family services

Family and Divorce

At some point in many people’s lives they encounter a family law issue, whether separation or divorce, or a problem relating to children.

A relationship breakdown is inevitably stressful, but when financial uncertainty and concerns over arrangements for children are added to the mix, the pressure can feel overwhelming.

At Heald Nickinson our experienced Family Solicitors provide prompt and practical advice and information for both married and unmarried couples on a wide range of matters, including divorce, financial orders, pre and post-nuptial agreements, children proceedings, TOLATA applications, care proceedings and emergency injunctions.

We will guide you through a difficult time with sensitivity and care. We will listen to you, explain your options (in language you will understand) and work hard to achieve the best outcome for you.

We offer expert and affordable legal advice in connection with:-

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Financial Settlements
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • TOLATA Claims
  • Non-Molestation and Occupation Orders
  • Child Arrangement Orders
  • Child Relocation Orders (International and Domestic)
  • Care Proceedings
  • Adoption

Public Funding (Legal Aid) may be available for some matters, subject to eligibility.

Members of our Family Team:

  • Sarah Jay, Partner
  • Yasmin Ali, Partner
  • Marianne Tyndall, Senior Associate Solicitor
  • Clare Mortimer, Associate Solicitor
  • Marilyn Young, Consultant

If you need advice on any aspect of a family matter, please
call us on 01276 680000 and we will be happy to discuss the options with you.
Alternatively, please email

Get in touch

Call us on 01276 680000

If you are a consumer and we have made contact with you by electronic means, you may be entitled to use an EU online dispute resolution service to assist with any contractual dispute you may have with us. That is at