Divorce Case Studies
Fixed Fee Divorce
We will call you
We will provide free initial advice on all areas of law.
Please fill in all the details below and we will call you back, usually within the hour.
Haywards Heath Office
Stephen Gallico Solicitors
6 Boltro Road
Tel: 01444 411333
6 Linkfield Corner
Tel: 01737 761004
Who will ensure you come out ON TOP if your marriage breaks down?
SEPARATION AND DIVORCE SOLICITORS
Need specialists solicitors on your side to help you through?
If you are considering divorce proceedings, you will have many things to consider. Can you afford the process, where will you both live after the event, where do you start and how long does it take from start to finish. We will use our many years of divorce experience to ensure that the whole procedure is as straightforward as possible, allowing you to plan this new stage of your life while we take care of the legal and financial matters.
How Long Does Divorce Take?
The whole divorce process can take as little as four or five months, so it can be a relatively quick experience. Once you have made the decision to divorce, the sooner you obtain legal advice the quicker the whole procedure can be started.
How Much Does A Divorce Cost?
There are various aspects of costs. The court fees will be in the region of £300 - 400 and on top of these are our legal fees. We understand that finances are often a major worry so we can provide you with a variety of funding methods to ensure that you can plan accordingly. These can include a fixed fee costs scheme or payment by instalments. We can also take payment by Credit Card. All initial telephone conversations are free of charge so you can call us safe in the knowledge that you won't be charged to find out what is involved. If you would like to do this please Call us on 01737 761004.
How Long Do You Have To Be Married Before Applying For A Divorce?
You have to have been married for at least one year before you can start divorce proceedings.
What Are The Grounds For Divorce?
There is now only one ground for divorce which is :
The marriage has irretrievably broken down
This can be proven in one of five ways:
- unreasonable behaviour
- desertion for two years
- separation for two years where the other person consents
- separation for five years (even if there is no consent from the other person)
What About Financial Matters?
You do not have to have finalised all of your financial affairs before divorce proceedings can begin. However, we do strongly advise you to seek legal advice about your entitlements. Often you may be entitled to more than you realise. We will advise you of your rights and entitlements so that you can then decide what financial support to seek or to provide.
Where children are involved divorce can become more complicated. Ensuring that they are protected from any stress from the divorce is paramount. We will do all we can to look after your needs and those of your children.
Who Can Provide You With The Best Divorce Legal Advice?
We hope by reading this page that you now have the answer. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you with all of your family law requirements.
Call us on 01737 761004 or make a quick Online Enquiry now.
Mediation between the parties can be beneficial under the right circumstances but you should take legal advice from us first before starting mediation so you know what to aim for. A number of mediation services are available in the local area and one such service is Family Mediation Limited in Redhill.
Other Relevant Articles In This Section