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Family Law Solicitors in Blackburn

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Whether you need expert legal advice for a divorce or need the help of a solicitor with adoption, our family law solicitors are on hand to give you the best legal advice possible. We have a wealth of experience and can deal with simple and straightforward cases as well as complex cases that involve children and high-net-worth assets.

Our Family Law team deal with a number of family law issues, which include:

If you are looking for a family law solicitor, contact Forbes Solicitors today. Our specialist solicitors are here to listen to your story and help you achieve the best outcome possible.

Divorce Solicitors Blackburn

A divorce can be difficult for all involved. Having a solicitor at your side during divorce proceedings and mediation can help you get the best outcome for you and your family. Our divorce solicitors in Blackburn can assist with the following:

  • Divorce mediation
  • Dividing assets - this includes business assets, foreign-held assets and high-net-worth assets
  • Financial agreements
  • Freezing injunctions
  • Civil partner dissolution
  • Annulling a marriage

Divorce mediation is now an important part of the divorce procedure. Unless your case involves child protection issues or domestic violence, it is likely you will need to attend a mediation meeting before your case can proceed to court. The idea behind mediation is to encourage divorcing couples to settle matters so that it isn't necessary to go to court. Our divorce mediation solicitors can help advise you on the best course of action, before, during and after mediation.

We also have a highly experienced team of children law solicitors who are perfectly placed to give legal advice in regard to child custody, maintenance and arrangements issues. We are proud members of the Law Society's Children Law Accreditation Scheme and we also work to the highest standards possible when it comes to children's law.

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FAQs

Is mediation compulsory in family law?
 
 

Mediation is compulsory in family law unless your case involves child protection and domestic violence. You will be obliged to go to at least one mediation session and, if you cannot resolve your differences, then your case may go to court. However, the vast majority of cases do not end up in court and are now dealt with through mediation.

How much does a family law lawyer cost?
 
 

How much a family law lawyer will cost will vary, depending on your case. For cases that are uncontested and simple, we offer a fixed fee service. We also offer a tailored service for those wanting a more bespoke service, or those with complex cases.

Legal aid is still sometimes available for divorce, however, is it is normally only reserved for domestic violence or child protection cases. There is legal aid available for divorce mediation if you receive certain benefits or have a low income.

How long does it take to divorce?
 
 

How long it will take to divorce will depend on your specific case. Most uncontested and straight-forward divorces can be resolved in 6-12 months. The average is about 12 months. However, if your case in more complex, it may take much longer. Typically, cases that do not go to court take a much shorter time to conclude than those that do.

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Our dedicated Family/Divorce team

Adrienne Baker

Adrienne Baker

Solicitor

Family/Divorce

PinBlackburn

Call01254 580000

Alex Reid

Alex Reid

Solicitor, Family/Children

Family/Divorce

PinPreston

Call01772 220238

Amy Murphy

Amy Murphy

Paralegal

Family/Divorce

PinChorley

Call01257 240840

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