Family Law

Family Law

We understand that the breakdown of a marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation can be one of the most distressing moments in your life.  Not only does this involve emotional discomfort but also raises concerns of how family assets will be split and who the children will live with.

What We Do

At Lester Dominic Solicitors we pride ourselves for being very sympathetic towards your emotions yet take a pragmatic approach when handling all matters.  We are a highly reputable law firm with a friendly and professional team who have extensive experience in dealing with Family matters.  We appreciate that all Family matters have a sensitive nature to them therefore we will do our utmost to protect your privacy and ensure that your matter is kept confidential.

We will always ensure that we provide an excellent service that is tailored to fulfil your specific needs.  We encourage Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to avoid lengthy, costly and acrimonious proceedings as well as to reach an amicable settlement for you. However, when ADR does not achieve the desired outcome for you, we will not hesitate to initiate court proceedings on your behalf and support you throughout the whole process.

We will always advise you on the most cost-effective way to deal with your matter.  Not only will we keep you fully updated of the developments in your case but we will also keep you updated on the costs implication of your case throughout the course of your matter.

We are here for you and will always strive to reach the best outcome for you.

Areas We Cover

  • Divorce & Separation
  • Financial Matters
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Children
  • Cohabitation
  • Injunction
  • Pre-nuptial & Post-nuptial Agreements


The Divorce Process– Making the Decision

For many, making the final decision is often the most challenging part of the divorce process.  Acknowledging the reality that a marriage has broken down may take months or years, depending on the circumstances, and can prove to be an emotional journey.  It may be a mutual decision when a marriage has simply reached...

No Fault Divorce

For the first time in the UK no fault divorce is to be introduced.Under current UK law the only ground for divorce is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.  To prove this to the court the Petitioner (the person who brings the divorce) has to rely on one of five facts in his or...


For more information about our Family law services please contact our Head of Family Karen Weiner on