Divorce Law Solicitors

When you’ve explored all options for resolving the issues within your marriage, sometimes divorce is the last resort for many couples.

At an emotionally stressful time, you need support and effective legal advice. We welcome you to book an initial appointment with us to discuss the early stages of the divorce process and how we can work together to achieve a successful outcome for both individuals.

Being able to speak openly and honestly, our divorce law solicitors in York, Malton, Selby and Pickering will give you the opportunity to ask any questions or concerns you may have during the process. Some divorce cases can be handled quickly and easily, whereas others require a longer period where children and financial assets are to be carefully handled.

Our motto of “specialist legal advice when you need it” applies to all our departments but going through a divorce can require the expertise of a solicitor on a regular basis whilst plans are put in place. We are here when you need us, if you need us, and our family law experts will help you reach a settlement appropriate for your family.

As a leading family law firm in North Yorkshire, we offer a transparent fixed fee divorce cost service to make that first step even easier. 

Speak to our divorce solicitors in York & North Yorkshire

To discuss your divorce and how we can help you, please contact your local Crombie Wilkinson office in York, Selby, Malton or Pickering.

Or you, if you prefer, you can use our quick enquiry form to ask a question or request a call back at a time to suit you.

How we can help you with every part of your divorce

Initiating & responding to divorce proceedings

Our divorce solicitors can guide you through the whole legal process of ending your marriage, whether you are the one initiating divorce proceedings or need help responding to proceedings initiated by your spouse.

Find out more about how we can help with divorce procedures.

Divorce financial settlements

Separating your finances is often the most complex part of getting divorced, but is also essential to allow you to make a clean break and move on with your life. Our divorce solicitors can help you to get a fair settlement that meets your needs, usually without the need for court proceedings.

If you are facing the end of your marriage or civil partnership it is really important not to overlook pensions. Getting divorced can be emotional and stressful and looking at the assets including pensions can seem daunting. Speak to your divorce solicitor about your financial position and don’t overlook pensions just because they can seem complicated.
The Pensions Advisory Guide is designed to help people who are separating work out what to do re pensions and divorce, what the law says on pension sharing or splitting and how to come to an agreement. It also sets out what other help is available to help you plan for the future.

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Children & divorce

If you have children, deciding where there will live and other what role each parent will play in their lives tends to be the most emotionally challenging part of divorce. Our team can assist with making arrangements for children voluntarily as well as guiding you through applying to a Family Court for a Children Arrangement Order where required.

Find out more about how we can help with divorce and children.

Changing your name & your children’s names after divorce

A common issue following divorce is the request to change your name or the name of your children. We offer a fixed fee change of name service, making it fast and straightforward for you to legally change your and/or your children’s names.

Specialist divorce law advice for police officers, firefighters and members of the armed forces

Our divorce solicitors have a long track record of advising armed forces personnel, firefighters and police officers on divorce, allowing us to provide an experienced service tailored to the needs of family involved in these essential professions.

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Using alternative dispute resolution for your divorce

Most people are keen to avoid court proceedings when dealing with divorce, which is something we fully understand. Our team are highly skilled in using alternative dispute resolution for divorce, with our family lawyers including trained mediators and collaborative lawyers.

Family mediation is one of the most common ways to deal with financial settlements and arrangements for children during divorce. This involves you and your spouse having a series of meetings with a trained mediator who will guide you in discussing any issues that need to be resolved and help you work towards agreeing positive solutions.

Find out more about our family mediation services.

Collaborative law is often an alternative to mediation that can be highly effective. While the goal is still for you and your spouse to agree the details of your divorce arrangements, you will do with each supported by your own legal adviser, who must be trained in collaborative law. This means you will have you own legal expert on hand to advise you and ensure your interests stay protected.

Find out more about our collaborative law services.

Our divorce advice fees

The cost of dealing with your divorce can be a worry, so we aim to make our pricing as fair and transparent as possible, so you have a clear idea how much your divorce is likely to cost.

We are able to offer fixed fee divorce packages covering the legal process of getting divorced, including completing and filing your divorce petition, standard correspondence with your spouse and their solicitors and applying for the decree nisi and decree absolute.

For more complex matters, including making divorce settlements and arrangements for children, we may be able to deal with each stage of the process on a fixed fee basis or charge according to an hourly rate, depending on the circumstances.

Find out more about our divorce pricing.

Why Crombie Wilkinson divorce solicitors are the right choice for you

Our divorce lawyers in York and North Yorkshire have many years of experience guiding individuals and families through every stage of getting divorce. We are dedicated to getting the outcome you need for you and your loved ones in the right way for your circumstances.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Family Law, Family Law Advanced, Family Mediation and Children Law, reflecting the breadth and depth of our legal expertise.

Our team includes members of leading family law association Resolution, with a strong focus on using alternative dispute resolution to remove conflict from family law. We are accredited by Resolution for mediation and are members of the Family Mediation Council, with the team also including several trained Collaborative Lawyers.

Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors Service Pledge

We will work together as a team to deliver an excellent client experience for you.

To achieve this, we will:

  • listen and care about you and your circumstances
  • treat you politely, considerately and with respect
  • work with you as a team so you come to know and trust us
  • update you regularly using plain language
  • work hard to avoid delays
  • contact you should unforeseen events happen
  • ensure there are no surprises on costs
  • take on board your feedback so we can continuously improve our service

Find out more about our client service pledge.

Speak to our caring, expert divorce solicitors in York & North Yorkshire today

To discuss your divorce and how we can help you, please contact your local Crombie Wilkinson office in York, Selby, Malton or Pickering.

Or you, if you prefer, you can use our quick enquiry form to ask a question or request a call back at a time to suit you.


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