Family Law

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Do you need to speak to a family lawyer urgently?


With a new digital identity checker in place, we can now offer immediate legal advice to potential new clients.

  • If you require urgent advice, we may be able to offer you a same day telephone or video consultation.

We provide our initial consultations on a Fixed Fee basis, charging a capped fixed fee of £200 inclusive of VAT for a one hour appointment.

Please email: familyhelp@alansimpson.com or telephone 01268 745406. Your enquiry will be strictly confidential and entirely without any obligation to instruct us.

It is an unfortunate fact of life that not all marriages or relationships last a lifetime. When a relationship breaks down many aspects need careful consideration - finances (both present and future), housing and the wellbeing of any children involved, to name but a few.

Our Family Law Department can offer you a first class service to achieve a constructive and cost effective outcome. We give advice in plain English and adopt a proactive approach, dealing with matters today, rather than tomorrow.

We can give advice on:

  • Process options - deciding how to deal with matters is the first major decision to be made
  • Divorce, Judicial Separation, Dissolution of Civil Partnerships.
  • Mediation - we offer a friendly and efficient mediation service
  • Collaborative Law - ever more popular, we have an experienced collaborative trained lawyer on hand.
  • Financial issues (including Lump Sum Orders, Clean Break Orders, Pension Sharing Orders and Property Adjustment Orders amongst others)
  • Cohabitation / Property disputes where those involved are not married
  • Children’s Matters (including resolution of a wide range of issues from the time the child spends with each parent to Parental Responsibility, change of child’s surname, etc.)
  • Domestic Abuse issues (including emergency applications to the court where appropriate)
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Change of Name Deeds
  • Affidavits of Status for marriage abroad

A member of our Family Law Department will aim to meet with you immediately. We offer a fixed fee consultation for an hour to discuss your concerns and provide initial advice and support.

Our Family Solicitors are members of Resolution, an organisation of family lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes.

To find out more about the Collaborative Law Process, please ask for our free 30 minute information meeting and visit our lawyer’s POD Group website at www.collaborativelawpod.co.uk.


Please contact our Family Law Department
on 01268 745406 or via email at
t.rowley@alansimpson.com for more information.


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Meet our new team members

Alan Simpson & Co are delighted to announce the additional of two new members to our Legal Team. Firstly, the new head of our Family Law Department is Tracey Rowley a Lawyer with 30 years experience…

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Introduction of “No Fault Divorce”

There has been significant media coverage over the radical shake up of divorce law which will introduce the concept of “No Fault Divorce”. This has been a change much anticipated for many years and h…

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Divorce Law changes afoot

MP's will debate the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill today, Monday 8 June 2020, as it receives its second reading in the House of Commons.

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