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Family Law

Our Family Law Team offer an initial 1 hour consultation for £100 plus VAT (£120) with one of our solicitors (either by telephone, video call or face to face) to discuss your situation and the legal options available to you.

Our family law team specialise in the following practice areas:

  • Divorce and Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Financial Disputes 
  • Children Matters
  • Domestic Violence
  • Cohabitee disputes and separation
  • Pre-nuptial/Cohabitation Agreements
  • Change of Name Deeds

Family Law

Our Family Law Team offer an initial 1 hour consultation for £100 plus VAT (£120) with one of our solicitors (either by telephone, video call or face to face) to discuss your situation and the legal options available to you.

Divorce and dissolution of Civil Partnerships

The family law team can assist with divorces, nullity proceedings and dissolution of civil partnerships from start to finish at reasonable cost.

Divorce – Frequently asked questions

Financial Disputes

The team handle the full range of financial proceedings, including those with an international element, and recognise the importance of Pension Sharing within the split of family assets.

Financial disputes on divorce – Frequently asked questions

Children Matters

The team pride themselves on being very active in resolving all manner of disputes involving children including day-to-day arrangements as to where they live and with whom they spend time, as well as wider issues such as parental responsibility and parental orders, significant decisions and milestones, domestic and international relocation and abduction, child protection and guardianship.  Sensitive to the emotional issues involved, they take all necessary steps to conclude disputes as quickly and as amicably as possible.

Making arrangements for the children – Frequently asked questions

Domestic Violence

The family law team are able to efficiently and effectively make emergency applications to the court for orders necessary to protect those, including children, at risk of physical or emotional harm at home.

Domestic abuse – Frequently asked questions

Cohabitee disputes and separation

The family law team provides advice to separating couples who are unmarried (cohabitees) and assists them with dividing their property based on property law and trust law principles.  This is often a complex area of law and the team can provide expert advice tailored to your particular circumstances.

Cohabitee disputes and separation – Frequently asked questions

Pre-nuptial/Cohabitation Agreements

Before getting married or setting up home together, couples often wish to make clear the financial and other arrangements that are to exist between them. Our team of specialist family lawyers can draw up appropriate agreements to reflect these arrangements.

Change of Name Deeds – Adults and Children

We can assist in preparing a Change of Name Deed to include taking instructions, preparing the Deed, arranging for signature and witnessing and providing you with certified copies.  This will usually be completed within 1 week. If the change of name is for a child we can also advise and assist in respect of this.

For more information please call Kamal Vasdev on 01293 596959 / 07849 173929 or Alison Cole on 01293 596947 / 07849 168822

Client Feedback

“stevensdrake were an absolute diamond dealing with my case, I can't thank you enough!”
“I could not have made it through the past 1 ½ years without stevensdrake help. They were always on hand to help and guide me through a life-changing process. It was a pleasure to have them on my side”
"I utilised the services of Kamal Vasdev in relation to the sudden breakdown of my marriage. Kamal helped me successfully navigate the complexities of a situation involving false allegations to Police/Family Court, an application for leave to permanently remove our children abroad and a complex financial settlement. Kamal was effective at helping me separate the emotional aspects of the situation allowing me to ensure our efforts remained child focused. Ultimately we achieved the outcome that was right for the children, even though I initially thought would have been impossible. As a full-time single father who retained a live with order in my favour and a fair financial settlement I could not have asked for a better result.
"I was always kept up to date on proceedings and staff very helpful with communications."
"Great timely advice and professional. I felt that I had all the information I needed to make my decisions."
"Kamal did a very good job of sorting out numerous difficulties with my case. And gave expert advice to resolve things."
“Thank you very much for all your help and support over the past few months, I don't think I could have done it without Alison and Callie's help.  Many thanks again.”

Who to contact to learn more

Our team members below specialise in Family Law and will be able to help with all your questions.

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