Alternatives to Court

Although most problems arising from family issues can be dealt with by the courts, it can often be a difficult and upsetting process. There are effective alternatives to court, designed to help you resolve a whole range of issues around money and assets, children, and other contentious matters.

Collectively known as dispute resolution (DR) these routes include

Our specialist family lawyers have enormous experience in all of  these areas and can advise you on the best option given your individual needs and circumstances. In many cases, the actual negotiations are between us and your partner’s lawyers, so you  need not necessarily be directly involved at all.

To find out more about alternatives to court, please contact us.

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