Family Law FAQs

Evidence of Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/3 x months bank statements/ proof of benefits (if applicable)/wage slips (if working).
We do not offer a free consultation, however we do offer a reduced fixed fee initial consultation.


Up to One hour advice and a written confirmation of that advice.

Children Matters

Up to One hour advice, correspondence to the Respondent solicitor and a referral to mediation, if necessary.

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For initial FREE expert legal advice, please call our Family Law department direct on 0151 264 7363.

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After the work has been complete under a fixed fee, we would then continue to carry out work if required, on an hourly rate basis. Each Solicitor has a different hourly rate and this will be discussed with you at the initial appointment.
In specific circumstances we will assist with Child Maintenance, however, please visit Child Maintenance Service for further information.
Certainly, our Solicitors are able to advocate on your behalf at court, however, there may be the need to instruct a Barrister in certain cases. This is all dependent upon your circumstances.

Usually around 6-9 months, however, this can vary if the matter is contested or if there is a financial element to your divorce.

Yes, you will be eligible for a Divorce if you haven’t been married for two years. However, you must be married for more than 12 months and meet the necessary grounds and reasons for divorce.

In certain circumstances. We can assist in PLO/Pre-Proceedings meetings and attend these meetings with you. Please call 0151 264 7363 for further information.

Currently we do not offer mediation, however, we are able to assist in making a referral for you to a qualified mediator.

Legal Aid is still available in Exceptional Circumstances where evidence of domestic violence/child abuse is not readily available.

Please contact us on 0151 264 7363 to find out more information in respect of Exceptional Funding.


For a free no obligation chat with one of our Family Law Solicitors call us now on 0151 264 7363 or email us to see how we can help you.

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