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Surrey Hills Solicitors LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under registered number OC413010, and is authorised and registered by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, registered number 632314.  VAT no. 247628480.  A list of LLP members can be requested from our registered office 296 High Street, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1QT.

Family, Matrimonial and Mediation

Overview

Dealing with the breakdown of a relationship and the issues that arise from separation can be an extremely stressful time. Our specialist family law solicitors understand that the decisions made during this time may have significant implications.

We handle matters in a sensitive and approachable manner, providing clear advice which will enable you to make informed decisions as to the options available.

At Surrey Hills Solicitors, we are committed to resolving family law matters in a constructive and conciliatory way. We are members of ‘Resolution’ the organisation of family lawyers and adopt the Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach. Wherever possible, we aim to resolve matters through negotiation, mediation or collaborative practice.

However, it is sometimes necessary to ask the court to resolve matters and we can provide you with clear advice as to the process and likely costs.

We understand that our clients wish to resolve matters in a cost-effective manner. We therefore provide clear information regarding likely costs and have various payment plans and options available.

Mediation

Family mediation is an alternative way to deal with the issues that arise from separation and can cover such matters as arrangements for children or agreeing a financial settlement. It is often cheaper, quicker and less adversarial. At Surrey Hills Solicitors, we have an experienced family mediator who is also a family law solicitor and can assist you with reaching an agreement that you and your ex-partner find fair and that can be endorsed by the Court, if required. Our mediator is a Law Society Accredited mediator.

We can advise on the following areas of family law:

  • divorce process (fixed fee package available for uncontested divorces)

  • separation agreements

  • financial claims and settlements whether you are married or unmarried

  • arrangements for children

  • application to remove a child from the Jurisdiction

  • domestic abuse issues

  • cohabitation agreements

  • pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements

  • family mediation including direct consultation with children

We are also proud to be part of Surrey Divorce Solutions.  Surrey Divorce Solutions is a group of multi-disciplinary professionals who have joined together to offer their services as part of a comprehensive, fixed fee package. Click on link below for further information.

Surrey Hills Solicitors can provide a free initial family law consultation over the phone.

Contact Rachael Anderson