If you know you want to get divorced, we offer a choice of ways of helping you through the procedure, according to how much you want to spend and how much support you want.
We offer 2 online divorce services:-
Our Online Divorce Service provides you with:
Our Online Divorce Plus Service offers you more hands on support and guidance from your own Divorce Lawyer, including:-
These Online Divorce Services provide everything you need for an uncontested divorce but cost much less than a traditional face to face service from one of our Divorce Lawyers:-
These services apply if you are the one who starts the divorce proceedings - if you want advice on divorce proceedings started by your spouse then please contact us for more information.
In our experience, the vast majority of divorces go through the Courts uncontested - but you won't know this for sure until after your spouse has received the divorce petition and responded to it.
In the unlikely event that your divorce does become contested:-
People often think either:-
These are both incorrect - you can deal with all outstanding financial, family and personal issues after your divorce is finalised. In most cases you will need legal advice to make sure your interests in these matters are protected - even if you have agreed with your spouse - so contact us for more information on how we can help you after your online divorce.
If you choose the deed poll option, you can choose to register (enrol) this document with the Royal Courts of Justice. This document will provide the necessary documentation and guidance you need to do this.
You can only use this document if you are 16 years or older.
You can use this to change the name of your child (i.e. under the age of 18), provided that you have parental responsibility for that child. You can't use this document if there is more than one other person with parental responsibility, or if there is only one other person with parental responsibility for but they don't agree to the name change.
This document is only suitable for children who are British (or Commonwealth) citizens and permanently resident in the UK. If your child is aged 16 or over, they'll also need to agree to the change of name by signing in both their new and old names.
Note that if your child is 16 or 17 and are (or has been) married or in a civil partnership, you'll no longer have parental responsibility for that child and you can't use this document.