When Civil Partnerships Break Down

Our expertise in family law extends to guiding individuals through the intricacies of civil partnerships, a legally recognised union that offers many of the same rights and responsibilities as marriage. If you’re facing the challenging process of dissolution, our civil partnership solicitors in Plymouth are here to provide comprehensive legal support tailored to your unique circumstances.

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The Process of Dissolving a Civil Partnership

Dissolving a civil partnership involves a legal process similar to divorce. Our team of divorce solicitors, based in Plymouth, will guide you through each step, from filing the dissolution petition to reaching agreements on financial matters and arrangements for any children involved.

What are the grounds for dissolving a civil partnership?

Grounds for dissolution of a civil partnership are to the same as divorce. Our team will take the time to understand your unique circumstances and establish the correct grounds.

Why CWC Solicitors?

At CWC Solicitors, we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in family law. With offices in Plymouth, Tavistock, Plymstock and Torpoint, our solicitors have a deep understanding of the legal intricacies surrounding civil partnerships. We prioritise clear communication, empathy, and personalised legal solutions to ensure that your case is handled with the utmost compassion.

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What is the process for dissolving a civil partnership?

Dissolving a civil partnership involves filing a dissolution application, reaching financial agreements, and obtaining a final order. Our civil partnership solicitors guide you through each step.

How long does it take to dissolve a civil partnership?

The duration varies, but typically it takes several months. Factors such as cooperation between parties and the complexity of financial matters can influence the timeline.

How are assets and finances handled during the dissolution process?

Financial matters are addressed through negotiation or court intervention. Our solicitors assist in achieving fair and legally sound financial settlements.

Is mediation a requirement for dissolving a civil partnership?

While not mandatory, mediation is encouraged as a way to reach amicable agreements. Our solicitors can guide you through the mediation process.

What happens if we have children and cannot agree on arrangements?

Our solicitors specialise in resolving disputes involving children. If an agreement cannot be reached, the court will determine arrangements based on the child’s best interests.

Is legal representation necessary for dissolving a civil partnership?

Having legal representation ensures that your rights are protected and helps navigate the legal complexities of the dissolution process.

Can I change my name after dissolving a civil partnership?

Yes, you can revert to your previous name during or after the dissolution process. Our solicitors can guide you through the necessary steps.

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