What We Can Help With

Family Law solicitors based in the West Midlands.

Divorce & Separation

Relationship breakdowns are one of the most stressful experiences in life and it is easy to become overwhelmed.  We can help guide you through the divorce process with empathy, keeping you fully informed at every stage.

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Divorce solicitors in the West Midlands.

Asset Division & Maintenance

It is important to assess not only the immediate impact of a divorce, but also to consider the financial needs of the spouses and children. We have a great track record in defending our clients assets.

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Child arrangements and child dispute advice from a West Midland's divorce solictor.

Child Arrangements

Divorce and children can be a difficult combination, it is always preferable for parents to reach an agreement in relation to child custody between themselves. We can also help with with adoptions and other aspects of law relating to children.

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Advice on Grandparents' rights from a leading divorce solicitor.

Grandparents' Rights

Often grandparents suffer as they cannot see their grandchildren as frequently as they would wish. Like a parent, grandparents can also apply to court to make contact arrangements to see their grandchildren.

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Fathers' rights by a leading West Midland's family law solictor.

Fathers' Rights

Parental Responsibility is the term used to describe the rights and responsibilities that parents have in relation to their children. Not all fathers have this granted automatically and you may have to apply to the courts.

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Prenuptial agreements by a leading West Midland's Divorce Solicitors.

Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement sets out what should happen to a couple’s assets and income in the event that their marriage or civil partnership breaks down.  Sorting this before a marriage can avoid a costly dispute should you divorce.

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What Our Clients Say

I would have no hesitation in recommending SL & Co to friends, family or colleagues.

H. A.

Professional service. Knowledgable and informative. Speedy response to queries. trustworthy and organised. Thoroughly recommend.

H. P.

SL & Co are professional, reassuring and always willing to answer any questions I may have. I am always kept informed of issues as they arise. Thank you.

W. M.

Just a short note to thank you all at SL for the hard work, professionalism and kindness... You are all a credit to your business and we would not hesitate in recommending you.

B.A.

SL & Co have a keen eye for detail and they work very well with their clients, showing a deep understanding of clients' requirements, whilst at the same time always imparting sound advice.

F. C.

From day one I found SL& Co to be genuine, astute, innovative and above all realistic with advice.

P. R.

I would have no hesitation in recommending SL & Co. They have given me excellent advice , are professional, pro-active and thorough.

C. E.

I was referred here last minute, and from the outset SL & Co were exceptionally helpful, professional and proactive.

M. B.

I used SL&Co in 2016. It was a lengthy and acrimonious affair that went to trial in a Final Court hearing in Birmingham. I feel comfortable in sharing the outcome, approximately 60/40 against me, however more importantly I kept 100% of my inheritance which in real terms is substantial. SL & Co were recommended to me as true masters in dealing with conflict and getting good outcomes.

H. J.

I have had the pleasure of using SL & Co... I found them to be very thorough, efficient and friendly. I felt confident throughout that my best interests were at the heart of their service. Highly recommended.

B. K.

I will be forever grateful and look forward to them acting on my behalf in the future. Most definitely experts in their field!

J. T.

Having recently dealt with SL & Co over the last 9 months in relation to my matrimonial matter, I found all the meetings to be efficient and my instructions executed in a timely manner. I was fully aware of what was going on and advised of what would occur at all times and I would not hesitate to recommend SL & Co to anyone who has a legal matter. I would like to thank everyone for their... Read More

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Complaints Procedure

We hope that you will not have cause to complain about the services provided, but in the unlikely event of such an occurrence, please let us know immediately.  We will be happy to discuss the matter with you to see what can be done to resolve the problem. 

We treat complaints very seriously and make every effort to deal with them quickly and effectively. 

Step 1

In the first instance, if you have any problems with the service provided by the Company, or with the way in which we have dealt with your matter, please contact the person dealing with your matter.  Their reference will appear on any SL&CO correspondence you have received and they will make every effort to resolve your complaint as quickly as possible.

Step 2

If you are unable to resolve the problem in this way, please telephone our Complaints Officer who will then review the complaint independently in an effort to resolve it.

Step 3

Legal Ombudsman 

If you do not believe that we have responded to your complaint within a reasonable time, or you are not satisfied with the response or the outcome, you can contact the Legal Ombudsman.  The helpline number is 0300 555 0333 or you can email enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk.  A six-month time limit applies to complaints to the Legal Ombudsman.  Further information can be found on its website at www.legalombudsman.org.uk.

Solicitors Regulation Authority

How and when to report a Solicitor or Firm to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

The SRA deal with cases where individual Solicitors or Firms have breached SRA Principles. 

Most complaints about Solicitors are about poor service and should be sent to the Legal Ombudsman.  If the Legal Ombudsman thinks your case involves a breach of SRA Principles, they will refer the matter to the SRA.

There are some issues that the SRA do not investigate.  However, they always consider allegations of dishonesty or discrimination.

If you think that SRA Principles have been breached, the SRA can be contacted at: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN – Tel No. 0370 606 2555 www.sra.org.uk/contact-us

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