Separation and Divorce Solicitors

Cases involving the breakdown of family relationships – whether the parties are married or not – need specialist skills and understanding. Our expert divorce solicitors and support staff at GWCA Solicitors have all the necessary skills and qualities to give you the best service and support during your break-up, so you can get your life back on track.

We recognise that any relationship breakdown can have a devastating impact, not only on you personally but on your children and family as well.  We understand that you will have reached your decision to get a divorce or separation only after a serious amount of consideration, since it will inevitably bring about a great deal of disruption to your personal and family life.

When experiencing a marital or relationship breakdown, you might be worried about what the repercussions will be on your children, home and family as well as the impact it will have on your future finances and living arrangements.

GWCA Solicitors are specialist divorce solicitors in Worthing and Hove, West Sussex, who will be able to help you resolve your relationship breakdown with compassion and efficiency, minimising the impact by reducing the time, cost and stress involved.

How can GWCA Divorce & Separation Solicitors in Worthing & Hove help you with your divorce or separation?

We recognise that separation or divorce proceedings can be a daunting prospect, especially when having to face the financial and legal aspects where high tensions and emotions are often involved. In these circumstances, any disagreements can easily escalate into heated conflicts and disputes can arise.

That is why we will take the time to listen to you and understand your precise situation, circumstances and desired outcomes before advising you of your legal rights, options and the best way forward.

We will advise you on where you stand and ensure that your rights are observed and respected and your legal, personal and financial interests are properly protected, at all times.

Our expert team of divorce solicitors in West Sussex have decades of experience, having helped many individuals and their families through the separation or divorce process to achieve a fair outcome so that they can move forward positively and confidently with their lives.

In cases where a relationship has broken down, whether you are married or not, our dedicated team of divorce lawyers in West Sussex can advise you on a wide range of issues, including

  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Unmarried partners' disputes
  • Civil partnerships
  • Civil partnership dissolution
  • Pension rights
  • Maintenance
  • Financial settlements
  • Division of capital and other assets
  • Injunctions to prevent violence
  • Injunctions to protect family assets
  • Enforcing orders
  • Child maintenance and the Child Maintenance Service (CMS)
  • Wills and Inheritance
  • All related property and financial matters
  • Collaborative law
  • Mediation
  • Alternative dispute resolution

Whatever the nature of your relationship and circumstances of your break up, whether it’s a simple, straightforward separation or a bitter protracted divorce battle, we have all the necessary knowledge, experience, skill and expertise to help you successfully navigate your proceedings to reach a positive resolution.

Getting legal advice from us does not mean your relationship has definitely failed. If you decide to try and sort things out with your partner, we can give you initial help, then direct you to useful organisations and conciliation services.

If you decide that divorce is the best course of action, we will be there to support and guide you from start to finish, advising you of all of the things you need to consider, offering you practical guidance and positive, proactive steps forward.

We will prepare all of the necessary paperwork for you and will be there to represent you in court, communicating with your spouse or partner, on your behalf, where it is too difficult for you to do so. In most cases, there will be no need for you to attend court yourself.

Our specialist advice is designed to protect and promote your best interests, ensuring the future for you and your family is properly safeguarded. 

We can help you with all kinds of matrimonial and family matters that might arise during your divorce or separation including matters which could have an impact on your children, such as:

  • Where your children will live
  • Contact arrangements between you and your children
  • Injunctions to protect children
  • Paternity issues
  • Financial support
  • Dealing with the Child Maintenance Service (CMS)
  • Change of name
  • Enforcing maintenance payments
  • Moving abroad with your children
  • Child abduction
  • Grandparent’s rights
  • Wills and protecting inheritance rights
  • Disputes involving your children
  • Domestic violence
  • Adoption
  • International child abduction
  • Tax and inheritance implications of divorce or separation
  • Care Proceedings
  • Emergency protection orders
  • Collaborative law    
  • Resolution

No matter what your situation, or the circumstances you might be facing during your break-up, our dedicated team of divorce solicitors in Hove and Worthing are able to draw on an extensive and collective wealth of experience to offer fast, effective, tailored advice that will bring about a quick resolution to your divorce or separation proceedings, so you can successfully move on with your life.

Our lawyers are highly trained and skilled specialists in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, being firmly committed to using methods such as mediation, negotiation and the collaborative law process to help you resolve matters relating to divorce, dissolution, finance and children without the need for going to court.

Wherever possible, and particularly in the circumstances where children are involved, we encourage the Collaborative Law approach as an open and non-confrontational way of dealing with your relationship breakdown.

We take pride in our enviable reputation and excellent track record for strong, effective legal action that has helped our clients and their families overcome difficult challenges during the divorce or separation process, so they can go on to achieve a fair and positive outcome, benefitting all parties involved.

Contact our Divorce Solicitors in Hove and Worthing West Sussex

If your relationship has broken down and you are thinking about getting a divorce or separation, we will be pleased to speak with you and may be able to help immediately with advice over the telephone.

For more information, specialist advice on a divorce or separation matter or to make an appointment to with one of our divorce solicitors in Worthing or Hove, please telephone 0800 652 6547. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can email us or fill out our quick contact form so we can get back to you, as soon as possible.