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If you’re looking for a gentler and more kind, respectful path to separation and/or divorce, our team is here to help. We want you to have the option to consider an alternative approach that leaves room for your family’s growth and wellbeing into the future.

The importance of amicable separation

An amicable separation is one where both parties agree to resolve their differences without hostility, often leading to more favorable and sustainable outcomes for their future and that of their children. The benefits include:

  • reduced emotional stress: minimising conflict and hostility eases the emotional toll on everyone involved.
  • Cost-effective: amicable separations typically incur lower legal fees as less litigation is involved.
  • Faster resolution: cooperative negotiations usually reach conclusions more quickly than contentious court battles.
  • Better for children: children benefit from seeing their parents resolve matters constructively and without animosity.

How we support amicable separations

  • Mediation and collaborative law: we encourage the use of alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation or collaborative law to facilitate discussions and negotiations in a structured yet informal setting.
  • Drafting agreements: our team expertly drafts separation agreements, parenting plans, and financial agreements that reflect the mutual decisions made by both parties, ensuring clarity and enforceability.
  • Legal guidance: even in amicable separations, understanding your legal rights and obligations is crucial. We provide the necessary legal guidance to protect your interests while upholding the spirit of cooperation.

Maintaining amicability: our tips

  • Open communication: keep lines of communication open, aiming for transparency and honesty in discussions about your needs and expectations.
  • Focus on the future: concentrate on establishing a foundation for moving forward rather than dwelling on past conflicts.
  • Children’s well-being: prioritise the emotional and physical well-being of any children involved, making decisions that support their best interests.
  • Professional support: engage in counselling or professional support services if needed to navigate the emotional aspects of separation constructively.

Why chose us?

  • Experience in amicable separations: our firm has a strong track record of facilitating separations that preserve dignity, respect, and mutual understanding.
  • Expert legal advice: we provide comprehensive legal advice tailored to ensure your amicable separation is also legally sound.
  • Commitment to your well-being: our approach is designed to support your emotional and financial well-being throughout the separation process.

Moving forward

Choosing an amicable separation can pave the way for a more positive and constructive future for all parties involved. At Parker Coles Curtis, we’re dedicated to guiding you through this process with compassion, respect, and professionalism. Contact us to learn more about how we can help in achieving an amicable separation that meets your needs and those of your family.

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