About Us

Alison is a solicitor who specialises in helping separating couples to get divorced and reach a fair agreement.

She has a unique approach to helping divorcing couples to reach agreement over their finances and to maintain an amicable relationship because she believes that a functioning relationship will speed up the divorce process, be less painful/stressful for you and will show a united front to your children making the whole process less confusing for them. She does this because it will save you money and help you to get divorced more quickly.

Alison is committed to resolving disputes without going to court wherever possible to save you money in legal fees but also to give you certainty of outcome.

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What Are The Possible Qusetions that comes in mind while Getting Divorce.......

  • Am I going to lose the houseClick here for Details

    …don’t assume that you will lose the house if your name is not on the deeds, the court has wide powers to make financial orders as it sees fit and can divide assets and even order a property to be signed over, even if your name is not on the original deeds… Read more here

    Can your Ex stop you seeing the children when your new partner is with you?Click here for Details

    These questions are always particularly troubling because they expose the reality of the children very often being used by one parent as weapons to hurt or get revenge on the other. No matter how much hurt has been caused it can never be right to increase that hurt by preventing a child from seeing a parent for purposes of revenge. read more here

    Custody battlesClick here for Details

    Custody battles are in the news again.

    So here we consider when a Court will order a change to a child’s living arrangements? click here to read more

    How your assets will be dividedClick here for Details

    Deciding who should get what can be quite a challenge, even under the most amenable of situations. But, if your divorce is contentious, then this can be especially complicated… Read more here

    My child maintenance order was made abroad, how can I enforce itClick here for Details

    The CSA can only deal with an application for child maintenance if your child’s father is working for a British company who pay their employees via the UK payroll, working abroad in the service of the Crown (for example the Civil Service) or for a prescribed body such as the National Health Service.

    If none of these are applicable to you then you have to apply for an order to be enforced in the country where the payer resides. Read more here

    My spouse is violent, what can I do? – don’t suffer domestic violence in silenceClick here for Details

    Violence in a relationship is never okay and it is never justified. Punching, kicking, slapping, biting, choking, burning, pushing, shoving, throwing things, injury with weapons or forcing a partner to engage in sexual activities against her or his will is all violence that should not be tolerated and so is the threat of violence. Read more here

    Parental ResponsibilityClick here for Details

    There is no such thing as custody any more, the law now views the parents of children to have ‘parental responsibility’ which is defined in the Children Act 1989 as “all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authorities which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property. Read more here

    She won’t let me see the childrenClick here for Details

    When you break up with your ex it is important to know what your rights and responsibilities are regarding any children, especially if she is refusing to let you see them. First you need to find out if you have what the law calls “Parental responsibility.” Read more here

    Social Media and DivorceClick here for Details

    You want to shout from the rooftops about your ex’s behaviour, you want him/her exposed, you feel angry and upset. However, make sure that none of your releasing involves ranting about your soon to be ex on any social media platforms. Read more here

    What are the grounds for divorceClick here for Details

    Regardless of the circumstances of your divorce there are a couple of basics that are always the same. Firstly, you need to have been married for at least a year before you can apply for a divorce. Secondly, you need to prove that the marriage has irretrievably broken down – in other words that there is absolutely no hope of reconciliation. Read more here

    What is mediationClick here for Details

    Mediation is a flexible process and is a way of resolving disputes between two or more parties with an independent third party, the mediator, helping everyone to come to an agreement all parties are happy to accept. Mediation can be an effective way of resolving disputes which in many cases will negate the need to go to court at all. Read more here



Thank you – I am always grateful for your counsel

Sara, London


I have been very impressed by your professionalism so far, and you've really put my mind at rest.

Dominic, Hereford


Firstly thanks once again – you are being very highly recommended. I’d certainly rather have you on my team than on the opposing one!!!!

Julie, Wales


I have been very impressed by your professionalism so far, and you've really put my mind at rest.

Dominic, Hereford