*Important Covid-19 Update. At this time we are unable to offer face to face appointments due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. However, we remain open and available for all client’s needs and appointments can be pre-booked and arranged with our family solicitors either by Telephone or Video-Calling such as Skype, Zoom, Teams or WhatsApp call. Please contact us to arrange a suitable appointment*
Free family law advice appointments for divorce or financial issues.
Make your appointment at our Street Lane, Roundhay office.
Appointment times are available Monday to Friday - 9am - 5pm.
The free appointments are with specialist family solicitor Sarah Hubery, and are open to everyone. We provide assistance on separation, guidance oncohabitation agreements and Our free appointment system enables you to talk through options before deciding which route is best for your individual situation. Our free clinic provides a simple way of receiving some family legal guidance at a time when you need it most.
Family law advice – helping you with life’s journey.
Each divorce follows the same process and there is no 'quickie divorce' We hope that 'no fault' proceedings will come in to practice in 2021.
If your marriage was legally recognised in the country your marriage took place, you can commence a divorce in England if you are habitually resident or domiciled in England or Wales.
The majority of divorces proceed undefended and it is rare to need to physically attend court. If you divorce is defended we would recommend you obtain specialist advice.
Yes you need your original marriage certificate and an official translation if this is not in English. You can usually obtain certified copies but you can apply to court to dispense with filing a marriage certificate in certain circumstances.
A paper divorce is currently taking around 9-12 months. Online it takes around 4-5 months.
There is no time bar if you wish to marry in England or Wales but you will need to check the country in which you intend to marry but you must be divorced and have your Decree Absolute.