Username:   Remember Me

Uber Articles {Über (ger) adj. above, beyond }

- Above and Beyond a Mere Article Directory


Finding A Good Divorce Solicitor

By Janice Dylan

For most people getting a divorce is the worst experience they will have had to date in their lives. Finding out part way through the process that they are using a solicitor who is not advising them properly or is costing more than they anticipated is the last thing they need. Taking time to choose the correct solicitor is very important.

First consider your circumstances, if your divorce is straightforward and does not involve assets or children then it may be possible to get a divorce with only initial advice from a solicitor. Most people need a solicitor so make sure that you find one who is experienced in cases like yours. If you have suffered abuse or domestic violence, then you need a solicitor who has past experience in dealing with these issues. If child custody is involved you need a firm of solicitors that has dealt with divorces involving children in the past.

At some point during the divorce process there will be points of particular conflict. Your choice of solicitor can affect whether these issues are quickly resolved or become problems that make the divorce process even more distressful and costly. If you can find a Resolution accredited solicitor, do so. The 5,500 member firms of this association work to principles which promote a non-confrontational approach to divorce.

Before settling on a solicitor speak to 2 or 3. Most solicitors offer a short initial consultation for a fixed fee or in some cases for free. Explain your situation to the solicitor and establish whether they have the relevant experience to deal with your case. Make sure that you choose a solicitor that you also feel comfortable with and whom you feel you can trust to act on your behalf. If you get 2 or 3 different opinions you will also better understand which courses of action are open to you.

Ask about costs, fees vary from firm to firm. The last thing you want is to be part way through the divorce only to realise that the legal bills are much higher than you anticipated.

Looking to hire a gooddivorce solicitor? Visit Lee & Priestly, the Yorkshire law firm who can advise on all aspects of divorce and family law.

Article kindly provided by

Topics: Legal | Comments Off

Tags: , , , , , ,

Article Citation
MLA Style Citation:
Dylan, Janice "Finding A Good Divorce Solicitor." Finding A Good Divorce Solicitor. 27 Jun. 2010. 19 Aug 2014 <>.

APA Style Citation:
Dylan, J (2010, June 27). Finding A Good Divorce Solicitor. Retrieved August 19, 2014, from

Chicago Style Citation:
Dylan, Janice "Finding A Good Divorce Solicitor"

Reprint Rights

Creative Commons License
This article is subject to a revocable license under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License, which means you may freely reprint it, in its entirety, provided you include the author's resource box along with LIVE VISIBLE links (without "nofollow" tags). We may revoke the license at any time with or without cause. You must also include the credit to

Comments are closed.

Uber Articles and its partner sites cannot be held responsible for either the content nor the originality of any articles. If you believe the article has been stolen from you without your permission, please contact us and we will remove it immediately. If you have a problem with the accuracy or otherwise of the content of an article, please contact the author, not us! Also, please remember that any opinions and ideas presented in any of the articles are those of the author and cannot be taken to represent the opinions of Uber Articles. All articles are provided for informational purposes only. None of them should be relied upon for medical, psychological, financial, legal, or other professional advice. If you need professional advice, see a professional. We cannot be held responsible for any use or misuse you make of the articles, nor can we be held responsible for any claims for earnings, cures, or other results that the article might make.
  • RSS Feed

    RSS for Legal