Emmersons Solicitors Managing Director Jacqueline Emmerson is head of the Family Law Department and is a member of the Law Society's Specialist Family Law Panel and Resolution.
She is one of a limited number of solicitors in the area who deals with Collaborative Family Law. She specialises in high net worth cases often including business assets.
Sunderland and Newcastle Family Lawyers. Jacqueline Emmerson has been dealing with same sex relationships for over 20 years; she has seen huge changes in the law during that time which means that same sex couples now enjoy all of the protection of the law that was previously denied to them. As a result of her efforts on behalf of same sex couples, prior to the changes in the law, Jacqueline has built up a large following amongst the LGBT community.
Civil Partnership Dissolution is the name given to the process which legally ends a Civil Partnership. The court process for dissolution or divorce of a Same Sex Civil Partnership or marrage is almost identical to traditional divorce proceedings. There is also now a court process for Same Sex Divorce, following the introduction of same sex marriage. It enables you and your partner to arrange your financial affairs and to have them sanctioned by the court if necessary.
The grounds for Dissolution or Same Sex Divorce are as follows:-
If you relationship is at an end or you are thinking about bringing your relationship to an end, then please do not hestiate to contact us for advice. We have helped many people in your situation. We understand that you may feel distressed or anxious, we pride ourselves on providing peace of mind for our clients.
If you are in a hetrosexual relationship and have now determined that you are gay or lesbian we can also help you.
Why not make an appointment to see us for an initial chat so that we can let you know your options. Ask to speak to our Family Lawyers in Sunderland or Newcastle.
If you need help with your divorce or separation, then contact us for a Next Steps Divorce Advice Session and see how we can help you.
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