Family


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Family

THE TRUSTED FAMILY LAW SOLICITORS IN ESSEX

Associated Services


Whether your family is getting bigger or smaller, we’ll find the right resolution for your legal issue. View our complete range of Family services below.

Child Arrangements

When children are caught in the middle of a dispute, our solicitors work hard to ensure your situation is resolved quickly, effectively, and with the minimum amount of upset.

Civil Partnerships

We can offer trusted advice to help you handle all aspects of your arrangement, whether you're at the beginning of your journey, or the end of your relationship as civil partners.

Cohabitation and Unmarried Couples

At Giles Wilson, we can provide you with advice on the financial and other legal implications of living together as an unmarried couple – such as tax, wills and inheritance advice.

Divorce

The end of a relationship can be one of the most stressful and emotional experiences anyone can face, especially if you don’t know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Without the right support and expertise, it can all feel a bit daunting. At Giles Wilson, we’re here to make sure you never enter the divorce process alone or ill-informed.

Domestic Violence

Whether the violence and abuse is directed against you or your children, our solicitors understand what a sensitive subject this is and the emotional stress that you are under, and stand ready to support you.

Financial Separation Arrangements

Our sensitive advice, coupled with our years of experience, mean we can provide you with the expert advice, guidance and representation you need during this difficult period and achieve the results you deserve.

Prenuptial Agreements

If you are looking to protect your financial interests prior to getting married, Giles Wilson can provide a tailored service, helping you to plan, draft and create prenuptial agreements.

Experts in Family Law


Whatever your issue is, our dedicated Family solicitors will help you find the right resolution.

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Awards & Recognitions


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 have won awards at the 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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