Divorce & Family Law

William Scholes Law Firm > Divorce & Family Law

Divorce can be a painful and stressful process for everyone involved. At William-Scholeslawfirm, we have one of the leading teams of Family Law Solicitors in the North East providing legal advice on divorce, child custody, mediation and all aspects of Family Law.

DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW EXPERTISE

We have the expertise to deal with all aspects of Family Law.

Our Family Law Solicitors provide legal advice in a practical and understanding manner to achieve a prompt settlement with the minimum amount of emotional stress. Independently researched legal guide, The Legal 500 praises our family law team for its ‘holistic and well-organised approach.’ Nicola Matthews is named as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Chambers and recommended in the Legal 500. She is also recommended for financial and child-related cases, while Robert Hart is described as ‘one of the best practitioners in the North East.‘ We hold a Legal Aid franchise for family work so are able to represent publicly funded clients at our Wallsend branch and are members of the following specialist panels / groups:

We also hold a Legal Aid franchise for family work so are able to represent publicly funded clients at our Wallsend branch.

We have the expertise to deal with all aspects of Family Law. Click the links below for further information:

  • Family Mediation
  • Divorce Proceedings
  • Civil Partnership Dissolutions
  • Financial Issues
  • Children
  • Separation Agreements
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation: Setting up & Splitting Up
  • Injunctions & Occupation Orders
  • Child Maintenance
  • Collaborative Law

We are members of the following specialist panels / groups:

  • Resolution
  • The Resolution Specialist Accreditation Scheme
  • The Law Society Children Accreditation Scheme
  • Collaborative Family Law North East

Nicola Matthews is a qualified family mediator, collaborative lawyer and Law Society Family Law Advanced panel member with specialisms in Ancillary Relief and Complex Assets.