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Divorce and Disolution of Civil Partnerships

Our ‘no fuss, fixed fee’ package is designed to give you peace of mind over costs at what can be a stressful time.

If you are the Petitioner i.e. starting the proceedings

Our fixed fee package for Petitioners, i.e. those starting proceedings is £600.00 plus VAT and the Court fee of £410.00.  Depending on your financial circumstances, you may be eligible for a full or part exemption of the Court fee and we will provide advice on this point.

What is included:

  • An end-to-end service, from initial instruction to Decree Absolute
  • Face-to-face meeting with a member of our professionally trained family team
  • Correct completion and timely submission of all procedural forms
  • All Court correspondence and query handling

What is not included:

  • Any work required if your spouse/civil partner contests the proceedings
  • Any work required if the petition needs amending after being issued by the Court
  • If your spouse/civil partner cannot be located or fails to respond and requires personal service by a process server
  • Fee for obtaining a copy of your marriage/registration certificate
  • Fee for translating your marriage/registration certificate if this is in a foreign language
  • Any advice or representation in respect of children or financial issues

If you are the Respondent i.e. your spouse/civil partner has started divorce proceedings against you

Our fixed fee package for Respondents is charged at £200.00 plus VAT for an uncontested divorce/dissolution of civil partnership.

It includes:

  • A complete end-to-end service, from Acknowledgement of Service to Decree Absolute
  • Face-to-face meeting with a member of our professionally trained family team
  • Correct completion and timely submission of all forms
  • All Court correspondence and query handling

What is not included:

  • Any advice or representation in respect of children or financial issues

How to pay?

Payment cannot be easier. We are able to accept cash, cheque or payment by card. If payment is by card then it can be taken in the office or over the telephone.

Please contact Melanie Stafford on 01733 896789 for more information.

We also provide the following services:

  • Financial Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Pre Nuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Assistance during the mediation process
  • Nullity