LGBT Solicitors

Being in a same sex relationship has all of the same highs and lows as any heterosexual relationship. Get the support you need from our LGBT solicitors.

Changes to the law now mean that same sex relationships are recognised on an equal footing to heterosexual relationships.

We offer a sensitive and professional approach to providing legal advice to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples and individuals.

It became possible for two people of the same sex to enter into a civil partnership in the UK on 5th December 2005.  Following the enactment of the Marriage (same sex couples) Act 2013, same sex weddings have been taking place since 29th March 2014. A Civil Partnership can now be converted into a marriage.

If your Civil Partnership breaks down, we can support you with an application to dissolve the partnership.  This procedure is very similar to that of divorce.

You can apply for financial provision by way of a lump sum, property transfer, pension sharing orders and maintenance.  You can also apply for financial provision in respect of children of the family.

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Why do I need Brockbanks LGBT Solicitors?

We offer advice and assistance on the following areas:

  • Civil Partnership dissolution, Gay divorce and cohabitation separations
  • Civil Partnership or Gay marriage agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements and trusts
  • Financial matters arising out of separation
  • Children issues

 

Our team of LGBT Solicitors and advice experts

Trudy Hill
Trudy HillHead of Family Department, Director, and Senior Solicitor
Workington Office
Sarah Fitzsimons
Sarah FitzsimonsDirector, Senior Solicitor
Whitehaven Office
Claire Lister
Claire ListerSenior Solicitor
Whitehaven Office

Each of our legal services is provided by a team of solicitors and legal professionals, who will strive to meet, if not exceed, our clients’ expectations. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

Our range of LGBT Advice services

Brockbanks Solicitors’ team of experts offer a range of services for you, including: