Family Law Solicitors

Family Law Solicitors

Here at Clapham & Collinge, we appreciate that no two families are the same, family issues are often sensitive and can be emotional and stressful for all those involved.

We pride ourselves on our knowledge and expertise combined with our sympathetic, discreet and practical approach to any family law matter. Our advice is bespoke, confidential and totally designed around you, helping you come to the best conclusion for both you and your family. We've worked with countless Norfolk families, gaining a reputation for providing excellent family law services.
We can advise you on:

Arrangements for children

Civil-Partnerships

Collaborative Law and Family Mediation

Domestic Violence and Abuse

Separation and Divorce

Financial and Property settlements

Living together

Pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements

Our dedicated team of family law solicitors are members of Resolution, active members of 'The Good Divorce Group' in Norwich and hold the 'Help and Support for Separated Families ("HSSF") Mark. We're committed to resolving issues in a manner that minimises financial and emotional impact, through mediation or through the court process. Equally, our solicitors will fight tooth and nail to get the result you are looking for and we will discuss all the options with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I ensure I get my fair share in a divorce?

Q. How do I ensure my children get what I want them to get following my divorce? How do I protect what they're entitled to?

Q. Will I have to go to court to finalise my divorce?

Q. If I'm talking about my provisions in a divorce in a court, can it be publicly reported in a newspaper?

Q. Why should I use a solicitor instead of an online divorce service?

Q. I'm divorcing my partner, who is unemployed. Do I have to pay for her legal advice in the process?

Q. Do I have to change my name back to my maiden name after my divorce or can I keep my married name?

Q. My partner lives in the USA and while agreeing to divorce, has no plans to return to the UK where we married. Does he need to?

Q. My wife is demanding I continue to fund our daughter's home tuition. Can I insist on proof it would be spent on this?

Q. My sister's husband is violent and she is scared of presenting him with divorce documents. Do they have to have any contact?

Q. Does a Prenuptial Agreement have to be fair to be legally binding?

Q. What do you do if an ex-partner breaches a Child Arrangements Order?

Q. Does getting a divorce impact your will?

"I just wanted to add a personal thank you too. You've seen me through a very difficult time and in my opinion, you've gone above and beyond your job to help me. Thank you so much." – Client Testimonial, October 2019

"Caroline, I just wanted to thank you for your help in guiding me through my recent divorce. As you know, it was sadly not as amicable as I had hoped, but your professionalism, empathy and understanding certainly made the process less daunting. I would be very happy to recommend you to anyone who is going through a similar circumstance in the future." - Client Testimonial, June 2018

'Would like to mention Neale Grearson, how kind and how he explained things so even I understood. He was fantastic, a huge thank you to him - he was a star!' Client Testimonial, April 2017

"Clapham & Collinge Solicitors is 'a well-established regional firm where client care is at the top of the agenda and it provides an extremely empathetic and dedicated service to its clients'. Practice head Neale Grearson 'clearly is highly regarded by top barristers and colleagues in the profession'. The firm advises on divorce and separation, financial relief, children issues, property rights for unmarried couples, cohabitation agreements, separation agreements and pre- and post-nuptial agreements." – The Legal 500 United Kingdom, 2020 Edition

"Impressive service from Clapham & Collinge family law team, which includes the 'clear, realistic' Neale Grearson, who provides 'calm reassurance and is sensitive to the stresses clients face'. Grearson is ably supported by Caroline Eaton." The Legal 500 United Kingdom, 2016 edition

"Clapham & Collinge Solicitors 'competent and sensible lawyers provide excellent service'. The 'extremely measured and calm' Neale Grearson excels in collaborative work, and advised on a divorce with assets exceeding £4m." The Legal 500 United Kingdom, 2015 edition.

For more information or to discuss your individual requirements in further detail, contact our specialist family law solicitors.

Call 01603 693500 or email us using the 'Make an enquiry' form. Appointments available at our Norwich, North Walsham and Sheringham offices.

Out-of-hours and home appointments

We pledge to provide services at a time that's convenient for you. Appointments are available outside of normal working hours including evenings and weekends at all of our offices, your home or place of business.

We understand there may be times when our clients need additional support, so we supply all clients with an out of office emergency mobile contact. For more information on this service, please call 01603 693500 and speak to Neale Grearson.

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Who is this service for?

  • For individuals and families seeking matrimonial and family legal advice

Which branches?

Services are available at:

  • Norwich
  • North Walsham
  • Sheringham

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