From new relationships to resolving conflicts
Whether you’re in the first throes of a blossoming relationship or facing the prospect of an unravelling marriage, it’s a good idea to get early legal advice to protect your interests, as well as those of your children, if you have them.
Compassionate, sensitive yet sensible guidance can help you see the wood for the trees and decide what’s really important to you. We can set you out on the next stage of your life with confidence, for example with a pre-nuptial agreement. Or we’ll support you through your difficult journey, if you’ve decided divorce is the only solution.
We’re committed to helping you find the best outcome. Sometimes this means mediation or the collaborative law process rather than resolving disputes through the courts.
Our service covers the full range of family law and related issues.
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Family law news
There are concerns that the latest spike in coronavirus transmissions may see more relationships taking a turn for the worse, after a surge in divorce enquiries following the nationwide lockdown.Back to school traditionally sees a peak in petitions for divorce, but...
The ACQ5 Awards, launched in 2005, were the first of their kind in the global legal / financial publishing industry. Wollens are delighted that Childcare expert Rachel Carter has been awarded the title of Childcare Lawyer of the Year 2020. “Experts whose intimate...
Wollens are delighted to welcome expert family law practitioner Sabina Smith who has joined the firm’s family legal team.
Sabina Smith, Family Law Consultant, Wollens. Sabina Smith joined Wollens in September 2020 and is based in our city centre office in Exeter, Sabina has a wealth of family law expertise. Having qualified as a solicitor in 1995 Sabina has spent her career working in...
What is a Prenuptial Agreement and what does it do? It is an arrangement between a couple before they marry. Its aim is to regulate what happens a marriage breaks down and ends in divorce. If you are getting married, and you or your future spouse’s family have a...
The New Year could herald in a new start for opposite-sex couples who want to legally seal their relationship without having to get married. Until now Civil Partnerships were only a legal union available to same-sex couples. But...