We understand that for many people seeking legal advice can be a daunting prospect.
At Bennett Griffin our specialist solicitors and legal advisers have years of experience assisting individuals and their families in all aspects of personal and family law.
Our teams offer clear honest advice combing empathy with robustness, making every effort to ensure you achieve your desired outcome.
Whether you are looking at buying or selling your home, seeking lifetime planning advice or wishing to discuss a family matter we are with you to guide and support you throughout the process, protecting your interests every step of the way.
For further information on our particular areas of personal and family law expertise, take a look at the individual sections below, as well as our staff profiles on the Our Team page.
Our legal services for individuals and families
Our personal and family law solicitors offer a comprehensive legal service for you and your family, ensuring all of your legal needs are met throughout your life.
The breakdown of a relationship can be highly complicated and emotive, affecting both you and your loved one. We aim to make the process of getting divorced or separating as straightforward and stress-free as possible, allowing you to make all of the necessary arrangements quickly and cost-effectively so you can move on.
Our family law solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Divorce & separation
- Children & parenting
- Property & finances for divorce
- Unmarried couples
- Wealth protection & relationships agreements
- Business owners on divorce
- Collaborative law
- Domestic abuse
- Advice for grandparents
If you or a loved one need support to make sure your or their care needs are met, it is important to put the right legal measures in place. Our elderly client services team can help you plan for your and your loved ones current and future needs, ensuring the right care and support will be in place at all times.
Our care, capacity and Court of Protection solicitors’ expertise includes:
Far too many people put off writing a Will or planning how their loved ones will be cared for after they are gone. We can help you create or update a Will, create and manage trusts and handle all aspects of the probate process, making things as easy as possible for you and your loved ones.
Our Wills, trusts and probate solicitors’ expertise includes:
Whether you are buying or selling your home, taking out a leasehold, or engaging in any other kind of transaction involving residential property, getting the details right is essential to protecting your legal and financial interests. We can guide you through all types of residential property transactions, keeping the process as smooth and cost-effective as possible while making sure there will be no nasty surprises after the deal is done.
Our residential property conveyancing solicitors’ expertise includes:
The UK has strict employment laws, but employers do not always stick to them, meaning you may need to take action to defend your rights. We can help you explore your options if you feel your employer or former employer has treated you unfairly and support you in taking action to remedy the situation.
Our employment law solicitors’ expertise for employees includes:
- Unfair dismissal
- Employment Tribunals
If you have been injured in an accident through no fault of your own, it can have a serious negative impact on your life, including affecting your ability to work, look after your loved ones and carry out other daily tasks. We can help you claim compensation, allowing you to mitigate the effects of your injury and start rebuilding your life.
Our personal injury lawyers’ expertise includes:
- Road traffic accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Slips, trips and falls
- Accidents abroad
- Defective products
If you are planning to live or work abroad, get married overseas, buy or sell property in another country, or do anything else that requires your legal documents to be accepted in a foreign jurisdiction, it is essentially to have them correctly prepared, certified and/or authenticated. Our notary public can ensure your documents will be accepted abroad, giving you confidence that you can carry out your business in another country without issue.
Our notary public’s expertise includes:
- Powers of Attorney for use overseas
- Buying and selling property or land abroad
- Administration of estates abroad or for overseas property
- Authenticating personal documents for immigration or emigration
Personal and family legal disputes can be time consuming, expensive and frustrating to resolve with the potential to damage important relationships if not handled correctly. We can help you find fast, effective solutions to your disputes, generally without the need for court action, keeping the process less expensive and minimising the potential for conflict.
Our dispute resolution solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
- Collaborative law
- Court action
Motoring offences can be expensive and if you lose your licence it can be highly inconvenient and may even cost you your job. We have extensive experience supporting motorists facing the loss of their licence so can help you mitigate the penalties wherever possible or even have the charge overturned if it is unfair.
Our motoring law solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Speeding offences
- Totting up offences
- Careless and dangerous driving
- Driving bans & revocation of licence
Bennett Griffin Wealth Management Ltd offers comprehensive independent financial planning. Our financial advisors work alongside our solicitors, as well as with accountants and professional tax advisers to offer complete wealth management advice and services so you can get the most out of your money.
Our personal wealth management team can assist with:
- Financial planning
- Investment advice and management
- Regular savings and investment reviews
Get in touch with our personal and family law solicitors in West Sussex