Filing For Divorce

Our divorce solicitors in Plymouth are here to assist you through every stage of the process. We’re aware of the impact divorce proceedings may have on all aspects of your life with our main goal to simplify the process, making it as understandable and straightforward as possible at this challenging time.

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How can our divorce solicitors help?

Our dedicated team of divorce solicitors are committed to guiding you through the complexities of the divorce process with compassion and expertise. From navigating child custody arrangements and financial settlements to addressing property matters, we can provide family mediation and comprehensive assistance tailored to your unique situation. Our experienced solicitors work diligently to keep proceedings amicable and cost-effective, prioritising your well-being and safeguarding your interests.

What should I expect during divorce proceedings?

During divorce proceedings, you can expect our experienced team of solicitors to guide you through each step with care and proficiency. We will start by understanding your unique circumstances through a detailed consultation. Our divorce solicitors will then explain the legal process, including filing the petition, responding to your spouse, and attending court hearings if necessary.

Why CWC Solicitors?

Throughout your divorce, our family law solicitors will prioritise open communication and ensure that you are well-informed about the progress of your case. Whether addressing child custody arrangements, financial settlements, or property division, we work diligently to achieve the best possible outcome. Our goal is to provide you with a clear understanding of what to expect, offering support and legal expertise to navigate the complexities of divorce proceedings.

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How long does the divorce process typically take?

The duration varies, but divorce proceedings can often takes several months. Factors such as complexity and cooperation between parties influence the timeline.

What are the grounds for divorce in the UK?

There is only one ground for divorce in England and Wales. You must inform the court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down.

Do I need a solicitor for a divorce?

While not mandatory, having a divorce solicitor can streamline the process, ensuring legal requirements are met and providing expert guidance.

How is child custody determined in a divorce?

Who the child shall live with is decided based on the child’s best interests, considering factors like the child’s wishes and the parents meeting their needs.

Can I get financial support during the divorce process?

Temporary financial arrangements can be made during the divorce process. Our solicitors can guide you through obtaining financial support.

How are assets divided during a divorce?

Our divorce solicitors assist in the distribution of assets, considering factors like contributions, needs, and future financial stability.

Can I modify child arrangements orders post-divorce?

Modifications can be pursued under certain circumstances. Our family solicitors can guide you through the legal process.

How much will a divorce cost?

Costs for a divorce can vary based on factors like complexity and cooperation. We offer transparent pricing and work to keep the process as cost-effective as possible. Your solicitor will discuss your options with you.

What is the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce?

An uncontested divorce means both parties agree to allow the divorce to proceed while contested divorces are rare, they are only possible in limited circumstances. It is not possible to defend a divorce.

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