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Family solicitors you can trust in Nantwich

  • The UK’s largest law firm dedicated to family matters
  • Offering a tailored, empathetic approach to support your circumstances
  • Proud to be rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot

At Stowe family law we are committed to supporting you with empathy and understanding, taking the strain through difficult times while making family law easier to grasp through a tailored service specific to your circumstances.

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01270 902099

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

Stapeley House
London Road
Nantwich
CW5 7JW

Postal address

Stowe Family Law LLP
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Yorkshire House
Greek Street
Leeds
LS1 5SH

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We offer an award winning service

Our team of Nantwich family lawyers

Helen Miller
Hardworking and tactically minded, I combine knowledge and experience with empathy to ensu...
Managing Partner, North West
Faye Bentley
Faye possesses extensive experience in handling various facets of divorce and financial re...
Senior Associate, Altrincham, Chester & Nantwich
Heather Arnold
Heather is a Associate based in Stowe’s Altrincham, Stoke-on-Trent & Nantwich of...
Associate, Altrincham, Stoke-on-Trent & Nantwich
Nicole Turner
Nicole undertakes work on a diverse range of family matters including divorce and separati...
Associate, Altrincham, Nantwich & Knutsford
Mollie Greenwood
Mollie is a Trainee Solicitor in Stowe Family Law’s Altrincham office.
Trainee Solicitor, Altrincham, Nantwich, Knutsford & Stockton Heath
Wendy McManus
Wendy is a Legal Assistant based in our Altrincham office.  
Legal Assistant, Cheshire
 
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Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Nantwich

We pay attention to your particular situation and assist you in coming up with a practical solution for the welfare of your family. Our comprehensive approach encourages out-of-court settlements, but we recognise that litigation is occasionally necessary and employs a forceful and effective approach.

Each customer has specific demands, thus we customise our strategy and legal counsel accordingly. From the very beginning of the divorce process all the way to the end, we walk you through the practical, emotional, and legal elements of divorce (and other forms of separation).

Our extremely knowledgeable, highly experienced lawyers maintain a firm understanding of family law and the uniqueness of each case. Our family department carry out excellent legal practice for a multitude of cases, such as domestic violence injunctions, postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and relationship breakdowns.

Family Law Solicitor

While our divorce lawyers are known for being skilled litigators, we also provide out-of-court (alternative dispute resolution) options, such as mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law, that enable each spouse to come to decisions and come to agreements on finances, any children involved, and other family matters.

Along with helping our clients with the legal aspects of divorce, we always take an empathic stance and urge them to seek out to our network of family support specialists if necessary. This includes parental support groups, coaches, and therapists. We do everything in our power to represent parents during divorce proceedings and ensure the best possible solutions for the child’s welfare.

Your family’s finances – trustworthy family solicitors Nantwich

Our in-house accounting team will provide a clear picture of the assets in your marriage to create financial settlements that are fair for everybody involved. Our team are extremely efficient in all aspects of family law, including financial disputes and reaching financial agreements.

What our clients say

Stowe Family Law Nantwich

Our family law solicitors in Nanwich deal with family law matters and financial arrangements, such as child maintenance. If you are seeking legal expertise regarding court proceedings on family matters, we provide a personal service when it comes to family issues.

Handled with care.

  • 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 Nantwich

More about us – divorce solicitors Nantwich

  • How to find our Nantwich office

    Stapeley House, London Road, Nantwich, CW5 7JW

    Our Nantwich office is located near to Nantwich town centre in Stapeley House on London Road (A51). We’re also just 6 miles from Crewe town centre, and within easy reach of the M6 and Crewe train station. There is on-site parking available.

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

    and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Achieving the best outcome for you

    Family matters such as child custody, separation and child maintenance can be very serious and the approach and decision you take may impact your life for years to come. With that in mind, taking the first step and asking for legal assistance can often be the hardest part of your journey.

    The first time you meet your dedicated divorce lawyer, the focus will be on understanding you and your situation including: family structure, separation circumstances, finances and desired outcomes. You will then be advised on the legal processes, routes and options available to help you achieve the outcome that’s best for you and your family.

    Apart from giving you direction, it’s our commitment to you that you’ll feel informed and understand all of the options available to you. If at any point during the process you have questions, the team are on-hand to assist.

    Your first appointment with Stowe Family Law also presents an opportunity for you to decide if you want to entrust your case to us and the divorce solicitor giving you that initial advice.

  • Starting the divorce process

    The person initiating the divorce submits a divorce application to the court and is thereafter known as the Applicant. If your ex-partner has already done that, then you will be referred to as the Respondent. The divorce process requires different actions of Applicants and Respondents at different times, and there are strategic implications for both, especially if one of you lives overseas.

  • How long your divorce is likely to take

    In England & Wales, for straightforward divorce cases, the process can take between 6 – 8 months. On average, the whole process takes approximately one year. Longer than 12 months is common for cases where there are drawn out disagreements on child and financial matters. It is impossible to predict exactly how long a divorce will take, though a good a divorce lawyer will help give you an educated estimate.

  • How much your divorce is likely to cost

    The cost of a divorce includes the court fee (currently £593) and the costs of the solicitors who assist the parties with the divorce process if they are instructed.

    The person applying for the divorce (the applicant) will be responsible for covering the court fee. If the application is a joint one, applicant 1 will pay the court fee. 

    It is important to note that costs relating to the divorce are different from those incurred in negotiating a financial settlement and/or child arrangements.

  • Who gets the children in a divorce

    Child arrangements depend largely on what the family decides, the suitability of each parent, the child’s wishes and where applicable, the ruling of a family court Judge. Resulting arrangements can include sole custody, where one parent is the sole caretaker of the child, joint custody and third-party custody where a third party such as a grandparent becomes responsible for the child’s welfare.

  • Your entitlement to the family home

    As a starting point in a divorce, assets are split 50:50.  As the family home is often the largest asset in the matrimonial pot, then it is common for it to be split between the parties. If a family has other assets, then the house could be given to one party and the other assets to the other.  Children are another factor that affects financial arrangements during a divorce. To answer this question accurately, a comprehensive understanding will be required of your family finances.

  • Updates from our Nantwich office

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When I do becomes I don’t, our team of tried and tested divorce lawyers in Nantwich are by your side.

Whether you are facing divorce, dissolving a civil partnership, dealing with financial matters, need a child arrangements order or a cohabitation agreement…

Our experienced Nantwich family solicitors will guide you through the process with care and empathy, so you can move forward in life from a position of renewed strength. ​

With family lawyers in Nantwich and across Cheshire, we are the largest specialist family law firm in the UK, and a leading choice for a solicitor for divorce in the area.

Matthew is a Senior Associate and was noted in the Legal 500 for being ‘excellent’ and thinking ‘through cases very carefully to make very sound tactical decisions.’ His specialism is resolving financial issues following a divorce or separation and he frequently advises clients on cohabitation issues. He is based at our Liverpool office.

Date last reviewed: 07/06/2024

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