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Divorce Solicitors

We act on behalf of both petitioners and respondents in this area of law, both on defended and non-defended divorce. We offer a fixed fee consultation for £90 inclusive of VAT, to talk through your options.  You are under no obligations to instruct us after this consultation, and you will know where you stand.

There are facts that need to be established before starting the legal divorce process.  These are broken down into the following stages, The Grounds for Divorce, and the legal  Process of Divorce.  

It is important to talk to a solicitor as soon as possible, legal costs can spiral unless a family law expert is instructed.  Bell Lax fights for  our clients, and we achieve the best possible outcome.  With our expertise and efficiency costs are kept as minimal as possible, by taking a hard, but reasonable approach to the other solicitors representing your ex-partner.

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The Grounds for Divorce

Contrary to popular belief there is only one ground for divorce, which is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.  It is not possible to obtain a divorce based on “irreconcilable differences”. To prove to the Court that the marriage has broken down you will have to show one of five “facts”... Read more about this service here.

Divorce Process

As long as your spouse does not defend the divorce, you can obtain a divorce by completing a number of documents, without any need to attend Court. Read more about the Divorce Process here.

No fault Divorce

The recent case of Tini Owens has again brought into focus the archaic divorce system in England. The law since 1973 requires those wishing to divorce to prove their marriage has “irretrievably broken down”. Read more about this service here.

Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce

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