Family law and divorce solicitors in Southend

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Helping you find family law & divorce solicitors in Southend

If you’re looking for family law solicitors in Southend, come and talk to us. At Hook and Partners, we understand the value of face-to-face and personal support and can provide high-quality experts in family law in Southend to ensure you have a personalised, expert service at every step of the way. At a time when so much human interaction has gone online, we work hard to get to know each of our clients, understand their situation and provide professional, reliable advice that helps them achieve the best possible outcome.

Family law and divorce in Southend

The laws surrounding divorce in England and Wales recently changed to allow for a statement of irretrievable breakdown, joint applications and for single parties to initiate proceedings without assigning blame. It has made the process fairer and more accessible but managing divorce proceedings remains highly complicated, stressful, and expensive.

We know how stressful and challenging divorce can be for everyone involved, especially when families are involved. It can be an emotionally charged time, and coming to a reasonable agreement that avoids the need for legal proceedings can be difficult.

Caring, professional advice

Our friendly team of family law and divorce solicitors in Southend is there to guide you through the legal processes and help you move forward in the most constructive way possible. We work closely with each of our clients to understand their unique situations, goals and expectations.

We can help with a range of legal services from initial consultation to dealing with the division of property or financial assets. If children are involved we can help with arranging custody, visiting rights, child support or spousal support payments and any issues that arise throughout the process.

We also offer family mediation services in which our skilled mediators will work closely with you and all other relevant parties to settle disputes and work out a way forward. We always aim to achieve a fair, equitable and amicable resolution. However, we recognise that this is not always the case.

Supporting you every step of the way

Where serious disputes do arise between the parties, we will do everything in our power to protect your rights and legal interests. That includes aggressively representing you and fighting your case in a court of law if necessary.

Each of our specialist divorce lawyers and family law experts are members of Resolution – a community of family law professionals dedicated to helping people resolve their differences constructively. They can provide expert advice on all matters regarding divorce and sort out arrangements for children both here in the UK and overseas.

With their help, you can sort out the legal details involved with a separation, resolve disputes and ensure all parties can move forward constructively. For anyone looking for family law & divorce solicitors in Southend on Sea, our team can be there you protect your rights and give you all the information you need to make the most informed decisions possible.

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Family Law & Divorce

Founder of the successful Law Firm, MK Gill Solicitors in 2002 and over a 30-year career has earned herself a national reputation as an expert Family Solicitor and Mediator. She has garnered vast experience in all aspects of Family Law. Mrs. Gill has joined us as a Partner and Head of the Family Law Department. 01268 692 255

Children’s arrangements

If you have children, organising where they will live, visitation rights, and other legal issues can be difficult, especially if the split has been acrimonious. However, with the help of mediation, we find that many cases can be resolvable.

Our team of family law solicitors in Essex includes a specialist family solicitor and an accredited specialist family mediator/child consultant who can ensure their children’s best interests are protected.

We offer detailed advice on all aspects of mediation or ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) to avoid court proceedings and to keep costs to a minimum. If the worst happens, and an application to the court becomes unavoidable, we can represent you to ensure your interests and those of your children will be protected throughout.

Our expertise in matters relating to Wills & Probate means we are a partner of choice for Finders, one of the firms that act for BBC TV’s Heir Hunters.

Our Essex based probate solicitors are part of a select panel who deal with challenging intestacy problem cases. Discover how you can benefit from their professional probate and estate administration experience.

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Although everyone wants to reach a fair and amicable resolution, sometimes that’s not possible, especially when emotions are running high. With family mediation, we can create a safe space to reach an agreement with support from our specialist family law mediators.

Manjit Gill, our Specialist Accredited Mediator/Child Inclusive Mediator can help people sort out issues such as child custody, separation of assets and keeping costs to a minimum.

We also work to ensure the child’s voice is heard. All too often, children can be forgotten in divorce proceedings. Using mechanisms such as child-focused mediation and child-inclusive mediation (a confidential meeting with the children) we’ll ensure children’s interests are respected.

Dedicated family law and divorce solicitors Kent

So, if you’re looking for a family law firm in Kent that can provide a dedicated, personalised, service that helps you reach a constructive solution. Whether dealing with finances, children’s arrangements, or a court application, we can be by your side protecting your interests at every step of the way.