Family Law


We fully understand that certain aspects of family law can be very sensitive, especially when it concerns the breakdown of a relationship.  All of our solicitors are compassionate, supportive and experienced when it comes to dealing with delicate situations.  You will be appointed a dedicated family solicitor who will deal with your case from start to finish. They will be your main point of contact throughout to ensure that you have quick and regular access to all the advice and support that is required.

Types Of Marriage, Divorce & Child Care Family Law Cases We Specialise In:

  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Cohabit Disputes
  • International Family Law
  • Pre-Nuptial, Post-Nuptial and Marital Agreements
  • Financial Settlements
  • Child Contract & Residence
  • Injunctions

If you are unsure as to how and when to involve a family law solicitor in your case, or if you are still considering whether or not to actually pursue legal action, please don’t be afraid to call us as we can talk you through your concerns with no obligation.

The Financial Aspects

Our solicitors will give you the best advice to ensure that your divorce and any financial settlements are sorted out smoothly, including the preparation of Consent Orders.  This may sometimes involve taking things like inheritance, wills, assets such as savings or property and family businesses into consideration. Our family law solicitors are highly experienced in dealing with financial proceedings which run alongside divorce proceedings.

Where Children Are Concerned

Areas of family law which need to be dealt with in a particularly efficient and compassionate way are those where children are involved.  All of our lawyers are sensitive and caring in such matters and will strive to help secure the emotional and financial welfare of all children concerned. This is true in cases pertaining to things like child residency, contact, parental responsibility, financial support and sometimes education and change of name.

As family law can be stressful and difficult for all parties our solicitors may advise you to go down the route of an amicable settlement where appropriate i.e. family mediation – this can work really effectively for some families as it can eliminate the need for lengthy court proceedings and hefty legal costs.

DWS – A Proven Track Record

Our solicitors have a proven track record of being innovative in the way we provide our family law services and this has been recognised to date by the Law Society of England & Wales. We have been awarded the title of ‘Leicestershire Law Firm of the Year 2011’ and for our exceptional levels of service, we were awarded ‘Excellence in Client Service 2011.’

These awards have made us even more focused on our clients and determined to keep the innovation going. This is evident in our sustained accessibility and approachability and by the fact that our costs are realistic and reflective of the current market.

Why Work With DWS
  • FREE initial consultation*
  • Competitive quotations
  • Communication/meetings can be
    arranged via Skype
  • Partner supervised department
  • Award-winning law firm

*the FREE consultation will be required to be a face to face meeting and may not include a review and/or analysis of any documents and is subject to the discretion of the solicitor.

We're Award Winning