Family Law Solicitors

Family problems are extremely sensitive and can be difficult to deal with for those involved.  Here at MLS, our solicitors understand the stress that this can cause you both within your family and outside.

MLS offers not only excellent technical advice but also a common sense and pragmatic approach to reaching solutions either through negotiation or litigation.


  • Separation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Divorce
  • Variation of existing maintenance orders
  • Children – Where a child would live, where a child would go to nursery or school, issues as to a child’s health care or child’s name, when and if a child would see their extended family to include grandparents and child maintenance
  • Advice upon the financial implications of a relationship breakdown
  • Before the event planning documents, pre-nuptial, post-nuptial or cohabitation agreements.


If you would like specialist advice, then please at 01244 478 730 we will be more than happy to assist you.


Client Guides:


This document provides general guidance regarding divorce procedure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances.

Cohabitation Agreements

This document provides general guidance regarding cohabitation agreements. It explains what a cohabitation agreement is, why you might want to make one, and the sorts of things you might want to put into it.

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

A couple planning to enter a marriage or civil partnership may decide to enter into an agreement that shows what they intend to happen to their money and property if the marriage or civil partnership were to end.