Family & Matrimonial

Family & Matrimonial

The breakdown of a relationship can be one of the most traumatic periods of anyone’s life. Naturally, you will be concerned about your current financial and property arrangements and how it will affect any children you may have.

Our specialist family law team are experienced in providing comprehensive legal advice to our clients through this difficult period. 

We aim to provide sympathetic personal advice tailored to your individual circumstances and requirements. We offer prompt and practical advice in all aspects of family law. All our family law team adhere to the Resolution Code of Practice which is designed to promote an approach to family law which is sensitive, constructive, cost effect and most likely to result in agreement. Sarah Maxton is a collaboratively trained lawyer who is committed and trained in collaborative law. This is a new and highly successful approach to resolving issues arising from the breakdown through a series of face to face meetings with your lawyer by your side.
If, however, agreement cannot be reached then our team will represent and support you through the family courts.
Our team can advise on the following:-
  • Divorce
  • Civil partnership dissolution
  • Separation Agreements
  • Financial disputes
  • Children
  • Pre-nuptial/pre-civil partnership agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Adoptions and co-parenting agreements
  • Cohabitation disputes and property disputes
  • Inheritance disputes
We advise and represent clients in solving family law problems which often involves many other aspects of the law. We can call on the expertise of other departments within the firm whenever necessary to advise, for example, on conveyancing and property, company commercial law and tax and trust issues. We also have close links with financial advisers and counsellors.
We offer a fixed fee first meeting where we can discuss your case and advise you on your options and provide an estimate of our costs.

Useful Sites

York Family, collaborative law group -

Resolution, family law -

Relate, the relationship people - 

Child Support Agency -

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