We have been supporting Resolution’s “Good Divorce Week” by highlighting to clients the benefits of instructing a solicitor who is a member of Resolution.
We continue to support the move for the Government to introduce a no-fault divorce system so that clients would no longer need to have been separated for 2 or 5 years before being able to commence divorce proceedings without having to place blame on someone for the breakdown of the marriage.
Is it possible to have a good Divorce? With the right legal advisor, we think it is. The Family team at Wolferstans is made up of a number of Resolution members and also Resolution Accredited Specialists. Resolution has over 6500 members across the UK made up of family lawyers and other professionals who are committed to resolving family disputes in a constructive way that considers the needs of all the family. The family team at Wolferstans have undertaken additional training to ensure that we adhere to the Resolution Code of Practice. The Code of Practice sets out certain principles which our members bear in mind throughout a case to ensure that we handle divorces in a constructive and non-confrontational manner.
The Code of Practice provides that we will:
We believe that by handling a case in this way, clients are encouraged to speak to each other direct and not just through their lawyers throughout the separation process. This helps to maintain a civil relationship which is especially important where there are children involved.
At Wolferstans, we have a specialist family law team who can guide you through the separation process.