Dissolving Civil Partnerships


Legal support and advice when your partnership ends

We understand that sometimes relationships don't work out. And although it's an emotionally stressful period, with the correct legal guidance, dissolving a civil partnership can be a less stressful and straightforward process.

To obtain a dissolution, it is necessary to prove an 'irretrievable breakdown' in your relationship. Irretrievable breakdown can be established on four grounds; your civil partner has behaved in such a manner that you can't be expected to live with them; you and your civil partner have lived apart for two years and both agree to the dissolution; you have been deserted by your civil partner for two or more years; you have live separately for more than five years, regardless of whether your partner agrees or not.

Drawing on considerable experience, our divorce solicitors can guide you through the entire process of dissolving your civil partnership, helping you prove one of the four grounds and obtaining the financial settlement and assets that you deserve.

We can also help resolve any disputes over children that come as a result of the relationship ending. Parenthood in civil partnerships can be an extremely complex area of the law, but our experienced solicitors can help you get to the bottom of the matter, establish who has the right to parenthood – something usually established prior to the child's birth – and help fight for your rights.

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Our team are specialists in dissolving civil partnerships, providing sensitive and measured advice tailored to you.

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The expertise of our solicitors is regularly recognised by some of the profession’s most distinguished organisations. As well as being a member of a number of Law Society schemes, we won awards at the 2015 Law Society Excellence Awards, the Halsbury Legal Awards and the Modern Law Awards. We have also received recognition in the form of the Lexcel mark of quality, a Legal 500 listing and a place on the shortlist of The Lawyer’s Boutique Firm of the Year.

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