Divorce & Family Law
Divorce or relationship breakdown can be a stressful and emotional time. You have important decisions to make about your future, your children, your finances and maybe even your business.
Our divorce and family law solicitors can help you decide what is right – personally, legally and financially – for you and your family. Independent legal guides recognise us as one of the UK’s leading family law teams, so you can be sure you’re in safe hands.
We can help not only with divorce and separation, but also with other family law issues such as pre-marital agreements, child abduction and agreements for couples who live together outside of marriage. Our lawyers are based throughout the country, with offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and Southampton. We also have a consulting office in Middlesbrough.
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Meet Our Divorce And Family Law Experts
Our national family law team is headed by Martin Loxley, who "excels in high-value and complex cases, including cross-border matters" (Legal 500, 2013).
Each of our family law offices is home to experienced solicitors who are experts in all areas of family law.
Fixed Fee Divorce
The Quick And Easy Option
If you and your partner have agreed to divorce, our fixed fee option is quick, easy and gives you clear costs up front.
You also get the peace of mind that comes from working with experienced family lawyers at one of the UK's top 20 law firms.
Your Questions Answered
- "Will I have to go to court?"
- "How long will the process take?"
- "How will the court deal with the family home?"
Get answers to these and other common questions.
Our Family Law Credentials
Our family team is regularly ranked highly in the leading independent guides to the legal profession.
We have family law experts in major cities across the country. Enter your postcode to find your nearest office.
What Our Clients Think
“I have used other solicitors in the past but after using Mark and Irwin Mitchell, the quality of customer care means I will not be using any other legal services again.”
Ben Lapham, client
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Get Expert Advice On Divorce & Family Law
When you’re going through something as life-changing as a divorce or separation, it’s important to know that you’re dealing with real experts who will put your interests first. We will support you and help you achieve the best outcome for you and your family.
Many people are worried about the need to go to court. In many cases this isn’t necessary, as we have trained mediators and collaborative family law experts who can help you and your ex-partner to reach an agreement that suits all parties. Of course we will fight hard to get the best solution for you if mediation isn’t possible and there’s no alternative to court.
Our experience is not limited purely to divorce and separation. We’ve helped clients with a range of family law issues, including pre-marital agreements, child abduction and co-habitation agreements for couples who live together outside of marriage.
Whatever your issue, you’ll deal with an expert team who will work sensitively but also with a determination to protect your best interests.
Watch our short video below featuring Peter, who worried about the financial impact that divorce may have after his relationship broke down as he looked for a fresh start.
Why Choose Us?
- We will explain the process clearly and keep you informed about what is happening at each stage.
- We provide cost effective solutions tailored to your situation and will provide clear information about costs, allowing you to manage your outgoings.
- Our experts achieve high rankings in independent guides to the legal profession.
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