New Year - New You – how our divorce and family lawyers can help you through this difficult time.

For couples with children, January is the best time (if there ever is one) to seek legal advice on separation and divorce. 

The Christmas holidays are often billed as being a great time for family togetherness - when couples can put aside their differences and concentrate on repairing their fragile, overworked relationships, but in reality, they are one of the most stressful times of the year.

You may have known for a while that something wasn’t quite right in your relationship, but you’d pinned your hopes on the the festive season as being a time when you would be more relaxed and able to see past the day-to-day annoyances of your partner and rekindle the ‘old magic’. 

However, as is often the case, you find that the annoyances are actually magnified by the amount of time spent in each other’s company. You feel it’s now time to act!

The new year can also be a new start for you too.

Our experienced and very sensitive family law team can help you to evaluate your options, giving you a better idea of what you will need to consider should you wish to seek a new start.

To help you, we are offering (during January) a free consultation – an hour with a family, divorce & separation lawyer based in Clare or Sudbury to determine your options and ‘best’ approach.

We won’t push you into making a decision there and then, we will simply give you the information you need to make the decision that’s best for you and your family.

To book a confidential consultation, please complete the form, stating when the best time is for us to contact you, and the method of contact you would prefer.


Read our free guides:

There are a number of steps that you need to take on order for it to progress as smoothly as possible. 

You and your partner may need to consider childcare arrangements, financial details, property and other possessions.  Our guides to separation and divorce explain more :

Other links that may help you:

RSS Divorce | The Guardian

  • Thirteen people apply online for divorce on Christmas Day
    More than 450 applications in England and Wales over holiday period, MoJ revealsThirteen people applied online to divorce their partners on Christmas Day, according to government figures.During the period between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, 455 applications were lodged in England and Wales, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said. Related: Heterosexual divorce in England […]
  • How to get a quick and easy divorce | Letters
    How much could Tini Owens spend before her husband begged her for a divorce, asks Henrietta Cubitt. And Rosanna Achilleos-Sarll sympathises with Hugh OwensI have a suggestion for Tini Owens. You report (26 July) that her husband will not allow her a divorce, and this has been upheld by judges. As a married couple, all […]
  • The Guardian view on ending marriages: stop the blame game | Editorial
    The supreme court ruling in the Owens case means parliament must return to the legal reform that was fumbled a generation agoIn Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina, a lawyer explains the realities of Russian divorce law to Anna’s proud but humiliated husband Alexei Karenin. “Two people cannot go on living together – here you have a […]

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