Navigating Divorce for Clients in the South Downs
Whether you are based in Midhurst, Petworth, Petersfield, Pulborough or Storrington, we offer clear, sensitive and focused professional advice on matters relating to divorce. Our team of family law solicitors are highly proficient and have many years of expertise behind them, equipping them to carefully navigate our clients through a time which we understand can be challenging for all parties.
Speaking to and seeking advice from our family law team is not an unalterable step towards separation or divorce and the possibility of reconciliation is an option throughout the process. However, if this is not possible, you may rest assured that our expert family lawyers will be available to provide support throughout any separation or divorce proceedings.
We will be able to help you determine the most appropriate method of resolving any issues that may arise from the end of your relationship. Where suitable and correct to do so, we will also work with other specialists in family law to attain the most beneficial results for you and your children.
We wholly understand that this may be a painful and challenging time, but you will not be alone. At Edward Cooke Family Law, we will ensure that the legal advice and services you require are tailored to your unique needs and situation. This helps us to work as closely with you as possible, and keeps our work for clients as varied as their own circumstances..
How we will help
Our team is committed to providing clients with professional advice on family law across the South Downs, including in Petersfield, Midhurst, Petworth, Storrington and Pulborough. This guidance is designed for your own needs, guaranteeing that you will receive assistance in a way which resolves matters in the most dignified and constructive way possible. Where children are involved, there will also be a constant and diligent focus on ensuring their best interests are met.
As family law solicitors, we have extensive knowledge of and experience in handling cases. As such, we are more than able to provide you with a full list of services that meet a broad range of requirements. Whether you need assistance with negotiation, mediation, collaborative advice, arbitration or the court process, we will work with you to arrive at the solution which is most beneficial for you.
In most cases, our team is able resolve issues without turning to the courts. However, should court proceedings become necessary, we pride ourselves on our expertise at proactively representing our clients in family court proceedings.
We will assist in resolving financial issues and can help you to establish child arrangements in the event of divorce or separation. Our team is also able to offer help and advice to those in cohabiting relationships, in the event that the relationship breaks down. Additionally, we will also be available to help you prepare cohabitation agreements and pre-nuptial agreements, if you are considering taking the next step in your relationship.
We also provide careful specialist assistance for those who have suffered domestic violence or abuse.
Our team has particular skills and expertise in financial matters, especially in terms of handling high net worth or “big money” cases. These may involve anything from funds relating to business assets to substantial pensions and trusts.
In private law cases which involve children, we can provide a variety of services to suit all specifications and complexities. These include cases which cover surrogacy, same-sex couples and those with an international element.
We are glad to offer a dedicated service for family mediation, as well as provision for meeting children during the mediation process. We are also proud of the services we provide in cooperation with other family law specialists during mediation and the collaborative law process.