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Relationships aren’t always straightforward. Sometimes family situations will call for legal advice.

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Family law solicitors, here to support you when you need it the most.

We have all the family law expertise you need.

Our large team of experienced family solicitors take the time to understand your personal circumstances. Whatever your family situation, we are able to provide clear, sensitive and supportive guidance and then if you wish us to, we can take quick and effective action to help and resolve your problem.

  • Separation and divorce solicitors

    Separation and divorce is exceptionally stressful at any stage of your life. You may be worried about your future, particularly when children are involved and the financial implications when separating. However complicated your situation is, we are here to support you.

  • Children Disputes

    There is no negotiation more difficult than those surrounding children. At Royds Withy King, our approach is to help separating parents put their children’s needs first, achieving the best result for you and your children, quickly and sensitively whilst avoiding any unnecessary court action.

  • International family law

    There has been a rise in families moving and marrying abroad. In the event of a relationship breakdown, complications may arise due to the differences in family law between two or more countries. Those issues may involve cross jurisdictional divorces, financial settlements, and the international movement of children. It is important to seek advice at an early stage as timing can become crucial. Our specialist international family law team are here to assist you.

  • Domestic abuse solicitors

    If you find yourself in an abusive relationship it can be extremely hard to find a way out. If you or a member of your family are a victim of domestic abuse it is important that you contact our team today.

  • Family mediation services

    We believe it is almost always best to keep family disputes out of the courts. We avoid the expense, delay and stress of contested court proceedings wherever possible.

  • Cohabitees and financial provision for unmarried couples

    Choosing to live with your partner outside of marriage is becoming increasingly common. However it is important to understand this does not provide you with the same level of legal protection as marriage. If disagreements arise around financial assets or children, a legally binding cohabitation agreement helps provide clarity. We are also able to assist with applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.

  • Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements

    We have seen an increase in the number of couples entering into pre-nuptial agreements (prior to the marriage) and post- nuptial agreements (during the marriage) as a way of protecting their assets in the event of permanent separation. We understand that entering into such agreements can be a sensitive issue and we are here to advise you on your specific requirements.

  • Injunctions and emergency remedies

    There are various types of injunctions and emergency remedies that can be applied for in relation to family issues. Our team are well placed to issue court proceedings in an emergency. We understand the need to act quickly often in frightening and difficult times.

Contact our specialist family solicitors today

Services

Our main family services

Children Disputes
There is no negotiation more difficult than those surrounding children. We can help separating parents put their children’s needs first, achieving the best result for you and your children, quickly and sensitively.
Separation and divorce solicitors
Whether you are going through a separation or divorce we recognise that this will be exceptionally stressful at any stage of your life. There are options available to suit all budgets and we can talk you through any options or concerns.
International family law
In the event of a relationship breakdown, complications may arise due to the differences in family law between two or more countries. Those issues may involve cross jurisdictional divorces, financial settlements, and the international movement of children.
Domestic abuse solicitors
If you find yourself in an abusive relationship it can be extremely hard to find a way out. If you or a member of your family are a victim of domestic abuse it is important that you contact our team today.
Family mediation services
Our mediation and family dispute resolution services can help you and your partner come to a joint decision about the best solution for your family in relation to your children and/or finances on separation, divorce or dissolution of your civil partnership.
Cohabitation agreements
Cohabitation does not provide you with the same level of legal protection as marriage. If disagreements arise around financial assets or children, a legally binding cohabitation agreement can help keep the peace.
Prenuptial agreements
No one goes into a marriage thinking that it won’t work out, but unfortunately it’s the sad reality that more than one in three marriages end in divorce. A prenuptial agreement can be a simple but effective way to safeguard your interests should your marriage breakdown.
Injunctions and emergency remedies
On some occasions the best way to protect yourself or your loved ones against unwanted access to your information or finances is to apply for an injunction. Our team are well placed to issue court proceedings in an emergency.
Bitcoins in divorce
From Bitcoin to Ethereum, managing the division of cryptocurrencies in a divorce is understandably very complicated – and even more so if you think your spouse may be hiding their digital assets from you.
Funding a family law case
Concerns about money can result in nothing being done, which in the long term can become more costly. When there are issues to resolve within a family, concerns about how legal fees can be paid shouldn't stop you from ensuring peace of mind.
Protecting your finances in divorce
In divorce the division of assets can be a stressful process. Our team of solicitors understand the best ways to protect your money and offer practical legal advice to help you secure your finances.
Funding your family matter

Do you need help with funding?

When you are in a stressful situation involving family law, you should not have to worry about the cost of legal fees on top of everything else. We have options available to help you quickly resolve your situation, bring stability back to your life and manage payments in an affordable, manageable way.

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We are happy to work remotely, but if you want to come and meet us we have a number of offices across the country.

Royds Withy King, Midland Bridge House, Midland Bridge Road, Bath, BA2 3FP
Royds Withy King, 5 – 6 Northumberland Buildings, Queen Square, Bath BA1 2JE
Royds Withy King, 69 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EQ
Royds Withy King, Godstow Court, Minns Business Park, 5 West Way, OXFORD, OX2 0JB
Royds Withy King, 3 Newbridge Square, Swindon, SN1 1BY
Royds Withy King, 33 Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4AU
Royds Withy King, Cross Keys House, 27 The Parade, Marlborough, SN8 1NE
Royds Withy King, 7 Butter Market, Thame, OX9 3EW