Family Law


Members of the Solicitors Family Association and Patrons of Mediation in Divorce

We are a long-established specialist family law firm, with expertise in getting the best result for your case.

We bring a wealth of experience to assist you with matters relating to the financial aspects of your divorce, protecting your property and assets in any divorce or separation.  We also advise unmarried couples who are separating to secure their finances.

All our solicitors are committed members of Resolution, which is an association of lawyers promoting an approach to family law that is sensitive, constructive, cost-effective and most likely to result in an agreement.


From the initial Petition to the Decree Absolute. Read our step by step guide

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We consider effective dealing with the financial issues one of the the most important part of any divorce

We consider this is the most important part of any divorce. The securing of a fair settlement will help with moving on. Knowing you can achieve the best outcome will give you confidence to be able to plan for the future. Whether it is housing, protecting business assets or maintenance, this area needs good advice and strategy from the outset.

We can help you on Maintenance, protecting family assets, child support and future financial planning. See our Article. See our Blog


Including contact, residence and parental responsibility.


If your matrimonial matter has an international element we can advise on the ramifications on your divorce.


The law is changing on unmarried couples. We can help you through the minefield of law and more importantly how to protect your home. Read our article.


Constructive advice and support in cases of domestic violence, child protection or disposal of assets.


Whether it is family money, property or assets which have been acquired prior to any relationship, these can be protected by our expert advice on pre-nuptial agreement.  Read our article.


Protect your assets on death and think about minimising your tax exposure with our expert tax advisers and tax planning. Go to our Wills and Probate page


Protect your property and assets by creating trusts. Talk to our Tax Planning Team.

Trusts are important in protecting assets from Divorce, Separation, third party claims from partners and former partners. It also “keeps the asset in the family”. We can explain all the different types of trust. It does not have to be expensive to set up such trusts.

Call Garner & Hancock  Family Law on 020 8232 9560 to speak to an expert family law solicitor.