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Merchants Court
2-12 Lord St
L2 1TS

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Stowe Family Law LLP
Old Court House
Raglan St

DX 11969 Harrogate

Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Liverpool

Our team of award-winning divorce and family lawyers in Liverpool is led by Senior Solicitor Matthew Taylor and supported by an in-house accountancy team. We are highly experienced in advising and acting in all areas of family law with a particular focus on resolving complex financial matters and protecting the welfare of children during a divorce or separation. Our clients range from high-net-worth individuals with complex financials to local professionals with more straightforward matters.

On your side – divorce solicitors Liverpool

We will listen, advise and guide you through the legal and practical process of divorce and other family law matters. Ideally, we will work to settle out of court but are equally experienced in litigation and have a strong and robust approach.

Asset protection – family solicitors Liverpool

Whether you wish to protect your wealth or want to ensure your financial future is secured, we work hand-in-hand with our in-house accountancy team to get the best representation and deliver the best outcome.

For more information on the services our experienced family law solicitors in Liverpool can provide when it comes to ending a marriage or civil partnership, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

Our family law solicitors in Liverpool

Helen Miller
Hardworking and tactically minded, I combine knowledge and experience with empathy to ensu...
Managing Partner, Altrincham, Liverpool & Crewe
Matthew Taylor
I am noted in the Legal 500 for being ‘excellent’ and thinking ‘through cases very c...
Senior Solicitor, Liverpool
Megan Brookfield
Megan joined Stowe Family Law’s North West team in October 2021.
Solicitor, Liverpool, Altrincham & Crewe
Deborah Curtin
As Regional Team Leader for the North West, Deborah’s role is split between managing the...
Regional Team Leader (North West)
Kirsty McKenzie
Kirsty is a Legal Assistant / Paralegal working in our Manchester and Liverpool offices
Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Stowe Family Law Liverpool

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 Liverpool

Our Liverpool family solicitors office can be found at:

Stowe Family Law LLP, 4th Floor, Merchants Court, 2-12 Lord St, Liverpool, L2 1TS

Stowe Family Law’s Liverpool office is conveniently located on Lord Street in Liverpool City Centre, next to Liverpool ONE and a short walk from James Street Merseyrail station.

Parking is available at Q-Park Liverpool ONE, accessible from Strand Street and a 3-minute walk to the office.

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

and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

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More about us – divorce solicitors Liverpool

  • Our family law and divorce expertise

    Divorce Law

    Whether you’re looking to divorce your partner, or you’ve been served with a divorce petition or divorce papers, you’ll be looking for expert help and support. At Stowe Family Law, our experienced divorce solicitors in Liverpool are here to help you get through one of the most difficult periods in your life.

    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 results you need.

    At Stowe Family Law Solicitors, we can provide guidance on completing the divorce petition, through to negotiating financial settlements and child custody (child arrangement orders). Our expert team is well placed at Merchants Court near Royal Albert Dock, to help you if you’re looking for divorce solicitors in Liverpool.

  • Starting a divorce petition

    When taking the first step in divorce process, you will need to complete a divorce petition. This form requires that you choose the appropriate reasons (grounds) for your divorce and these must be enough for the court to accept them. 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 Liverpool family law solicitors can support you in completing and submitting the divorce petition to prevent delays. Stowe Family Law firm in Liverpool are here to help you get through your divorce as quickly and painlessly as possible.

  • Responding to a divorce petition

    If you’ve been served with a divorce petition 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 Liverpool family law solicitors can help you to respond to a divorce petition while preparing you to get the best possible outcome for you, and for your family. If you’re looking for a family law team in your local area, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Arrangements for children and child custody

    One of the most difficult steps in a separation or divorce is in 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 Liverpool child solicitors have extensive experience in child arrangement cases and have seen a variety of solutions to suit every situation, no matter how niche. The primary goal of our family law solicitors in Liverpool 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. For an experienced team of family law solicitors in Liverpool and the surrounding areas, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Civil partnership dissolution

    Taking the decision 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 civil 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, and 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.

  • Why choose Stowe Family Law solicitors in Liverpool?

    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.

    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.

  • Is Stowe Family Law based in Liverpool City Centre?

    Yes! We have offices across the North-West and Wales, but our Liverpool office is located right in the city centre, at Merchant’s Court on Lord Street. That makes it the perfect location for anyone in Merseyside to visit. Whether you live in Bootle, Kirkby, Wallasey or Birkenhead, the office of our Liverpool family law solicitors is easy to get to when you need to.

    If you’re looking for a trusted family law firm based in Liverpool City Centre, we are here for you. Our local team have many years’ of experience and will work with you to ensure your divorce is as simple and amicable as possible.

  • How long will my divorce take?

    That depends on a wide range of factors, including the complexity of your case. On average, most divorces take around 6 – 9 months to complete. However, if you have children, or there are major financial issues to resolve, it can take longer. Similarly, if your partner in marriage or civil partnership isn’t willing to end the marriage amicably, that can sometimes delay matters. If you’re looking for a quick divorce using Liverpool’s leading divorce and family law solicitors, don’t hesitate to get in touch today. Our experienced team will do everything we can to expedite the process for you.


  • Am I eligible for divorce?

    If you’re married, or involved in a civil partnership, and have been for more than 12 months, yes, you will be eligible for a divorce. You also need to have necessary grounds and reasons for divorce, which can include:

    • Adultery.
    • Unreasonable Behaviour.
    • Desertion.
    • Separation.

    If you’re not certain whether you meet the eligible criteria for a divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership, arrange a no-obligation, free consultation with our experienced legal team in Liverpool today.

  • Can Stowe Family Law help me if I'm in a civil partnership?

    Yes, we can. If you’re involved in a civil partnership which you and your partner want to dissolve, we are here to help. Our family law solicitors in Liverpool can work with you dissolve your civil partnership in the most amicable way. Whether you and your partner are in a civil partnership or a traditional marriage, our experienced team of divorce lawyers and family law solicitors are just a phone call away.

  • Do I need to try marriage mediation or counselling before applying for a divorce?

    If you’re considering getting divorced, it is usually expected that you and your partner will try marriage counselling or mediation. While you aren’t legally obligated to attempt mediation or marriage counselling, they can have real advantages, whether you decide to divorce or not.

    Involving a skilled mediator or counsellor in your decision to divorce can often help to smooth the process, and encourage less animosity between yourself and your partner. Whether you’ve been through counselling or not, Stowe Family Law solicitors in Liverpool are here for you.

  • Do I need to go to court to get a divorce?

    If you and your spouse or partner agree to divorce, and you’re both able to come to a reasonable agreement regarding childcare, finanical arrangements and any other potential blockages or areas of disagreement, you should be able to get divorced before appearing in front of a judge. While your divorce documents will still need to be filed in front of the court, you won’t need to attend the courtroom in person for any divorce which is uncontested.

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