Our divorce and family law services in Bath and North East Somerset
Our Bath divorce lawyers can guide you through every step of divorce and separation, including starting and responding to divorce proceedings, making financial settlements and sorting out arrangements for children.
While we work with all types of families, we have particular expertise in LGBTQI divorce, international divorce and high net worth divorce.
With specialist training in mediation and collaborative law, we can typically resolve all matters related to divorce and separation without the need for court action, saving you time, money and a lot of unnecessary conflict.
We understand how important it is to get the right legal and practical arrangements in place for your children when going through a divorce or separation. We can offer sensitive, practical guidance to help you find a positive way forward that respect your rights as a parent while best matching your children’s interests and wellbeing.
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.
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 co-habitation solicitors in Bath can help you create a co-habitation agreement that puts in place legally binding protects in case your relationship doesn’t work out. This can give you certainty over issues such as what will happen to your shared home, where any children you have together will live and any other important matters that will need to be resolved in the event of separation.
Couples from all walks of life are increasingly using pre-nuptial agreements to protect themselves and their future wellbeing when getting married. This is particularly popular for those getting remarried and/or who have children from a previous relationship whose inheritance they wish to protect.
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 reach a fair agreement that protects your interests while meeting the required standard to be considered by a judge during divorce proceedings.
We can also offer post-nuptial agreements for those who are already married, as well as pre-registration agreements for civil partnerships.
Family dispute resolution
We specialise in using non-confrontational dispute resolution for divorce, separation and other family conflict, 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. This allows us to help you resolve disputes faster and at lower cost, while minimising any negative emotional impact on you and your loved ones.
LGBTQI family law
Our Bath family lawyers have a long track history of supporting LGBTQI individuals and families in all areas of family law. We can advise you on the full range of LGBTQI family law matters, including divorce and separation, civil partnerships and LGBTQI parenting issues.
If you or your loved ones have experienced domestic abuse (including physical, verbal and emotional abuse), our lawyers can take immediate action to make sure you are protected. There are various court orders we can apply for that can prevent your abuser visiting or contacting you or your children, as well as forcing them to leave your shared home.
Local resources for divorce and family law in Bath and North East Somerset
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.
Located in nearby Bristol, close to Bristol Temple Meads station, this court handles cases related to divorce, children, adoption and domestic violence.
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 302663, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or using the enquiry form below to request a call back.