Separation is never easy but we can provide support and advice through a time of difficulty at a price to suit your budget.
If you are considering a divorce from your husband or wife, or a dissolution of a civil partnership if you are party to a same sex marriage, Makin Dixon has a range of fixed fee packages to suit your requirements to find the solution that best suits you.
What do I get for my money?
The Gold Package – £450 + VAT and Court fees
In the case of an undefended divorce, you will have the invaluable insight of one of our expert family lawyers to check your divorce or civil partnership dissolution documentation from the start to the finish of your divorce.
With the Gold divorce package, you will have a dedicated family lawyer to assist you in the proceedings and guide you through the process. We will start the divorce or civil partnership dissolution proceedings for you, carrying out all the preliminary work, doing what can sometimes be stressful and time consuming, including contacting your ex-partner and informing the court that you wish to start divorce / dissolution proceedings together with lodging the necessary paperwork with the court.
We will take care of sending the necessary documentation to Court and corresponding with your ex-partner throughout the divorce or civil partnership dissolution proceedings to progress the divorce or civil partnership until its completion.
The Silver Package – £150 + VAT
We will provide you with all of the necessary documentation to complete an application for divorce or dissolution of your civil partnership accompanied by expert advice from one of Makin Dixon’s specialist Family Law team in the form of step by step guidance notes providing you with detailed information as to the court procedure, timescales and all other relevant issues to guide you through the process of divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership.
The Bronze Package – £60 + VAT
We will provide you with all of the necessary documentation to start an application for divorce or dissolution of your civil partnership. There is no central form that is appropriate for every divorce or dissolution of your civil partnership. Based on your instructions and the fact that you have chosen we will select and send to you via post or email, the relevant documentation for you to complete divorce / dissolution proceedings when you are ready to do this in your own time.
Which package is right for me?
The Gold Package
Quite simply, the Gold Package is the clever choice. It is great value for money; comprehensive, effective and you will be supported throughout the entire process. If you wish for a Makin Dixon family specialist lawyer to complete the necessary documentation for you, together with corresponding with your ex-partner and the Court then this package is for you. If you do not have the time to complete all of the necessary documentation yourself, or are concerned about completing the documentation correctly, then this package will suit you. With the Gold package, all of the stress and time it takes to complete the necessary documentation in addition to sending it on to the relevant parties is taken from you, with a Makin Dixon family specialist there to support you throughout the entire process.
The Silver Package
The Silver package is appropriate for you if you want to complete the necessary documentation to start divorce or civil partnership dissolution proceedings yourself but you feel like you would benefit from some expert advice from one of Makin Dixon’s specialist family lawyers. We will give you a step by step guide which is clear and written in basic English, free from any legal jargon, which permits you to start and progress the divorce or civil partnership dissolution without the assistance and active involvement of a solicitor.
The Bronze Package
The Bronze package will suit you if you wish to complete the necessary documentation yourself and your circumstances for separation and divorce are straightforward. This option is very attractive to those who want to stick to a small budget.
You may feel that you are not yet ready to take the large step of issuing divorce/dissolution of a civil partnership proceedings. We offer a fixed fee package for a separation agreement so that whilst you are taking the time to decide how you feel and the way you wish to proceed, finances can be arranged in the meantime. Please see our separation fixed fee description for further information.
If you have children, you may wish to implement some formal arrangements for who has contact with the children and when. Divorce and dissolution of a civil partnership is an extremely stressful and distressing time, especially for children, however with our fixed fee packages, we can alleviate some of that stress and provide the children with a formal agreement in order to implement a routine so that they can feel settled in a time of turbulence.
Please see the menu of further options to the right of this page.