This post was most recently updated on August 21st, 2023
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Deciding when to use a family law solicitor can be difficult. There are many factors that you need to consider, and each situation is unique. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common reasons why people hire family law solicitors. We will also provide some tips on how to find the right solicitor for your needs.
One of the most common reasons to use a family law solicitor is when you are going through a divorce. A good solicitor will be able to help you with the paperwork and negotiations involved in a divorce. They can also provide support and advice during this difficult time.
Managing children during divorce or separation:
If you have children, you may also need to use a family law solicitor if you are having difficulty reaching a parenting agreement. A solicitor can help you to come to an agreement that is in the best interests of your children. They can also provide support and advice if you are going through a child custody battle.
Splitting assets during a divorce:
Another common reason to use a family law solicitor is when you are splitting assets during a divorce. A solicitor can help you to negotiate a fair property settlement. They can also advise you on how to divide your pensions and other assets.
You may also need to use a family law solicitor, particularly protection order lawyers, if you are seeking a restraining order against someone who has been abusive. A solicitor can help you to fill out the paperwork and file for a restraining order. They can also provide support and advice during this difficult time.
Civil partnership dissolution
When a civil partnership breaks down it can be an emotionally tough time for all parties involved. A family law solicitor can help by providing legal support and guidance throughout the process, from beginning to end. They can also offer advice on what to expect in terms of maintenance payments, property division and arrangements for any children involved.
Child contact issues
If you have children and are struggling to come to an agreement with your ex-partner over contact arrangements, a family law solicitor can help. They can offer guidance on the best way to approach the situation and represent you in any legal proceedings that may arise.
If you or someone close to you is experiencing domestic violence, a family law solicitor can help. They can provide support and advice on the best course of action to take. They can also assist with any legal proceedings that may be necessary, such as applying for a restraining order.
If you are considering using a family law solicitor, it is important to find one that you feel comfortable with. You should meet with several different solicitors before making a decision. Be sure to ask them about their experience and qualifications. You should also ask about their fees so that you can compare different solicitors.
Freeman Jones Solicitors has over 25 years of experience and a team of experienced solicitors who can assist you with all aspects of family law. We offer a free initial consultation so that you can get to know us and we can assess your individual needs. Contact us today to book an appointment.