Divorce & separation solicitors near Ewell, Surrey

Our friendly family law specialists in Ewell are here to help. Call us today on 020 3621 0111.

Here at Bellwether Solicitors, our expert divorce lawyers are here to help you through a time of enormous change.  If you are based in or near to Ewell, we can give you expert and practical legal advice as soon as possible so you are clear about your options.

When contemplating a divorce or dissolution of civil proceedings, it is normal to have many questions surrounding the process.  This might include what a divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership will mean for your finances, your children  and your future.  Our divorce attorneys will do their utmost to make the process of divorce and separation as easy and stress-free as possible.

Our approachable team of divorce specialists will provide you with expert and tailored advice to ensure that you are treated fairly and secure the right outcome for your case.  We can answer any questions that you may have concisely and without legal jargon. We know and understand that separation and divorce can be challenging, and we aim to provide practical and tailored advice so you can make informed and empowered decisions.

We will also aim to do our best to ensure that your divorce progresses with as little delay as possible.  This will hopefully reduce the financial and emotional impact of what can be a difficult process.

Our family solicitors are members of Resolution, the widely respected network of family lawyers who are committed to reducing conflict within family law.

Our lawyers offer a fixed, free initial divorce consultation in which we can explore the issues involved together and advise on the likely costs and timescales.  This is available for £150 plus VAT, and there is no time limit.

To book an appointment, please contact us now on 020 4535 2300 or 020 3621 0111.

We offer an initial consultation for a fixed rate of £150 plus VAT.  The initial consultation can take place either in person or by remote means (video or telephone).

We are accredited and approved.

Bellwether Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under SRA number 627330.
We are subject to the rules set out in the SRA Standards & Regulations, which can be accessed here.

We are proud members of Resolution.

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Our divorce lawyers near Ewell offer outstanding client care

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Whatever your family or relationship situation, you can be assured that our divorce solicitors near Ewell will work on your behalf to achieve your objectives as effectively as possible. Our divorce lawyers will give you expert legal advice and empathetic support and, will at all times maintain confidentiality

We have a wealth of experience dealing with divorce and dissolution of civil partnership cases and related issues such as children and finances.

  • Divorce financial settlements: once you have decided to divorce, you should obtain a financial remedy order, either by consent (a consent order) or through fully contested proceedings. A financial remedy order sets out how assets are divided and can include property, savings, shares, pensions, liabilities for debts, and maintenance payments. You should be aware that the divorce itself will not sever the financial ties between you and your partner, these will remain live until they are dismissed by a clean break clause within the financial remedy order.
  • Childcare arrangements: if you are in the process of separating or divorcing, you will need to make arrangements for your children, including where they live and how much time they will spend with the non resident parent. It is also possible for grandparents’ to apply to the court for a child arrangements order, although they will need the court’s permission to make such an application.

We can also advise about complex divorce and separation matters, such as pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements.

We can advise on divorce mediation. We are committed to achieving the best outcome for you and will always be available to answer any questions that you may have.

Do your family lawyers handle pre-nuptial agreements in Ewell, KT17?

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Getting specialist divorce and legal advice is vital, and it is never too early to speak to a solicitor especially if you are intending to marry and have pre-acquired assets which you would like to protect should the relationship breakdown in the future.

Whilst currently it is not possible for us to oust the jurisdiction of the court and to guarantee that such an agreement will be upheld, for you to have the best chance you should ensure that the agreement is entered into at least 4 to 6 weeks before the marriage. This will avoid the party wishing to renege on the agreement saying that they were under duress to sign the agreement. It is also vital that both parties take independent legal advice before signing the agreement.

This will avoid the party wishing to renege on the agreement saying that they did not understand what they were signing. For the best possible chance of having the agreement upheld in the future, there should be a full and frank exchange of financial disclosure so that both parties are fully aware of the assets in question prior to signing the agreement.

Finally, it is advisable to ensure that the agreement is reviewed regularly throughout the marriage, for example if there is a change of circumstances such as a child/children being born.

Our divorce solicitors and family lawyers help clients based in Ewell and the surrounding areas with a wide range of legal issues. These include:

  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Dissolution of civil partnerships
  • Post civil partnership agreements
  • Property disputes
  • Child maintenance
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Financial provisions
  • Protective injunctions (including emergency applications)
  • Child arrangement orders
  • Grandparent rights
  • Post-nuptial agreements

We put the needs of our clients at the heart of everything we do and are results-focused – please see our testimonials.

No fault divorce advice in Ewell

There are various reasons why couples separate and divorce, and our divorce lawyers will be with you every step of the way. We will take time to get to know you and your circumstances so we can produce the best of all results

Change in divorce law, which came into effect in England and Wales on April 6, 2022, means that there is now a no-fault divorce, now means that individuals seeking to end their marriage or civil partnership no longer need to blame each other for the breakdown of the relationship. Instead, one applicant or both can now apply to declare that the marriage has irretrievably broken down.

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To learn about our approach to divorce law in Ewell, please call 020 4535 2300 or 020 3621 0111 or email info@bellwethersolicitors.com

Our separation lawyers also provide expert advice for clients in Carshalton.

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