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Divorce & Relationship Breakdown Solicitors

At Emery Johnson Astills we understand the personal turmoil you may experience when your relationship ends. Whether you are dealing with the end of a marriage, civil partnership or cohabiting relationship, our family lawyers can offer the friendly, sensitive and practical support you need to navigate through this difficult time.

Our divorce and separation experts can assist you to reach agreements which are in the best interests of the children, help you to agree on the best way to separate your finances and guide you through the process of obtaining a divorce or separating. 

We have extensive experience with how the legal process of ending your relationship can have a major impact, emotionally and financially on all members of your family. As such, we make sure our approach is designed to minimise any negative fallout, while ensuring the terms of your separation are right for you.

At Emery Johnson Astills our team will provide powerful advocacy to fight your corner if your separation is acrimonious or, for a divorce with less drama, we can explore alternatives such as collaborative law or mediation.

We offer a range of pricing options, including providing some of our divorce services on a fixed fee basis. We can advise you on the best approach to help you manage your budget while getting all the advice you need for your circumstances.

To find out more, you can book a fixed fee consultation and discover whether Emery Johnson Astills is the right team of divorce solicitors for you.

Emery Johnson Astills is also home to a Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accredited property law team who can assist with any issues involving your home and other property as a result of divorce and separation.

Get in touch with our divorce solicitors in Leicestershire now by emailing us or contacting your local Emery Johnson Astills office in Leicester or Loughborough.

Our divorce & separation expertise

We can support you with all of the legal issues involved in divorce and relationship breakdown, helping you to make a clean break and move on as quickly as possible.

Divorce proceedings

Our divorce lawyers can guide you through the entire legal process of ending your marriage, helping proceedings to go ahead as swiftly, smoothly and cost-effectively as possible. This includes helping you to prepare and submit a divorce petition, responding to divorce proceedings initiated by your spouse and representing you in the divorce court if required.

Civil partnership dissolution

We can advise you on all of the issues related to civil partnership dissolution, helping you to end your relationship amicably wherever possible or representing you in court where required.

Divorce financial settlements

Our divorce lawyers can help you reach a financial settlement that works for you, whether through voluntary agreement with your ex-partner or through court action where necessary. We can ensure all relevant assets are considered, including your home, other property, savings and investments, as well as pension entitlements and any other relevant financial benefits.

If your divorce is causing you financial difficulties while you wait for a financial settlement to be sorted out, we can also help you arrange a divorce loan. This can unlock temporary funds to help keep you solvent until more long-term financial arrangements can be resolved.

Arrangements for children

We know how contentious making arrangements for children following divorce or separation can be. Our team have the friendly, collaborative approach needed to keep things amicable wherever possible, helping you to protect your children’s wellbeing while ensuring your rights as a parent are protected.

International divorce

We have particular experience with international divorce, including where your marriage took place abroad or where one partner now lives abroad. We can also advise you on issues such as taking your children abroad following divorce and dealing with child abduction issues.

Fixed fee divorce in Leicestershire

We can offer other divorce services either on the traditional hourly rate ie on a time spent basis , alternatively we can look at other options which can include fixed fees. We try to be as flexible as possible and will look and discuss options with you that are affordable.

To find out more about our divorce fees, please get in touch.

Contact our divorce lawyers in Leicestershire

Our divorce solicitors offer friendly, pragmatic legal advice and guidance for clients across Leicestershire and the East Midlands from our local offices in Leicester and Loughborough.

To speak to a member of our residential property team or book an appointment, please contact your local Emery Johnson Astills office or use our contact form and we will get back to you promptly.