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Family Law Fixed Fee Legal Services

When a relationship breaks down or matters within the family reach a crisis point, you will need a supportive, experienced family lawyer to help and advise you.

Glanvilles Damant combines a caring and sympathetic approach with all the expertise required to gain a fair settlement for you.

Our methods are ones of mediation and conciliation rather than taking the expensive and time-consuming path of litigation and we employ all forms of dispute resolution.

If litigation is the only answer then we will conduct the process on behalf of our clients with the minimum of stress to them.

Should the case go to Court, we will provide all the help, advice and support you need throughout the proceedings.

Our fees

Fixed Fee Divorce, Dissolution, Judicial Separation £780 plus court fees 

Our fee of £780 includes preparation of the relevant court forms, all correspondence, applications for the Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute and VAT. Our fee does not include Court Fees or any work that may need to be undertaken that deals with finances, property, children, if your spouse does not co-operate, or if the divorce is defended. It does not include the marriage certificate fee if a copy is required. The maximum court fee payable will be £550 but you may be entitled to a reduction or exemption depending on your financial circumstances.

Initial Consultation £90

We will meet with you to discuss any problems you may have. This initial meeting will identify your concerns and we will outline the options available to you and the related costs for assisting you.

Divorce, Dissolution or Judicial Separation (Respondent) from £349

We will check the paperwork received from the petitioner and prepare the papers up to and including the delivery of the Decree Absolute or Decree of Judicial Separation. Our fee includes VAT and an initial meeting with you.

Parental Responsibility Agreement from £100

We will prepare the parental responsibility agreement, arranging for you and the other parent to sign the agreement, register the agreement and supply a copy of the agreement. Our fee does not include VAT.

Consent Order From £400

We will prepare a straightforward clean break order, arrange the order to be signed by you and send the agreement to your ex-partner or their legal advisors, send the order to the court for approval by a judge and provide you with a copy of the order. Our fee does not include VAT.

Advice on your ex-partner's Consent Order from £200

We will give advice on the order that has been prepared for your ex-partner's legal advisors and arrange for the order to be signed by you. Our fee does not include VAT.

Cohabitation Agreement from £500

We will prepare the agreement, send the agreement to your ex-partner's legal advisors, arrange for you to sign the agreement and supply a copy of the agreement to you. Our fee does not include VAT.

Pre-nuptial Agreements from £750

We will prepare the agreement, send the agreement to your ex-partner's legal advisors, arrange for you to sign the agreement and supply you a copy of the agreement. Our fee does not include VAT.

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