At Odysseus Chambers our attorneys recognize the sensitive nature of family disputes and divorce proceedings. We appreciate that this may be an emotionally difficult time in a client’s life and approach each matter with care, support and confidentiality.
We can provide a full range of legal services in all areas of family law including:
Divorce and judicial separation
To be granted a divorce the applicant must show that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. In order to demonstrate same 1 of 5 factors must be proven:
- Unreasonable behaviour
- 2 years’ desertion
- 2 years’ separation with consent
- 5 years’ separation
Children, including custody, access and maintenance
The welfare of children is of primary concern to the courts and they will not grant a divorce until matters pertaining to children are finalised to their satisfaction to ensure that the children are well provided for. Several sensitive issues may arise in connection with custody, access and maintenance and our attorneys are well equipped to deal with these matters.
Subsequent to the breakdown of a marriage or the separation of a common law husband and wife, property must be divided between the parties. Our skilled attorneys will ensure the best possible result for the client while ensuring fairness and minimum animosity.
If you have been a victim of violence by a member of your household, our attorneys are prepared to ensure your protection from the perpetrator in an expeditious manner.
We can assure you that our dedicated attorneys will provide you with the expert legal advice, attention and support throughout the entire legal process and will seek to achieve the best results for you while bearing in mind that the welfare of the child is of paramount importance.