For many, even thinking about Divorce can be terrifying. It is an emotional and uncertain time, so it is reassuring for clients to learn that it doesn’t have to be a daunting process.
When it comes to Divorce Law, we have a great wealth of experience in achieving amicable outcomes even in the most awkward and difficult situations.
We know from experience that each person’s situation is unique. We have seen virtually everything over the years! This is where our expertise can be vital in protecting your interests.
Bringing solutions rather than problems, we will deliver clear, understandable information and simplify technical legal advice, enabling you to make the best decision for yourself in your circumstances. We will then help you in implementing your decisions and will support you through the whole process in order to enable you to move forward.
See below for frequently asked questions in relation to Divorce.
Our advice is that you should seek legal advice as soon as possible when considering a Divorce.
In fact some of our clients are not yet ready to Divorce and are simply seeking early advice in order to weigh up their options and gain a better understanding of the Divorce process. Being prepared at an early stage can provide you with the confidence and reassurance to move forward at your own pace.
This is probably the most frequently asked question in relation to Divorce and unfortunately it is a question which we cannot answer without first having a consultation with you. The reason for this being that the circumstances for each and every client differs massively. Whether or not your Spouse is in agreement with the Divorce will also have an impact. Only once we have had a consultation with you, and we are aware of all aspects of your case, can we provide you with a cost estimate.
This is another frequently asked question and similarly to the question above, we cannot provide an answer without first having a consultation with you and once we are aware of all the circumstances of your case.
Divorcing your Spouse will not resolve your Finances, Divorce only ends your marriage legally.
Finances are dealt with separately. See our Finances page for more information here.
Yes, you can Divorce without a Lawyer. However, we always recommend seeking advice from a Divorce Lawyer as soon as possible.
The benefit in applying for a divorce yourself is of course the cost, in that as there are no lawyers involved, you will not be required to pay lawyer’s fees. The downside to dealing with the Divorce yourself, again is that no lawyer is involved and that the Divorce may not go as smoothly as planned.
Our Lawyers are Specialists in Divorce Law and have many years of experience in dealing with the complex issues which may arise. In fact we see many clients return to us after trying, unsuccessfully, to deal with the matter themselves.
To apply for a Divorce yourself online, visit the Government website here: https://www.gov.uk/divorce/file-for-divorce
When applying for a divorce a Court fee will be payable. However it may be that you are eligible for help with the court fee, see link here to check if you are eligible: https://www.gov.uk/get-help-with-court-fees
Here at Andrew Isaacs Law we recommend that you seek legal advice before getting a Divorce. We can offer a fixed fee consultation where you will be provided with tailored advice based on your own unique circumstances, without any obligation to start a Divorce.