Our legal services in Garforth
Our Garforth family law solicitors offer a range of legal services for individuals and families in Leeds and throughout West Yorkshire, as well as further afield.
We can provide empathetic, practical guidance for all aspects of getting divorced or separating, helping you to make a clean break that protects your interests while keeping conflict to a minimum.
With strong expertise in non-confrontational family dispute resolution, we can almost always sort out even the most complex and contentious divorces and separations without the need for court proceedings.
Our divorce lawyers in Garforth can help you with issues including:
We are accredited by the Law Society for Family Law.
Wherever possible, we aim to resolve family disputes without the need for court action. We offer various alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods for families going through divorce, separation and other difficult issues, allowing you to find a solution faster and at lower cost with less potential for conflict.
Our alternative dispute resolution solicitors in Garforth are experts in:
An increasing number of couples from all walks of life are now choosing to protect themselves with a pre-nuptial agreement before getting married. As well as being popular with High Net Worth Individuals, pre-nups are also worth considering for those getting remarried, who have children from a previous relationship or where there are concerns over what would happen to a property or other assets in a divorce.
Our family lawyers in Garforth can assist with:
- Pre-nuptial agreements
- Post-nuptial agreements
- Pre-registration agreements for civil partnerships
- Cohabitation agreements
We understand that there are often a number of unique issues facing same-sex couples, as well as the standard issues any couple have to deal with. With a number of years’ experience in same-sex family law, we can provide expert guidance on a wide range of issues.
Our same-sex family law solicitors in Garforth can help with:
- Same-sex divorce
- Civil partnership dissolution
- Pre-nuptial agreements & pre-registration agreements
- Cohabitation agreements
- Wills for same-sex couples
Getting the right Will in place or having expert help to deal with the estate of a loved one who has passed away can be essential to give you and your loved ones peace of mind. Our Wills, probate and estate planning solicitors in Garforth can help you with everything from making or updating a Will to navigating probate and dealing with Wills and probate disputes.
Our expertise includes:
We are accredited by the Law Society for Wills & Inheritance Quality.
If you are concerned about losing the capacity to manage your affairs in the future, creating a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) can allow you to nominate a trusted person to make decisions for you about issues such as your health, welfare, finances and property.
Our Lasting Power of Attorney solicitors in Garforth have expertise in:
- Creating Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Registering LPAs and Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPAs)
- Advising attorneys
- LPA and EPA disputes
If a loved one has lost the capacity to manage their affairs and there is not an LPA or EPA in place, you may need to apply to the Court of Protection to become their deputy. This can empower you to make decisions about issues to do with their health, welfare, finances and property.
Our Court of Protection solicitors in Garforth can assist with matters including:
- Applying to become a Court of Protection deputy
- Advising Court of Protection deputies
- Statutory Wills
- Deputyship disputes
Our residential property team in Garforth can make the process of buying or selling a property faster, simpler and more reliable, helping to ensure you are protected both during the transaction and once the deal is done.
Our conveyancing solicitors in Garforth can also assist you with:
- Lease renewals and leasehold enfranchisement
- Transfer of Ownership
We are accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS).
We understand the value of property to businesses and investors, so can provide pragmatic, cost-effective advice for all types of commercial property issues. With many years of experience and strong knowledge of the challenges involved with commercial property, we can protect your investment while helping you to achieve a solid return on your investment.
Our commercial conveyancing solicitors can advise on issues including:
- Commercial leases
- Property development
- Sale and purchase of business premises
- Property investment
- Commercial property dispute resolution
Legal resources for Garforth, Leeds
The local probate registry for Leeds and the surrounding area is located at York House in central Leeds.
This court is based at The Courthouse on Oxford Row in central Leeds, near to Leeds Town Hall. It hears cases related to various issues, including divorce, children, adoption and domestic violence.
Based at the Westminster Buildings in central Leeds, the local citizens advice service offers free, impartial and confidential guidance and can make a good starting point for basic information on a range of issues.