We advise clients on all their options and the court process is only one of them.

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Family Law Partners are a specialist firm dealing exclusively with family law. We have extensive experience in family law issues, advising a range of clients across East Sussex, West Sussex, London and Hampshire. We are committed to advising clients on all of their options, and where possible work with them to find solutions that avoid the traditional court process.

Our experience, expertise and commitment to client service is externally recognised by Resolution, Chambers UK and the Law Society. Find out more about what we do here.

Court Proceedings

We explain the key stages of the court process, whether in relation to financial proceedings or those relating to children.

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Arbitration allows you to set the pace – whether your issue concerns financial or property disputes, financial provision for children or inheritance issues.

What is Arbitration?

Second Opinion

You may have existing solicitors assisting you with your family law case, however we can offer a valuable second legal opinion should it be needed.

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Family Mediation

Our team of experts are highly experienced in family mediation. We regularly advise clients on how mediation can be used as an effective way of resolving family law issues, including arrangements for children.

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Collaborative Law

The collaborative family law process requires a shared commitment to avoid litigation. It provides an opportunity for couples to work together with their collaborative lawyers to find solutions that enable them and their family to move forward in a positive way.

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Solicitor-led Negotiation

The purpose of solicitor-led negotiation is to try and reach an agreement so that the parties make a decision over what the outcome of their case is rather than the court telling them what the outcome will be.

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Financial Planning

We will help you consider the options, provide you with guidance and advice and signpost you to appropriate third parties, including financial advisors to assist you.

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Early Neutral Evaluation

We can offer you the opportunity to get an informed and experienced indication of the likely outcome of your dispute, saving you time, stress and money. This could be before you go to court, or even if you are already in the court process.

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Family law matters can involve complex issues and evoke strong emotions. We will advise you on the legal issues and signpost you to our network of experts to ensure your emotional needs are looked after.

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