If you're looking for a Divorce Lawyer in Leeds or require any other Family Law advice, please read on. Leeds Family Law are recognised by the Resolution as specialist providers of Family Law advice. You will receive exceptional levels of service and have your interests protected at all times. You can be confident knowing your case will be handled by a senior Solicitor with over a decade of experience. We provide a number of innovative services such as Skype interviews and after-work appointments to progress your case as swiftly as possible.
Please scroll down this page for further details on our specialisms and an introduction to the most common legal areas within Family Law.
Divorce | Contact and Residence Disputes | Paternity Disputes | Division of Matrimonial Assets | Domestic Violence | Civil Partnerships | International Divorce | Asian Divorce | Unmarried Couples | Emergency Protection Orders | Pre-nuptial Agreements | Collabrative Law | Forced Marriages | High Net Worth Disputes | Child Maintenance | Contact for Grand Parents
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Leeds Family Law Specialisms - Click on the links for detailed information
In order to start the Divorce either the Husband or Wife must issue the Divorce Petition through the local County Court. The taking of such action signifies that one of the parties has come to the conclusion that the marriage has ended. For detailed information on the Divorce procedure please click the link above.
One of the major concerns in any relationship breakdown is where the children will live and how contact with both parents will take place. Our Resolution accredited Solicitor will endevour to resolve children disputes with a co-operative and constructive approach. Please click the above link for detailed information.
Alongside the breakdown of a relationship there is often the question of how the famiy home will be occupied, who will be responsible for payments of the mortgage and how this will be maintained whilst final settlements are negotiated. Our Solicitor is recognised as a specialist provider of advice in this area.
Any behaviour that you find threatening or intimidating is unacceptable and you do not have to put up with this. Our Solicitor is an accredited Resolution specialist in the area of Domestic Abuse and has represented both men and women secure protective orders to prevent such behaviour.
Many people believe that if they have lived with each other for a number of years without marriage they have the same protection and legal rights as a married couple. However, these rights are not aquired automatically and on the breakdown of this relationship many are left without any legal protection.
The aim of the collaborative law process is to avoid going to court with the emphasis being on trying to work things out by meeting with your partner and their lawyer face to face. As your lawyer is with you throughout the process a settlement can be reached this way. Our Solicitor will be able to offer this service from November 2011.
Our Solicitor has extensive experience dealing with clients who have married outside of the UK. We have knowledge of marriages that have taken place in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. If you are a UK citizen and you have married in one of the above countries and now want a Divorce then please click the link above for further information.
From December 2004 it has been possible for same sex couples in the UK to register a Civil Partnership. The rights aquired by the couple entering into this arrangement are almost the same as those of a married couple. For further information on your rights in relation to financial and children matters please click the link above.
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