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Understanding your rights and your responsibilities, even during the most amicable separation, can feel daunting and it can be difficult knowing where to begin.

During your free initial consultation with us, we’ll put you at ease, explain your options and empower you to make the best choices for your family, both now and in the future.  

Based in York and Lincoln and providing advice to clients across the UK, our friendly team of family law solicitors can offer practical support and solutions, no matter what situation your family is facing.

Divorce and Separation

The breakdown of a relationship can be one of the most stressful and challenging situations a person can experience. From the division of assets to the protection of the children, it’s important that you understand your rights.

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Many people aren’t aware that living together, even for a long period of time, does not automatically grant you the same rights as a married couple. Without a formal agreement, problems can arise if the relationship breaks down, including where family or friends purchase property together.

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Pre-marital agreements

Clearly defining who is entitled to what, before making the commitment to get married, is a sensible idea when it comes to protecting your assets in the future.

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Civil Partnerships

We have significant experience advising in the event of civil partnership breakdowns, providing our clients with clear guidance, particularly in relation to child access and finances.

Child Law

Making decisions in the best interests of the children can be difficult when parents can’t agree. We can help you reach an outcome that best supports the family and protects your children during a difficult time.

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Domestic Abuse and Injunctions

Abusive relationships are physically, emotionally, and often financially devastating. It’s important that you seek sensitive, practical advice to help you regain control and protect yourself. We can offer discrete advice at a place and time to suit you.

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Family Mediation

A confidential and voluntary process, mediation can be used to resolve the issues that arise from a family breakdown, without going to court. The process is often faster for resolving a dispute than courts or solicitors and far more cost effective.

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Collaborative Law

A different approach by one of our Collaboratively trained lawyers, which focuses on meetings with your former partner, rather than lengthy correspondence or court proceedings, may provide a good alterantive to help you secure the best outcome for you and your family.

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What our Family Law clients say

They are described as "absolutely excellent" by an interviewee who notes that "calls were always returned promptly" and "the lawyers were all very understanding."

Chambers 2020

They provide prompt and personal attention with a practical approach.

Legal 500, 2020

The team at Langleys works well together and is very professional, competent and knowledgeable about the individual cases. Its support is excellent.

Legal 500, 2020

A very professional firm, offering a first-class service to their clients.

Legal 500, 2020

A large firm which manages to behave and feel like a small firm with a personal touch.

Legal 500, 2020

They listen much more than they talk, which I always think is a very good sign.

Legal 500, 2020

They are a very professional and competent team. Their administrative support is very good and there is always someone to help. They also have a very clear and transparent account management service.

Chambers 2019

The team is polite and courteous, smart and efficient, kind and caring, and extremely competent. The lawyers gave me a great sense of being in the right place for the job in hand.

Chambers 2019

They have strength in depth and handle the whole spectrum of family law from high net worth financial remedy work through to children cases.

Chambers 2019

They are client-focused and sensitive to their clients' needs, but also robust.

Chambers 2019

Choosing Langleys Family and Divorce Solicitors gives you

  • A FREE initial consultation to discuss your situation and options
  • Access to a wide range of legal services for to help with wider financial, property & business issues.
  • Solicitors who go above and beyond, recommending counselling, financial advisors and accountants

Family Law accreditations

Members of the Family Law team are proud to hold the industry’s most valued memberships and accreditations, demonstrating our commitment to the highest standard of legal care.

  • Law Society Family Law
  • Resolution

How can we help?

Wherever you are, whatever your requirements, we’re here to help. Please complete the enquiry form and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

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