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01246 939011

You can call us from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Please note that all in-office appointments are by pre-arrangement only.

Office address

Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre
S40 1UT

Postal address

Stowe Family Law LLP
Yorkshire House
Greek Street

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Our team of Chesterfield family lawyers

Rachel Roberts
“Rachel Roberts is excellent. She is efficient, effective and pragmatic with her adv...
Regional Director, Midlands and North
Christopher Birch
Sharp, knowledgeable and determined with a no-nonsense approach, I combine legal expertise...
Managing Partner, Harrogate, Beverley, York & Sheffield
Maria Coster
“Extremely proficient at identifying clients’ main concerns” and an “intellige...
Team Leader Partner, Sheffield
Charlotte Gannon
Charlotte’s approach is empathetic and robust, taking the time to understand client&...
Senior Associate, Sheffield
Baljinder Boughan
Baljinder specialises in handling all aspects of separation and divorce and their implicat...
Associate, Sheffield
Jake Mitchell
Jake joined Stowe Family Law as a Solicitor in 2021.
Associate, Sheffield
Ella Ashforth
Ella is a solicitor based in our Sheffield office.      
Solicitor, Sheffield
Sarah Parkin
Sarah is a Solicitor based in Stowe’s Sheffield office.
Solicitor, Sheffield
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Dedicated Family Law Solicitors in Chesterfield

With our team of dedicated professionals based in Chesterfield, our family law firm extends its exceptional care and support across the entire UK. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized and attentive service on a local level, ensuring that your specific needs are met with utmost attention. No matter what your circumstances may entail, we have an in-depth understanding of various situations, allowing us to provide tailored guidance that suits your unique case.

As the leading family law specialists in the UK, we possess exceptional skills in handling a wide range of family law-related issues. Our expertise extends to providing practical guidance for complex financial cases, and we excel in advocating for you and your family’s best interests. Trust our team to deliver outstanding support tailored to your specific needs.

Our firm’s extensive knowledge and expertise empower us to offer comprehensive solutions. We are well-versed in the intricacies of family law, and our team will work closely with you to navigate through the complexities of your situation. Whether you are facing divorce, child custody disputes, or any other family law matter, we will provide you with the necessary guidance to make informed decisions. You can trust us to assess your circumstances thoroughly and recommend the best course of action, ensuring that your rights and interests are protected throughout the process.

Resolving Financial Challenges and Safeguarding Children’s Welfare in Chesterfield

Our Chesterfield team, headed by Team Leader Partner, Maria Coster, are specialists in addressing complex financial difficulties and prioritizing the well-being of children during divorce or separation. Our team of highly knowledgeable lawyers possesses comprehensive expertise in all aspects of family law, ensuring that you receive the best possible guidance and support during this challenging period.

With a compassionate approach, our family lawyers in Chesterfield are dedicated to finding effective solutions to the issues that arise within family law cases. We understand that every situation is unique, and we are skilled at navigating even the most intricate financial circumstances. At Stowe Family Law, our primary focus is the welfare and satisfaction of our clients, and this commitment profoundly influences the personalized service we provide.

Expert Family Law Services

Combining our extensive legal knowledge with compassion and exceptional client care, we strive to deliver accurate and reliable legal advice tailored to your specific situation. Our goal is to guide you through the complexities of family law while minimizing the need for lengthy court proceedings. We prioritize finding amicable out-of-court settlements whenever possible, recognising that this approach often leads to more efficient and satisfactory resolutions.

However, we understand that litigation may become necessary in certain circumstances to ensure a fair outcome. In such cases, you can rely on our significant experience in litigation to vigorously represent your interests and secure the best possible results. We are well aware of the level of legal expertise required to support you and your family during this highly stressful time. Rest assured that our dedicated team will provide the necessary support and guidance, working tirelessly to protect your rights and achieve a favourable resolution.

Trust our Chesterfield family law office to provide you with the expert legal assistance and compassionate service you need during this challenging chapter of your life.

Stowe Family Law Chesterfield

Whatever you’re facing as a family, in whatever shape yours is, was, or will be, we’ll be here to listen to what you have to say and help with what you need to do.

As the only national law firm completely dedicated to family matters. we don’t touch anything else.

In us, you will have an ally who understands what you are going through and takes the strain.

Meaning you can move forward in life from a position of strength.

Handled with care.

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Visiting Stowe Family Law Chesterfield

Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre
S40 1UT

Our team in Chesterfield are located in Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre. For clients travelling by rail, the office is just a 10-minute walk away from Chesterfield Train Station. If you’re travelling by car, the office is centrally located in Chesterfield and parking is available on-site in the building car park.

