• Early Neutral Evaluations

    If you are trying to agree the arrangements for your children or your finances with your spouse/ex-partner directly, it is likely that you will be greatly assisted by obtaining an informed, neutral and expert opinion as to likely outcomes were your particular case to be brought before a court. At Family Law Associates we are pleased to offer Early Neutral Evaluations directly to members of the public who are trying to resolve their issues directly, or within mediation.   An Early Neutral Evaluation is a meeting which both parties would attend, and at which both parties would have an opportunity …

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  • Litigants in Person

    On 1st April 2013 the government withdrew legal aid for most family cases. The purported rationale behind this decision was to encourage people to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) such as mediation. This actual reason was to save money.   The problem is that where there are many cases in which ADR is appropriate, there are many cases in which it is not. It is also worth noting that even if you, as a client decide to attend mediation you will still need legal advice to understand your position and your options so that you can negotiate properly. You will …

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  • How to get the best out of your solicitor

    When you instruct a solicitor to deal with a family matter on your behalf, you may have many different concerns and issues. You may also be worried about the costs of instructing your solicitor. This guide is designed to help you get the best out of your solicitor in the most cost effective way.   Every client is different and will have their own set of priorities. Make sure you tell your solicitor what your main concerns are so that they can address them in the best way possible.   It can help to contain your costs if you try …

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  • Family Law Accreditation

    We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Granby has been approved as a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme. Membership of the scheme is awarded to solicitors who provide a high quality family law service to clients. The accreditation is awarded where the Law Society is satisfied that a solicitor is competent and experienced in family law and has a broad knowledge of that area.   To make an appointment to see Jennifer, please contact us.

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  • Family Law Associates LLP secures top accolade from National Law Society

    We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the National Law Society’s Law management quality mark, Lexcel. Lexcel is developed specifically for the legal profession. It is an optional, recognised accreditation scheme for law firms and in-house legal departments, which gives assurance that a practice meets high client care and business management standards. To gain and retain Lexcel accreditation, a practice must undergo a rigorous initial, then annual, application and assessment process. This includes conducting background checks and an on-site visit from an experienced, trained Lexcel assessor. While we are proud to have secured Lexcel, it is our …

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