Divorce Solicitors

Expert Divorce Solicitors

Sadly, more than 110,000 marriages across Great Britain end in divorce each year. So, if you are going through a divorce or a separation, you certainly aren’t alone.

Our divorce solicitors are committed and dedicated to providing you with clear black and white advice tailored to your personal circumstances.

Whether you are on the receiving end of a divorce petition or you wish to initiate proceedings yourself, it’s likely that you will be concerned about what the future holds for you and how the separation will impact your financial security and potentially your ability to support your children.

Here at No.1 Solicitors, our divorce solicitors understand how challenging divorce or dissolution can be. That’s why our divorce solicitors strive each day to reduce the stress and time involved in divorce, whilst ensuring that your best interests are protected and the outcome reflects your requirements.

Our strong team of divorce solicitors have built an outstanding reputation for providing a high quality and personal service to our clients. Whether you are in need of spousal maintenance, child maintenance, matrimonial home to being able to get an honest picture of your former partner’s financial circumstances, you can rely on our expert divorce solicitors to ensure you properly looked after both in the short and long term.

With offices in Harrogate, York, Oldham and Manchester, our divorce solicitors can never be too far away if you live in England. We also cater for client’s who live abroad via regular skype meetings, where necessary to facilitate a swift and easy divorce process. If you are based internationally, why not request a skype call from one of our expert  divorce solicitors.

How are finances divided upon divorce?

There are various ways of resolving financial matters during the divorce process, but ultimately it depends on whether you and your partner can reach an agreement through mediation or collaborative law.

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These options are known as ‘alternative dispute resolution’ and allow both parties to save costs associated with attending court while retaining autonomy on the decisions that will ultimately determine their future.
If it is not possible for you and your partner to reach an agreement outside of court, both your financial positions will be assessed and a financial settlement decided by a judge. The judge will weigh out the needs of both sides, carefully assessing:

  • The income and earning capacity of both parties
  • The age of both parties
  • The duration of the marriage
  • The standard of living enjoyed by the family before the breakdown of the marriage
  • The physical and mental capacity of both parties

If court proceedings become inevitable, rest assured that our divorce and separation solicitors will be at hand for practical advice, robust representation and legal support at each stage.

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