“Ashmans Solicitors Offer Family-Sensitive Solutions”
At Ashmans Solicitors we are dedicated to providing the best possible legal advice to those going through difficult times. Our understanding and experienced family solicitors are trusted professionals who always have your welfare at the forefront of their minds.
You might be going through the breakdown of a relationship, or need to have protection from abuse, you may wish to make the right arrangements for children, or be needing to divide finances and assets before divorce.
Our Family Law Team will listen to all of your concerns and identify the issues in your case, so that they can provide you with the best advice – at all times.
We understand the importance of your family and are dedicated to giving you the very best legal advice.
Whatever aspect of family law you require, our expert team of specialists will offer their in-depth knowledge and expertise to you, in your time of need.
Family is central to all that we do – your Family Law case is in very safe hands with Ashmans Solicitors
Ashmans Solicitors has an expert team of in-house family law specialists, each with many years of experience representing clients in family courts.
When a child is involved, you want to be sure you’re getting the best legal support available.
We are Law Society Accredited Children lawyers which means that we are recognised as having the sensitivity to understand the needs of a child when representing their interests.
The Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation is only given to practitioners who can demonstrate that they possess the ‘…required level of competence and knowledge in legal matters relating to children’.
Our prestigious ranking as a leading firm in the 2018 Edition of the Legal 500 means that we are recognised for our professionalism and integrity.
How We Work
Ashmans Solicitors have long been an established part of the community, and we always aim to be available for our clients. With our tight-knit team of dedicated experts, we can give your case the attention it needs and deserves.
We are very proud that Ashmans Solicitors are Members of Resolution.
Resolution Members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a constructive approach to family issues and considers the needs of the whole family, in particular the best interests of children.
This means that we’ll always:
- Listen to your wishes and treat you with respect.
- Explain all the options to you.
- Give you the confidence to make the right decisions.
- Help you focus on what’s important in the long-term.
- Help you to balance financial and emotional costs with what you want to achieve with your case.
- Work with others to find the right approach and the best solutions for you.
We have offices in: Central London and East London, Dewsbury, Sheffield, Huddersfield and Leeds. Please see the Contact Us page for exact location details.
You may qualify for Legal Aid and we can advise you about whether you are eligible. We will also assist you in arranging this, if appropriate. In certain instances, depending on your financial position, full Legal Aid may not be available and a monthly contribution may be required instead. If you do not qualify for Legal Aid, Ashmans Solicitors can offer a variety of terms in respect of legal fees. Our rates are highly competitive.
Examples of Family Law Cases are listed below:
The process of ending a relationship with a long-term partner or spouse can be an extremely difficult time. You can trust the Specialist Family Law Services Team at Ashmans Solicitors to help make the process as easy as possible for you. If you want professional guidance and support we are here to help and guide you.
- Civil Partnership Dissolution
- Financial Issues on Divorce or Civil Partnership Dissolution
- Variation of Spousal Maintenance
- Pre-Nuptial, Post-Nuptial and Civil Partnership Agreements
- Separation Agreements
- Cohabitation Issues
- Cohabitation Agreements
Often, the people most affected in a divorce or separation are the children. Arranging the care, financial support and other aspects of raising a child when you are no longer with their other parent can be extremely difficult to coordinate. If you and the child’s other parent are unable to reach an agreement on how your child will be raised between yourselves, it may be necessary to get an order from a family court. You may find yourself needing to consult a family law expert for advice.
- Child Arrangements Order
- Prohibited Steps Order
- Specific Issue Order
- Declarations of Parentage
- Parental Responsibility Order
- Taking a child abroad or relocation abroad
- Unlawful Removal of a child within the UK
- Grandparents’ Rights
- Special Guardianship Order
If Children’s Services believe a child is at risk of significant harm, they can take various action to protect the child. They could also make an application to court (Care Proceedings).
- Child Protection Plan
- Pre-proceedings or PLO Meeting
- Emergency Protection Order
- Care and Supervision Order
- Secure Accommodation Order
If you are experiencing domestic abuse or have been threatened with violence, our Domestic Abuse solicitors can advise you of the options available to you. We can also assist with Forced Marriage Protection Orders.
- Non-molestation Order
- Occupation Order
- Forced Marriage Protection Order
- Defending a Forced Marriage Application
This list is not exhaustive though and if you are facing a Family Law case that is not listed here, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Contact us now for a free, no-obligation enquiry – all enquiries are welcome.
Use the form to contact us regarding your legal query and please be as detailed as possible.
To help us answer you quickly, you’ll need to first describe the issue you’re having – then tell us what you want to achieve.