Family Law.

Whenever possible we will find ways to resolve
differences amicably.

Family Law & Divorce.

Separation and divorce is an emotionally traumatic time, which we can help you through by providing friendly, expert advice.

We are longstanding members of Resolution, the association of Family Lawyers who are committed to resolving family breakdown and disputes by negotiation and only going to Court when necessary. To find out more please go to

We can guide you through the divorce process from start to finish and negotiate on your behalf in relation to your children, finances or property. Whenever possible, we shall find ways to resolve any differences with your spouse amicably and without resorting to the courts. If court proceedings cannot be avoided we will represent your interest assertively whilst still encouraging ways to find a negotiated settlement.

What we cover.

We provide advice and representation on a range of family matters including:

  • Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Injunctions
  • Divorce
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Finances and Property on divorce and break up of a civil partnership
  • Cohabitee and Joint Property Disputes
  • Children (Child Arrangement Orders for Residence and Contact)
  • Adoption
  • Representation in Care Proceedings
  • Claims against estates under the Inheritance Act 1975


What is Mediation?

Mediation is not marriage guidance. It can help people who are separating or divorcing. Mediation is a way for you to negotiate directly with your spouse or partner in a neutral place with a trained mediator to act a referee, but not as a judge.


What’s next?

Our Family team consists of Jeremy Fish, Solicitor/Director and Nicole Dickinson, Law Graduate and Legal Assistant.

We offer free and fixed fee interviews and fixed fee Divorce and fixed fees for representation at Court, subject to conditions.

Legal aid is available for victims of domestic abuse and in care proceedings. To find out if you may be eligible for legal aid please go to

To make an appointment to discuss any matter relating to family law, please telephone our family department at our Barrow-in-Furness office on 01229 820297

Jeremy Fish (B.A.)

Director - Family Law, Care Proceedings

01229 820297

Kaitlin Tyson

Trainee Solicitor

01229 820297

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