Our phone lines are open from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday

and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

  • Understanding what you're going through

  • Making family law easier to grasp

  • Helping to take the strain

  • Tailoring our services for you and your circumstances

More about us – divorce solicitors Chesterfield

More about us – divorce solicitors Chesterfield

  • Divorce Law

    Whether you’re looking to divorce your partner, or you’re responding to a divorce application made by your spouse, you’ll be looking for expert help and support.

    The divorce process can be difficult to navigate, and for many, it can instil a sense of anxiety and confusion; which is why we take great care to outline the emotional, practical and legal challenges that lie ahead whilst providing practical next steps so that you can move forward to achieve the outcome you need.

    We can provide guidance on completing the divorce application, through to negotiating financial settlements and child custody (child arrangement orders).

    Our team in Chesterfield are located in Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre (S40 1UT).

  • Starting Divorce Proceedings in Chesterfield

    A divorce application marks the start of your divorce process. You can apply for a divorce by yourself (sole applicant) or make a joint application with your ex-spouse (joint applicants). Getting this early part right is important as it can help to save you time and money; it can also help to make the process more amicable. Our divorce lawyers can support you in completing and submitting the divorce application to prevent delays.

  • Responding to a divorce application

    If you’ve been served with a divorce application and named as the respondent, it’s sometimes unclear as to how you should respond; you’ll be presented with a lot of legal wording and expressions that do more to create frustration than they do to provide clarity. Our Chesterfield divorce lawyers can help you to respond to a divorce application while preparing you to get the best possible outcome for you, and for your family.

  • Arrangements for children and child custody

    One of the most difficult steps in a separation or divorce is working through the arrangements for your children (formerly known as child custody). While this is a challenging process, it is in the best interests of your children to reach a civil agreement with your ex-partner. To make sure you get the best result for you and your children, it often helps to have a child law specialist on-hand to provide you with guidance on what a fair and workable arrangement might look like. Our Chesterfield child solicitors have extensive experience in child arrangement order cases and have seen a variety of solutions to suit every situation, no matter how niche. Our goal is to get the best outcome for your children and to help you to maintain a positive relationship with your ex-partner wherever possible.

  • Financial settlements in divorce

    Like every relationship, every couple’s finances will be unique to them. Trying to separate years of financial ties is often challenging, and there are usually tough financial issues that need to be resolved. Financial Settlements (commonly known as divorce settlements) can cover everything from the family home, and even assets you owned before you got married to pensions, and investments; so getting expert financial and legal help is important if you’re looking to protect your assets while providing for your family once the divorce is completed.

    We have a lot of experience in dealing with difficult financial matters, property and estates; as well as catering to high-net-worth individuals, and clients with assets abroad. So, if you’d like advice on how to handle your assets, our financial settlement lawyers and forensic accounting team can help you.

  • Civil partnership dissolution

    Deciding to end a civil partnership takes a heavy emotional toll. While many are familiar with the concept of divorce, the path to dissolving a civil partnership will feel much less clear. The process used to end a partnership is known as dissolution, and it can only be instigated after you have been in a civil partnership for a year.

    If you choose to dissolve your civil partnership, you will still be entitled to all the same benefits and entitlements as those who get divorced. In a similar vein, thought will need to be given to the sharing of assets and the arrangements that need to be made for your children. To help you navigate a dissolution, our expert team can provide practical guidance and peace of mind.

  • Do I Need Marriage Counselling or Mediation Before Applying For A Divorce?

    Marriage counselling isn’t a necessity before applying for a divorce, you aren’t legally obligated to try it, but it can sometimes make a difference between deciding to end a relationship or not.

    Here at Stowe Family Law in Chesterfield, we can help you with your divorce proceedings whether you’ve been through mediation or not. For more information on the comprehensive range of divorce and family law services we can provide, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Why choose Stowe Family Law solicitors, Chesterfield?

    Our expert family law solicitors have decades of experience and have access to hundreds of years’ worth of expertise from our teams across the country. We are the UK’s largest family law specialist, delivering tailored service and expertise, locally to you.

    Our client-centric approach has seen us recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for our commitment to outstanding client service and client success.

    We understand that the best outcomes are often achieved amicably, where positive relationships persist long after your need for us has ended, so all of our Chesterfield family lawyers are accredited members of Resolution; a network of legal experts who are committed to promoting a constructive approach to dispute resolution that focuses on meeting the needs of the whole family and achieving a positive outcome.

    Clients often talk about our compassion, empathy and our ability to deliver the ‘hard facts’ and the clear guidance they need to move forward with their case, and their lives.

    To hear more about what our clients think about us and our approach, watch our video here.

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