Family Law

Relationships and Marriage

Family law isn’t just about divorce – there are many areas in which a couple may seek legal advice from a solicitor. Our 5-star rated family law team work with couples to create agreements around living together (‘co-habitation’), pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and advice for those who have been married before.

Our team have a first-class reputation for providing outstanding personal support to our clients while fighting to protect their interests. Whether you need a solicitor who will protect your finances or work diligently to deliver the most fair outcome possible, we will work confidentially and efficiently to provide the best possible result. Our solicitors take the time to know each client personally and understand their individual sensitivities and concerns.

Daniel Mattess

Heading up our Family Law Department, Daniel is a Solicitor with a wealth of experience in Divorce and Family Law matters.

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Incredibly on the ball, welcoming of any queries, patient and prompt with all concerns…there has been no need to chase or prompt as everything has been handled efficiently and professionally.

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Relationships and Marriage

Pre-nuptial Agreements

Engagements are usually a wonderful time for everyone involved. Once all the congratulations and excitement starts to simmer down, wedding planning can begin in earnest. And as unromantic as it may seem, if you have been married before and/or have substantial assets, part of this planning should include a pre-nuptial… Learn More

Post-nuptial Agreements

Post-nuptial agreements are becoming more popular in the UK, but what exactly are they and do you need one? A post-nuptial agreement (also known as a post-nup) sets out exactly how assets should be distributed between you and your partner should your marriage break down. It is a written contract… Learn More

Cohabitation Agreements

Cohabitation means to share the same home as someone without being married. It is becoming increasingly common for couples to live together before marrying, or choose not to marry at all. The definition of cohabitation doesn’t just apply to couples; it can extend to anyone living together, including groups of… Learn More

Second Marriages

If you have already been married and are embarking on a second or subsequent marriage then there are important legal points that you should consider. We know that the circumstances around a second marriage are almost always more complicated than the first. There are often children from previous relationships to… Learn More

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