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Family Law

At Abbott & Co Solicitors, we offer comprehensive legal support to clients who are dealing with family-related issues, such as divorce, child custody, adoption, and domestic violence. Our specialist solicitors have extensive knowledge and experience in family law and work with clients to provide practical solutions that are tailored to their specific needs.

Our team understand that family law cases can be emotionally challenging and are committed to providing compassionate and empathetic guidance throughout the entire legal process. In addition to their legal expertise, our team also prioritise communication with their clients, keeping them informed and involved in every step of their case. Overall, Abbott & Co Solicitors are a trusted and reliable choice for anyone seeking legal support in family law matters.

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Family Matters
  • Divorce &

    We understand that relationship breakdown is a highly emotive issue for all concerned. Whether it is where you will live, how much money you will have, the arrangements for your children or whether you will be able to cope on your own, our team can help you decide what is right for you and your family

  • Domestic Abuse
    Or Violence

    No-one should have to suffer domestic violence or abuse. We can advise you as to the best way of dealing with any such issues and will offer urgent same day appointments where needed. If necessary we can issue emergency proceedings for orders protecting you and/or your children


    Disputes regarding children can be the most contentious and difficult aspects of family law disputes regardless of the composition of the family. In matters regarding children it is often important that you receive bespoke legal advice quickly to ensure that children are appropriately safeguarded

  • Adoption

    Adopting a child can be a wonderful way to add to your family and provide a home for a child who needs one. However, adoption can be a complicated process, we will take the time to understand your individual circumstances, and provide you with the best, most practical solutions for your unique needs

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Pre-nuptial & Post-nuptial Agreements

Pre-nuptial agreements are often entered into to make provision for wealth already invested in a party or to make provision for wealth that may be received in the future.

Post-nuptial agreements are usually entered into where parties wish to separate but for whatever reason it may be, do not wish to petition for divorce at the present time. They therefore act as a holding position until the parties are able to or wish to petition for divorce.

In determining what orders should be made as part of the financial aspects of a divorce the Court will have regard to a pre or post nuptial agreements as just one part of the aspect of the case. Providing a pre-nuptial agreement is freely entered into, fair and both parties have legal advice the provisions are often upheld.

Civil Partnerships

Civil Partnerships & Same Sex Marriage

At Abbott & Co. we can advise you on all areas of civil partnership and same sex marriage to help you and your partner make the right decision for your future together and long-term interests.

If you and your partner have decided to formalise your relationship, we can advise on the benefits of each option, your legal rights, how to protect the financial interests of both you and your partner in the future, and on any matters relating to children.

We can also assist with drafting pre-nuptial and pre-partnership agreements to provide clarity on ownership of your assets, business interests and any other possessions to provide you with security and peace of mind.

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We are always ready to help you

If you require advice or assisance with a pending or new dispute, don't hesitate to contact us and we'll endeavour to assist you in any way that we can.