Family Law Solicitors Inverness
  • Divorce & family law services
  • Local accredited family law specialists
  • Award winning family team
  • Experience in all types of family law

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Family & Divorce Lawyers in the Highlands

Advice & legal assistance on all aspects of divorce, separation & child custody.

Our Highlands and Islands Family Law Team, based in Inverness with additional offices in Thurso and Lerwick, specialise in all types of family law issues. Our Team service the whole of the Highlands and Islands, advising individuals located in Caithness, Moray, Nairn, Ross-shire, Shetland, Skye, Stornoway, Sutherland and Orkney.

We fully appreciate that you may be going through an emotionally difficult time and that many areas of family law will have a huge impact on the lives of you and your family. Regardless of whether your circumstances involve a divorce, separation, or a dispute over a child's residence or custody, our team of family solicitors in the Highlands and Islands are here to help you to overcome matters in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Please contact us on 01463 795035 for an initial telephone discussion. After our conversation, we will provide you with the appropriate advice and options available to you based on your unique circumstances.

Why choose us?

As the largest law firm with a base in the Highlands and Islands, and over 25 years' of combined legal experience, our award-winning Family Law team are here to help provide you with the advice that is most appropriate to your situation. We have a high proportion of specialists within our team who are accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as specialists in family law and child law. In addition to the more well-known family law areas such as divorce and separation, we are trained and qualified in alternative methods of resolving disputes including collaboration, mediation and arbitration. Our Team will provide advice on what options would be suitable to your particular circumstances during your discussions with us.


Our Family Law Team is recognised in the UK's leading independent legal directories, Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500, where our Team is recognised as having "Recommended Lawyers" and "Leaders in the Field" in the area of Family Law.

How much will it cost?

We understand that the affordability of legal fees is an important issue and will discuss costs with you from the start. Every case is different and it is not always clear at the outset what will require to be done in each particular case. Therefore we will fully discuss the circumstances of your case during an initial meeting so as to give an accurate estimate of likely costs.

In most cases fees are based on the time spent on the case and the solicitor's hourly rate. This varies from firm to firm and also in relation to a solicitor's experience.

We are not registered to provide advice under the legal aid scheme.

Give us a call on 01463 795 035 and we will be able to give you an initial chat about your case and possible future costs.

Packaged fees:

To try to remove some of that uncertainty, we have designed a number of packages which, in certain circumstances, will let you know from the outset what the costs will be.

The areas where we offer packaged fees* include:

  • Initial advice and consultations
  • Simplified divorces
  • Undefended divorces
  • Minutes of agreement or Separation agreements
  • Mediation services
  • Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial agreements
  • Co-habitation agreements

* Certain exclusions may apply. Your solicitor will be able to discuss and explain. Terms will be issued in writing.



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