Cordell & Cordell

Family Law Solicitors Dedicated To Helping Men Through Divorce

As an added precautionary and convenience measure, Cordell & Cordell offers clients the option of meeting with a solicitor via the phone or digitally.

Cordell & Cordell’s family law solicitors exclusively practice family law with a focus on men’s divorce. With divorce lawyers in London, Canary Wharf, and Watford, the firm is dedicated to guiding men through whatever issue they are facing.

Very few law firms dedicate their practices to fully understanding family law issues. That specific focus is what gives Cordell & Cordell’s divorce solicitors their strength. Our divorce lawyers are well versed in all aspects of family law, covering practice areas such as divorce dispute and separation, child custody, child support, injunctions, paternity rights, prenuptial agreements, wardship and child abduction, and more.

The family lawyers of Cordell & Cordell realize there are unique challenges facing men in marriage disputes and divorce proceedings. Our divorce solicitors learn from each other’s case experiences in order to provide you a cutting-edge legal practice. They are dedicated to providing the best quality of service in family law.

Our dedicated team of family lawyers have years of experience guiding clients through the divorce process. We understand that every case is unique, and our family solicitors are here to provide you with expert legal advice tailored towards your specific needs. Each client will be assigned a dedicated client care representative to ensure your needs are met throughout the divorce proceedings.

To get a divorce in England or Wales, all the following must be true:

  • You have been married for at least a year.
  • You prove the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.
  • Your marriage is legally recognised in the United Kingdom.
  • The United Kingdom is the permanent home of either you or your spouse.

It also is possible to get a legal separation, so you and your spouse live apart within ending the marriage. It also might be possible to have your marriage annulled. You may apply for separation or annulment in your first year of marriage.

There is no requirement that you must have a solicitor to obtain a divorce, but that does not mean it is advisable. In nearly any divorce there are important matters to sort through such as how to distribute financial assets and childcare responsibilities. Even if you and your spouse are splitting amicably, there are many pitfalls that can lead to significant costs if you do not have a family law solicitor there to guide you through the process.

For child maintenance, each parent provides information to the Child Support Agency (CSA), which uses the data to determine whether any child support is owed. If it finds that money is due, the CSA will then calculate how much child support should be paid. The CSA may also collect details from other sources and take these into consideration when making its decision. This can include the non-resident parent’s current employer or HM Revenue & Customs. Child support is calculated by applying a specific rate to the non-resident parent’s income.

There is no set formula to follow when calculating spousal maintenance. Rather, the amount is determined by the couple or by the court after considering circumstances specific to the couple.

Generally, there is no need to go to court to get divorced. Many divorces are dealt with entirely on paper. However, if you and the other party fail to agree on the terms of the divorce then you both could be required to appear in court.

Cordell & Cordell

Canary Wharf
Level 37
1 Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London | E14 5AA

London
33 Cavendish Square
London | W1G 0PW

Watford
1st Floor
Croxley Business Park
Building 2
Watford | WD18 8YA

Canary Wharf
Level 37
1 Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London | E14 5AA

London
33 Cavendish Square
London | W1G 0PW

Watford
1st Floor
Croxley Business Park
Building 2
Watford | WD18 8YA