There’s no escaping the fact that Christmas, as well as being a wonderful time of year, can also sometimes be very stressful. There are many reasons for this, ranging from financial pressures to enforced proximity to family members you only really see once a year, but as the best divorce solicitors Manchester offers, we understand that some of the stress of Christmas can explained by people having decided to start divorce proceedings, but delaying the actual process until the start of January. We specialise in matters of family law such as divorce, children disputes and wills and probate, something which has enabled us to create a working style which combines legal expertise with emotional support.
As the best divorce solicitors Manchester has to offer, we know from experience that the January spike in couples seeking a divorce is no myth. Whether people who reach this decision in January do so because they merely put it off during the festive period, or because the strain of attempting to provide a ‘perfect’ Christmas for their family is enough to convince them that their relationship is no longer viable will vary from case to case, but all of the clients who come to us to discuss divorce will be treated in the same manner.
What makes us the best divorce solicitors Manchester provides is that we deal with every client in a sympathetic and supportive manner. We understand that it would be all too easy to simply concentrate on the clerical and legal aspects of divorce whilst forgetting the emotional impact the end of a relationship has. We know from experience that people in the grip of the kind of emotions prompted by a divorce can often find it difficult to take a step back and decide which course of action to take in a clear and calm manner. We provide that calmness, and make every effort, wherever possible, to ensure that the arrangements which need to be reached following a divorce – arrangements on matters such as financial settlements and the welfare of children – can be made through agreement between the parties rather than conflict.
The popular image of solicitors may be that they always aim to fight a case in court, but as the best divorce solicitors Manchester offers we always do our best to avoid taking a divorce to court. By avoiding court appearances, we aim to reduce both the stress felt by our clients and the amount of money they have to spend. By failing to reach an agreement, divorcing couples can often find themselves engaged in spending a sizeable chunk of the very assets they are fighting for control of. Similarly, cases which involve the welfare of children can often be much more upsetting for those children if they see the two parties engaged in a bitter legal dispute.
The actual process of seeking a divorce initially involves deciding what the grounds for that divorce should be. These can include matters such as unreasonable behaviour, desertion and adultery. Choosing the correct grounds can have a massive bearing on how the divorce proceeds, and particularly upon whether it is contested or not. Our expert divorce solicitors ensure that every client chooses the correct grounds at the beginning of the process, and is fully aware of what their rights and responsibilities are. We’ll deal with matters such as correctly filling in the D8 petition form and then the wait for the decree nisi and decree absolute, the legal documents which make a divorce official, and throughout this process we will communicate in a transparent and easily understood manner, avoiding legal jargon and ensuring every client knows exactly what is happening through every stage.
If you’re looking for the best divorce lawyers Manchester has to offer, then look no further than Higgins Miller. If you want to start a divorce, or would simply like some general advice, please ring on 0161 429 7251 or email us at [email protected] . We’ve recently passed our Cyber Essential accreditation, something which demonstrates our forward thinking attitude and determination to remain ahead of the competition. The first 20 minute appraisal will be provided free of charge, and if you want to find out more we’ll offer a first appointment for a fixed fee, so you don’t have to worry about how much our advice is going to cost. If you need more information on our wider charging system then please take a look here.