Legal intervention in family matters is often unavoidable, and rarely comfortable. In this difficult area, our sensitivity and professionalism encourages resolution quickly and efficiently. Our approach prioritises the diffusion or avoidance of dispute at all times and is focused on preservation of the relationships in question. We will always explore the possibility of resolution through mediation rather than through the courts.
How Marsden Rawsthorn can help you
Preparing for the future
When it comes to making the decision to marry, enter into a civil partnership or live together, there may be some uncertainty about sharing ownership of property and assets, particularly if they existed originally outside the relationship.
The breakdown of a marriage, civil partnership or any relationship will affect individuals in many different ways. You may be feeling troubled, angry and bewildered and with Marsden Rawsthorn, you will benefit from a dedicated legal expert, experienced in family law who will guide you through the options which are right for you.
Marsden Rawsthorn’s family team includes a number of dedicated Children Law Specialists and members of the Law Society’s Children Panel. We place the utmost importance at all times on protecting the rights and welfare of the families most vulnerable members.
In cases where dispute is unavoidable, calling on extensive experience of the mediation process, we will endeavour to resolve matters amicably outside the courts, working hard to improve your situation, not make it worse. We also offer Collaborative Law resolution in appropriate cases.
Children come first
With dedicated Children's Law Specialists and Members of the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme on our team, we place the utmost importance at all times on protecting the rights and welfare of the family’s most vulnerable members.
In all cases we will explore possibilities for funding your case with public funding provided by the Legal Aid Agency.
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