family law

Family

At Westgate Solicitors we understand that nothing can be more distressing than breakdown of a relationship. Our team of experts are here to help you get through your difficult times.

Complicated and emotional decisions need to be made at a time when many can feel vulnerable, or at a loss to know how to resolve the issues in front of them so as best to protect themselves and their family.

Our Family lawyers have expertise in providing you with comprehensive advice on a range of services related to Family law including:-

  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial settlements / maintenance following divorce and separation
  • Residence / Contact / Custody of children (now known as Child Arrangement Orders)
  • Child abduction
  • Injunctions such as Non-molestation orders and Occupation orders
  • Relationship agreements such as:-
    - Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
    - Civil partnerships agreements
    - Separation agreements
    - Cohabitation / living together agreements
  • Advice on the validity of overseas marriages and divorces, such as a Nikah or Talaq
  • Advising cohabitating and unmarried couples on the financial arrangements upon separation

Fixed Fees

Our fees are extremely competitive. In certain matters, we offer fixed fee services including the following:-

Assisted DIY Divorce Package – Petitioner £395.00*

1. A one hour meeting with a qualified Family Solicitor who will be happy to provide you with guidance and answer your questions about the divorce process.

2. A Divorce Pack containing:-
– All the forms you are likely to need to conduct a straightforward divorce yourself; and
– Notes written by a qualified Solicitor guiding you through the divorce process.

3. A further half hour of legal advice by phone or in person.

4. We will check the documents prior to them being filed with the Court.

DIY PLUS Package – Respondent £295.00*

1. A one hour meeting with a qualified Family Solicitor who will be happy to provide you with guidance and answer your questions about the divorce process.

2. A Divorce Pack containing:-
– All the forms you are likely to need to conduct a straightforward divorce yourself; and
– Notes written by a qualified Solicitor guiding you through the divorce process.

3. A further half hour of legal advice by phone or in person.

4. We will check the documents prior to them being filed with the Court.

Managed Undefended Divorce – Petitioner £895.00*

1. An initial meeting with a qualified Family Solicitor.

2. We will complete all the paperwork for you and correspond with the Court and your partner at all stages.

Managed Undefended Divorce – Respondent £500.00*

1. An initial meeting with a qualified Family Solicitor.

2. We will complete all the paperwork for you and correspond with the Court and your partner at all stages.

*Costs referred to on this page do not include Court fees, VAT and certain other terms apply. These costs do not cover negotiations relating to finances or children.

For professional, friendly legal expertise and advice, call us on 0207 001 1115 or email us at info@westgatesolicitors.co.uk.