We understand that going through divorce or separation is painful and scary. The legal process can seem difficult and intimidating. Added to this is the unknown factor of how expensive it is going to be.
The ‘no fault’ divorce becomes law under the terms of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 in April this year, meaning that couples will be able to get a divorce without having to blame the other person for what went wrong. If you are separated and planning to divorce, the question is – should you wait?
If your relationship breaks down, you might not know what to do next or where you stand legally. Our fixed fee first meeting aims to equip you with the knowledge and advice needed for you to decide what the best next step is for you and your relationship.
Liz Edwards, head of our Family Law department answers the most commonly asked questions regarding our Fixed Fee Family Law first meeting.
Our Family Law Solicitor, Sam O’Dwyer has recently qualified as a Mediator. She is now observing and co-mediating with other Mediators to gain experience in this area of law. Below, Sam tells us how she’s finding the experience.