Family and Divorce Solicitors

The breakdown of a relationship is never easy, it can be a stressful and emotional time for all parties involved. In order to overcome and resolve matters, you will need sensitive and professional advice to help guide you through the process.

Our head of department, Fiona Pawsey, is an expert in family law with significant experience in all aspects of the area. She is supported by a team who are always on hand to assist with the smooth running of the department.

Self Isolating and in need of support?

Whilst the majority of us are currently isolating at home and unable to make face to face appointments, Newnham & Jordan solicitors can still help with supporting family matters such as divorce, domestic abuse and custody of children.

Contact us today to arrange a video call or use our live chat facility for confidential consultation.

  • We are contactable
  • Appointments are available
  • The courts are still open
  • We’re here to help

Divorce Law and Procedure

Starting with a Divorce Petition and ending with a Decree Absolute Certificate; divorce is a legal process carried out by the court.

What is Mediation?

Mediation is an alternative method to the court process, for settling disputes in divorce or dissolution of civil partnerships.

Financial Settlement on Divorce

The petition, as standard practice, includes applications to the court for financial orders, which the court has the power to make.

Arrangements for children

Disputes regarding custody of children during divorce or family breakdown can often be difficult to resolve.

Why Choose Us?

  • Flexible Meetings

    We realise it is not always easy to fit appointments into your own busy schedules within a typical 9 – 5 day.  We therefore offer ‘out of hours’ appointments in order to accommodate you. We can also arrange meetings at your home or at any other convenient location.
  • Experience and Expertise

    Our team has extensive legal experience in all aspects of family law including; divorce & dissolution, separation, financial issues and children disputes.
  • Fixed Fees

    To enable you to obtain professional advice without the added worry of mounting legal costs we offer flexible payment plans as well as fixed fee agreements for an undefended divorce and agreed financial orders.
Fiona Pawsey

Speak to Fiona – she’s here to help you


Fiona Pawsey is an expert in family law who will always put your needs first.

Get in Touch

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Ferndown: Peartree Business Centre


Ferndown: 01202 877 400
Weymouth: 01305 595851


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