It is an unfortunate reality that relationships break down and people separate. This can often be a very emotional and traumatic time. It is equally important that your interests are solidly and properly represented in any circumstance.

We at David Benson Solicitors hold a lasting record of assisting and advising clients in such traumatic periods in achieving the best outcome.

Our family areas of expertise include;

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Financial matters
  • Children issues
  • Domestic violence and injunctions

Divorce and separation

At David Benson Solicitors we will guide you through the process of divorce, help you identify which Court has jurisdiction, the likely timescales, and the process. We provide advice on all aspects of divorce and separation including;

  • Divorce
  • Separation (including judicial separation)
  • Dissolution of civil partnerships
  • Annulment

Our fees on divorce and separation matters are based on a fixed fee strating from £1200+ VAT

Financial matters

The financial aspects following a divorce. The objective of such is to conclude the fairest way of dividing family assets, income and pensions according to your tailored needs and circumstances.

David Benson Solicitors will walk you through all avenues applicable to you and whether the court involvement is necessary in protecting your position. The initial stage in a financial matter start off by exchanging disclosure of assets and income belonging to you and your spouse. Following the exchange, the process of determining the fair outcome involves negotiations with the other side, third parties or with the involvement of the court. Although the meaning of ‘fair’ is not clear cut, this predominantly depend on our family circumstances, history of the relationship and the needs of the children involved. In the event that such financial disputes are unsettled before the court, you will be represented by us or a barrister at the hearings.

Our fees on financial matters are based on an hourly rate of the fee earner + VAT

Children issues

It is our interest that disputes involving children are settled amicably through negotiations and settlements, achieving the best outcome for the children involved.

Our expertise advise on children matters include;

  • Residence- with which parent the child/ children live
  • Contact arrangements for parents and/or grandparents
  • Care arrangements
  • Children removals
  • Child abduction

Our fees on children matters are based on an hourly rate of fee earner + VAT

Domestic violence and injunctions

Domestic violence can take many forms such as physical, emotional, psychological, financial and sexual abuse. If you are a victim of domestic violence, we at David Benson Solicitors can offer legal advice on the different injunctions available, depending on your circumstances to protect you and your children.

As a part of our advice we make protection orders on your half for your own safety and your right to live safely in your home despite having non- ownership of the property. These include non-molestation and occupation orders.

Our fees on domestic violence matters are based on the hourly rate of the fee earner.

Talent and Expertise

We at David Benson Solicitors hold a lasting record of assisting and advising clients in such traumatic periods in achieving the best outcome.

Expertise include;

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Financial matters
  • Children issues
  • Domestic violence and injunctions

Team involved

Anantha

Anantha ThiruNathan

Consultant Solicitor