Whether you need divorce, mediation, arbitration, separation or prenuptial agreements, or even if you’re not sure, we can help.
If you or your partner have decided that you need to separate, it makes sense to explore all the options available so that you can find the right solution to the various practical matters involved. Many couples are able to find an answer by just talking it through at the kitchen table, but sometimes it helps to have a little extra objective, independent advice to help you reach agreement.
Your situation is unique and our solicitors are here to listen. Whatever circumstances you find yourself in, our specialist team of divorce lawyers will work hard to negotiate the most amicable resolution for your situation. Mediation offers a useful first step for couples looking into separation or divorce. It is neither complicated nor overly formal, and can give you time, space, information and guidance to help you make your own decisions.
Frances Lindsay & Co solicitors can help with the following services for couples and families:
It’s important to note that mediation is not counselling. As mediators we simply bring you and your partner together to help you come to an agreement that’s best for your family. Mediation solicitors are independent and are not able to take sides or act for you as a legal representative, though during the mediation process you may be invited to take legal advice if appropriate. Once an agreement is reached we will prepare a memorandum of understanding, setting out the details of your mutual decision. You can then take this memorandum to your own legal advisors who will be able to deal with any legal processes.
Our resolution-trained lawyer mediators can offer you objective and supportive advice to enable you to negotiate the separation and divorce process with minimal stress. We have local offices in Maidenhead and Beaconsfield and provide mediation services across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. Feel free to contact us to talk over your personal situation and to find out more about our separation and divorce mediation service.