Forresters Logo
Office Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Telephone Icon 01229 820297

Family Law

Family Law

Family Law & Divorce

Separation and divorce is an emotionally traumatic time, which we can help you through by providing friendly, expert advice. We are longstanding members of Resolution, the association of Family Lawyers who are committed to resolving family breakdown and disputes by negotiation and only going to Court when necessary. To find out more please go to  www.resolution.org.uk

 
We can guide you through the divorce process from start to finish and negotiate on your behalf in relation to your children, finances or property.  Whenever possible, we shall find ways to resolve any differences with your spouse amicably and without resorting to the courts.  If court proceedings cannot be avoided we will represent your interest assertively whilst still encouraging ways to find a negotiated settlement.

We  provide advice and representation on a range of family matters including: 


•    Mediation
•    Domestic Violence
•    Injunctions
•    Divorce
•    Pre-nuptial Agreements
•    Separation Agreements
•    Finances and Property on divorce and break up of  civil partnership
•    Cohabitee and Joint Property Disputes 
•    Children (Child Arrangement Orders for Residence and Contact)
•    Adoption
•    Representation in Care Proceedings 
•    Claims against Estates under the Inheritance Act 1975

Our Family team consists of Jeremy Fish, Solicitor/Director and Nicole Dickinson, Law Graduate and Legal Assistant.

 We offer free and fixed fee interviews and fixed fee Divorce and fixed fees for representation at Court, subject to conditions. 

Legal aid is available for victims of domestic abuse and in care proceedings. To find out if you may be eligible for legal aid please go to www.gov.uk/check-legal-aid


To make an appointment to discuss any matter relating to family law,  please telephone our family department at our Barrow-in-Furness office on 01229 820297