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A breakdown of a marriage and subsequent divorce proceedings can be one of the most stressful events an individual has to go through.
A divorce or separation will affect your financial situation, living arrangements, children arrangements and more. Divorce can be tough for all parties involved, including children, which is why our local divorce solicitors with expert knowledge in this area can assist and guide you through the procedure, regardless of what stage you are at.
You may be wondering when and how to get a divorce, as well as how to sort out the legal issues around separation. To apply for a divorce you must have been married for at least one year and the relationship has permanently broken down. You will need to consider which grounds apply in presenting a petition for divorce. The options are; adultery, unreasonable behavior, desertion, two years separation with consent, two years separation without consent.
We have divorce solicitors in Exeter, Newton Abbot and Teignmouth and we offer a free initial appointment which will cover:
- Identifying the issues;
- Finding the best process for you;
- Selecting the most appropriate member of our experienced family law team to deal with your case;
- The likely costs involved, payment options, including fixed fees, and the timescale for the work.
If you require further information or advice in respect of divorce, or any family matter please contact our solicitors in Exeter on 01392 207020.