Family Law Solicitors

At Ellis-Fermor & Negus, we not only offer professional support but also a sensitive, personal approach towards you and your needs. Wherever possible we try to resolve any dispute through constructive discussion and negotiation, in line with our membership of ‘Resolution – First for family law’ whose philosophy is one of conciliation rather than litigation. However, if it becomes necessary to take your case to Court, you can rely on us to explain the procedures clearly and to provide you with all the support you need.

We Can Help You With

We Offer:

• A friendly and understanding service
• Clear and easy to understand information
• Impartial advice
• Initial consultation

We Can Also Help With the Following Family Law Services:

Dissolution of a Civil Partnership

If your Civil Partnership has broken down, you need a lawyer who eases the stress and worries which can crop up in this newer area of law. Our experience is that those who instruct us often don’t understand their legal rights and what they are entitled to following a relationship breakdown.  We have experience in preparing the necessary paperwork and ensuring the process is as smooth as it can be. Don’t be in the dark if you are struggling, pick up the phone and speak to one of our helpful team.


In some cases where there has been a relationship breakdown, both parties can enter into a Deed of Separation. A Deed of Separation can be agreed in order to protect your position until you decide to get divorced. It can also be a helpful agreement on which to base a division of assets should a divorce take place later. Making sure you get the agreement right is important. Ask one of our legal team for further advice.

Cohabiting Couples

Increasing numbers of people choose to live together without entering into a marriage or civil partnership and many are not aware of their rights if the relationship ends and they go their separate ways.


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