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Oakwood Solicitors

Divorce and Civil
Partnership Dissolution

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I got in touch with Oakwood Solicitors and they have been kind and helpful. They have sent me emails and letters through the post. I am grateful for their assistance in dealing with my problems.

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Very easy to get in touch with and get things started. Very clear when explaining the situation and information you need. All-round good service.

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Excellent service keeping you updated at all times with calls and emails. Would definitely use them again. Thank you - couldn’t have done it without you.

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My experience was very positive.

My experience was very positive. The firm contacted me very soon and the employee was extremely helpful and clear when explaining what is going to happen from now on.

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The experts in Family Law matters

The end of a marriage or civil partnership can be devastating, not only to the main two people involved but also to any children or extended family. Not knowing your legal rights and responsibilities can make this upsetting time even more difficult.

Our lead family law Solicitor, Sarah Hull, has over two decades of experience and is able to guide you through the process and advise you on all of the options that are available to you.

Can you help me settle divorce proceedings or a civil partnership dissolution?

The process of starting or responding to divorce or civil partnership proceedings can be confusing and stressful. If you don’t get the details right, it can mean things take a lot longer and could lead to unnecessary conflict.

Our divorce lawyers can guide you through the legal side of ending your relationship, helping the process to go as swiftly and smoothly as possible. We can also advise you on the most effective approach to minimise the potential for conflict with your spouse or civil partner.

Financial settlements for divorce and dissolution

Achieving a fair separation of your finances that meets your needs can be challenging during a separation, especially if there are high value and/or complex assets to consider. While you can apply to a court to make a settlement for yourself, most couples are now able to agree on a settlement out of court with the right legal advice and support.

Our family law team can help you achieve the best possible settlement for your divorce or civil partnership dissolution with clear, practical advice and support. We have particular expertise in matters including business assets, trusts, and high net worth assets.

Find out more about how we can help you make a financial settlement for your divorce or civil partnership dissolution.

Arrangements for children

When you have children, divorce and separation can be particularly difficult to deal with. Making sure your children’s best interests and your rights as a parent are protected requires a careful approach so that you can get the right arrangements in place while avoiding unnecessary conflict.

Our family law team is highly experienced in dealing with arrangements for children, so can help you agree with your former partner on how to share your children’s care in a way that works for everyone. Where you cannot make a voluntary agreement, we can advise you on your options, including taking the matter to a family court if required.

Find out more about how can help you to resolve disputes over children.

How are fees calculated?

We know that the cost of dealing with divorce and civil partnership dissolution is usually a key concern for many people. We therefore aim to keep our pricing clear and competitive, while offering you the high-quality expertise and personal service you deserve.

Some of our services can be offered on a fixed fee basis, meaning we quote a single price to handle a specific matter and that is the only price you pay. This is often a good option for straightforward issues, such as filling out and submitting your divorce petition.

Other services are more normally offered at an hourly rate, meaning we can offer you exactly as much support as you need to see the matter through to the right outcome. All billable work is always agreed in advance, allowing you to keep total control over the costs involved.

To find out more about our divorce and dissolution pricing, please get in touch.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose Oakwood Solicitors Ltd?

You will have a dedicated advisor who will see your matter through from start to finish, assisting you in the event of any queries or issues you may have.

Your case handler will continue to provide regular updates until the conclusion of your claim, ensuring the process is as stress-free and effortless as possible.

What do I do now?

If you believe or feel you have a claim, contact us for a free initial consultation regarding your options:

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Sarah Hull: Consultant - Family Law

Sarah Hull is a Family Law Consultant. Sarah is adept at understanding and managing difficult issues, involving settlements including High Net Worth Assets, Company Structures, Family-Owned Businesses, Trusts, Bitcoin and Pensions. Sarah acts for clients from all walks of life both regionally and nationally.

Her clients value her sympathetic and understanding manner, backed by a tenacious and highly committed approach. Her reputation as a pragmatic, tactical and committed Solicitor precedes her, and she is regularly recommended by clients and other professionals.

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