Services Provided by our Divorce Solicitors in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, London and Nationwide
Our family law solicitors cover the full spectrum of divorce and separation cases, including:
There is always the risk of a ‘bad divorce’ where neither party can agree which will result in long-drawn-out Court proceedings. This causes a rise in costs and growing anger, bitterness and distress.
Our Family Law Team
Our Family Law team represent clients in:
The team also offer a free 30-minute consultation on your first visit, which can be made face-to-face, on the phone or virtually. Contact us on 0114 2496666 to make an appointment.
Whey Choose Howells
The Howells Matrimonial teams are one of the best in the country and one of the largest in the north of England. They been consistently highly ranked for family law work in the north by the Legal 500. Howells have over 40 years’ experience supporting families and are ranked high on Review Solicitors where they have a rating of 4.9 out of 5 for their client care. The team are also accredited by Resolution and the Law Society.
The team offer flexible appointments to suit your availability and are transparent with their fees, offering affordable services without compromising on quality. You can make an appointment face-to-face, on the phone or by video. Contact us on 0114 2496666 to make an appointment.
The family law team at Howells are often praised by clients for their honesty, compassion, and down to earth approach with their clients, and are excellent at their client care making the process of your case less stressful.
Our family law team offer transparent and affordable prices to suit all financial circumstances. You will always be kept up to date with costs and they offer fixed fees for most areas, so you are always in full control. Our affordable and fixed fee services for family law matters are designed to give you peace of mind over costs at what can be a stressful time.
Divorce proceedings (as Applicant)
£399 + VAT (£79.80) + Court fees (£593) and any other disbursements such as if there is need for a translation of your marriage certificate = Total £1,071.80 + disbursements
What is covered?
Advising you in the office, preparing the divorce papers, an initial letter to your spouse or their solicitor, checking the acknowledgment of service form filed by your spouse, preparing the subsequent application forms to secure a divorce.
What is not covered?
Contested divorce proceedings: If your divorce is contested, we will need to provide an estimate of your future costs. Dealing with complicating factors such as difficulties in serving your spouse with the divorce papers or them refusing to co-operate. Special applications for costs orders against your spouse or other costs incidental to the case such as service fees for an Enquiry Agent.
Divorce proceedings (as Respondent)
£275 + VAT (£55) and any other disbursements = Total £330 + disbursements
What is covered?
Advising you in the office, completing and returning the acknowledgement of service to the court, all correspondence with you, the other side and the Court, notifying you of each stage in the proceedings up to the obtaining of the final divorce order.
What is not covered?
Contested divorce proceedings: If your divorce is contested, we will need to provide an estimate of your future costs. Dealing with complicating factors such as disputes over costs or applying for the final divorce order on your behalf if your spouse fails to apply for it.
We also offer a full range of family law services, such as financial settlements, child arrangements, pre and post nuptial agreements and collaborative law.
Find a full list of our fees here.
Divorce and Separation FAQs
How Do I Choose a Solicitor for Divorce?
Working with a solicitor who has extensive experience in the field of family law, particularly divorce and separation, is recommended. A divorce solicitor can provide you with advice and support, as well as help you decide on an appropriate strategy.
Who Pays for a Divorce?
Generally, each person getting divorced will pay their own legal costs. The cost of divorce includes the court fee and the costs of the solicitors who assist the parties with the process.
How Long Does a Divorce Take?
The average time to get a divorce is around eight to ten months, however, the process can take longer, depending on the circumstances. To get a more realistic idea, it’s best to consult your divorce solicitor.
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