Divorce and Family Law

We recognise that the breakdown of a relationship can be traumatic and stressful and is a very concerning and difficult time for those involved.

Howell & Co. offer a Specialist Family Law Service dealing in all aspects of relationship breakdowns, including divorce, civil partnership, dissolutions, judicial separation,  financial disputes, children’s issues / disputes, domestic violence and harassment injunctions.  We also deal with co-habitation disputes.

If you are thinking of getting married or living with someone, we also deal with prenuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements or living together agreements.

Our Family Law Department is headed by Peter Burden, a Partner in the firm and an Accredited Resolution Specialist.  Peter is also a Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and a trained Mediator.

Peter and his team will deal with you compassionately and professionally and offer a high quality, friendly service, giving realistic and pragmatic advice in what can be difficult times.

Peter is also a trained Family Mediator and whilst we realise that Mediation is not suitable in all cases, mediation can provide an alternative and cost effective approach of achieving a settlement without the need for Court proceedings.

We specialise in the following areas:-

We charge on a hourly rate basis.  Peter’s hourly rate is £200.00 plus VAT.

We offer a fixed fee first interview of £100.00 including VAT.

We offer a fixed price for preparing, issuing and completing an uncontested divorce of £695 plus vat, plus Court fees (currently £550) and any other expenses ( for example should it be necessary to obtain a certified copy of your marriage certificate or for the other party to be personally served with the proceedings).

If you have any specific queries or wish to engage our services, please contact Peter on:-

Tel:  0121 778 5031
Email:  pburden@howell-solicitors.co.uk

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