Matrimonial and Family
Virtually nothing in life is as stressful as a family breakdown.
At such times our approach is to balance the need to protect your interests with keeping the wider picture in perspective.
The Family team works closely with Keelys’ specialist teams dealing with trusts & taxation and corporate & commercial issues. We work closely with other specialists in the fields of pensions, accountancy, taxation and property to ensure that financial settlements arising out of family breakdown are managed smoothly and every facet of the case is considered.
All the lawyers in Keelys’ Matrimonial and Family department provide clear professional advice in a reassuring, caring and practical way backed by many years of experience specialising in this area of law. Members of the department have achieved specialist accreditation with Resolution – the family lawyers specialist group. All our team follow the Resolution code of practice designed to try and resolve matters without the need for costly and stressful Court battles.
Our services include:
- Divorce & separation (…more info)
- Financial settlements, including pension issues (…more info)
- Pre-nuptial agreements
- Children issues, including child arrangement disputes (…more info)
- Advising on financial issues in context of the affect of divorce on business assets
- Civil partnerships
- Cohabitation agreements
- Collaborative law (…more info)
Video – What is Collaborative Law?
Keelys welcomes Sonali on board
Here at Keelys Solicitors we are always delighted to welcome new legal talent and are pleased to announce the appointment of Sonali Obhrai who has joined us as a family law expert. Sonali is an experienced solicitor in this sensitive … Continue reading
Dramatic rise in investigations into Lasting Powers of Attorney abuse
It is alarming to learn of recent news that the government carried out nearly 50% more investigations concerning abuse complaints regarding lasting powers of attorney (LPA) last year. The Office of the Public Guardian received 5,245 claims that attorneys were … Continue reading
Lichfield Pancake Race 2019
Keelys newest recruits, Lorraine Dewar and Sian Peverill from the Corporate Department, take part in the annual Lichfield Pancake Race.
No fault divorce a welcome step for a better future
News that no fault divorces are to be introduced in this country can only be seen as a welcome step. The justice secretary, David Gauke, recently said he will bring in legislation for the reform in the next session of … Continue reading