methods we are able to resolve disputes more quickly and cost effectively in comparison to court processes.

If you have any questions about family dispute resolution and would like to discuss your options today, please get in touch with our family law and divorce solicitors in Bath.

LGBT+ family law

Our Bath family lawyers have many years of experience supporting LGBT+ individuals and families in all areas of family law. We can advise you on the full range of LGBT+ family law matters, including:

  • Divorce and civil partnership dissolution
  • Living together agreements
  • Prenuptial agreements and pre-registration agreements
  • Parenting arrangements
  • Surrogacy and sperm donation
  • Adoption for same sex couples

If you would like to discuss your needs and learn how we could help you, please contact our specialists at Crisp & Co today.

Fertility law

Our specialist fertility law solicitors in Bath can help clients with many different fertility matters, including:

  • Assistance to access a Parental Order, (for surrogate parents)
  • Legal guidance on surrogacy law and support to create surrogacy agreements
  • Legal advice concerning assisted reproduction and artificial insemination, including IVF, IUI and donor insemination

Our expert family solicitors can provide any information that you require regarding fertility law, catering our support to your specific situation.

Domestic violence                

Our solicitors understand that suffering domestic violence is a trauma inducing experience and that those in this situation may find it hard to reach out for help. If you have experienced any type of domestic abuse, it is vital that you receive the help you need.

At Crisp & Co, we can help you obtain legal protections, to keep you and your loved ones safe from domestic abuse, these include:

  • Non Molestation Orders
  • Occupation Orders
  • Prohibited Steps Orders

If you need help, please contact our expert solicitors, we always approach every case with empathy and professionalism, ensuring that you feel fully supported and heard.

Local resources for divorce and family law in Bath

Bath Magistrates', County and Family Court

Based at the Law Courts on North Parade Road in central Bath, this court hears cases related to matters including divorce, children and domestic violence.

Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre

Located in nearby Bristol, close to Bristol Temple Meads station, this court handles cases related to divorce, children, adoption, and domestic violence.


At Crisp & Co, we are focused on ensuring that our legal services are as accessible as possible. Please let us know if you have any disability requirements, and we will do all that we can to accommodate your needs.

How to find our solicitors in Bath

Reach us by car

The closest car park to our office is located on Charlotte Street, a short eight minute walk away.

Reach us by train

The closest train station is Bath Spa, a ten minute walk from our office.

Reach us by bus

The closest bus stop to our office is located on Milsom Street, a three minute walk from our office, served by the 316 Park & Ride. Alternatively, there is a bus stop a five minute walk away at Queens Square, served by the 716.

Plan your journey

You can plan your journey to our solicitors in Bath here.

Book an appointment with our divorce and family law solicitors in Bath

You can arrange an appointment to discuss your requirements or request a quote by calling us on 01225 569500, emailing or using our enquiry form to request a call back.