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Family Law Solicitors in Haverfordwest

Family law matters can be some of the most daunting and emotional times in life. It is, therefore, extremely important to seek expert legal advice from professionals. The team at Hains & Lewis recognise how stressful the process can be and always strive to provide a comforting and supportive service no matter your circumstances.

Most family law issues can avoid court litigation where appropriate. We have a broad scope of knowledge in methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), such as negotiation and mediation. These methods are often more cost-effective and quicker than court proceedings. In addition, these approaches are less contentious and help to maintain family relationships where possible.

If court proceedings are required, our solicitors can assist with the process, making sure you understand the steps involved, in addition to preparing a strong argument and supportive evidence, so as to achieve the desired outcome.

We are proud to be recognised for our divorce service. Our team have been awarded the Law Society’s Family Law Advanced Accreditation, demonstrating our dedication and commitment to providing a high-quality divorce service.

The type of matters our family law solicitors in Haverfordwest can advise and assist with include:

  • Divorce proceedings
  • Divorce financial settlements
  • Child arrangements
  • Civil partnership dissolution
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements

To discuss how our Haverfordwest family lawyers can help you, please contact our Haverfordwest office, or you can make an online enquiry, and we will get back to you quickly.

We also have local offices in Carmarthen and Narberth offices for your convenience.

Plan your journey to visit our Haverfordwest family lawyers


There are visitor parking spots available outside the entrance to our office. Alternatively, there is public street parking available on Hawthorn Rise.


We are a short walk away from several bus stops, including Foley Way and Portfield Avenue, which are served by the numbers 301, 311 and 315.


The closest train station to our office is Haverfordwest Train Station. This is around a 20 minute walk away.

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Thinking about visiting the Family Law team at our Haverfordwest office? You can plan your journey here.

How our family law solicitors in Haverfordwest can help you

Divorce proceedings

When going through a divorce, it’s essential to seek assistance from a divorce solicitor. They can provide the expert advice and practical guidance you need to ensure the case progresses in a straightforward and non-contentious manner. They can also advise on the full implications of getting divorced, including for your finances and any children you have.

When you work with our family law solicitors, you will receive clear, realistic advice you can trust from acknowledged experts. We recognise how challenging initiating and responding to divorce proceedings can be. Our team at Hains & Lewis has a broad scope of knowledge and have aided a range of clients of varying backgrounds, so no matter your circumstances, we can provide a timely and efficient divorce service. 

Our Haverfordwest family law solicitors can help with divorce proceeding matters, including:

  • Filing divorce applications
  • Responding to divorce applications
  • Applying for Conditional Orders and Final Orders to ensure the divorce process goes ahead smoothly and swiftly

Divorce financial settlements

Financial settlements during divorce can often be the most contentious aspect. They can potentially be complex (often involving tax and pension). A solicitor can help ensure your interests are protected, but also make certain that you and any children’s needs are fairly met.

Our solicitors at Hains & Lewis can assist in finding a settlement that best suits you through methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), where possible. Should you require a court decision, our solicitors can help you to prepare and, if needed, represent you in court.

Our family lawyers in Haverfordwest can deliver advice on divorce financial settlements, including:

  • Guidance on matrimonial assets
  • Guidance on non-matrimonial assets
  • Financial provisions for children
  • Spousal maintenance

Child arrangements

Issues concerning children can be worrisome, especially where you are concerned your relationship with your child could be negatively impacted. That’s why it’s crucial to seek legal advice from a professional.

When you work with our team, we will approach the matter with the utmost sensitivity, ensuring you are entirely supported throughout. You can be confident that the needs of your children are our priority, ensuring they are safe and happy.

We can provide family law advice in Haverfordwest for the following child arrangement matters:

  • Where children will reside
  • Who children can see and when
  • Child maintenance
  • Relocation of the child
  • Grandparents’ rights
  • Changing children’s surnames

Civil partnership dissolution

Civil partnership dissolution has a similar process to divorce, but it’s important to have the support of an expert solicitor during this time.

Our team has worked with many clients looking to dissolve their civil partnership. We recognise how important it is for matters to be properly handled to prevent problems, and with our solicitor’s assistance, you can be confident in a swift and efficient service.

Our family law solicitors in Haverfordwest can assist with the following matters relating to civil partnership dissolution:

  • Applying for a dissolution order
  • Responding to a dissolution order
  • Negotiating a financial settlement

Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements

Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements may seem like they’re only designed for those who are wealthy, but putting these agreements in place can protect your assets no matter the value.

Our solicitors can provide guidance on what you should include, its impact in the event of divorce, and assist with negotiations should it be required.

Our family law solicitors in Haverfordwest can help with pre-nuptial and post-nuptial matters, including:

  • Negotiating pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Modifying the terms of an existing agreement
  • Applying a pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement in the event of divorce

Cohabitation agreements

If you and your partner are preparing to live together, it can be an exciting time, but that doesn’t mean problems won’t occur in the future. Putting a cohabitation agreement in place can help to protect your interests, as those involved will agree on how assets and debts will be split on separation. A cohabitation agreement can also include how household bills are divided during the relationship.

A cohabitation solicitor can assist with the process, ensuring everything important is included, as well as advising on the benefits and limitations of an agreement.

Our family lawyers in Carmarthen can help with matters including:

  • Negotiating cohabitation agreements
  • Modifying existing cohabitation agreements
  • Applying a cohabitation agreement during separation

Local family law resources for Haverfordwest

Haverfordwest County Court and Family Court

This county and family court deals with matters relating to adoption, childcare arrangements following separation, domestic abuse, divorce, financial remedy cases and unmarried couple disputes.

Pembrokeshire Citizens Advice

Pembrokeshire Citizens Advice can provide free and confidential advice and support for those affected by family law matters, including information relating to rights and responsibilities.

Please see their website for further information regarding their services.

Speak to our family lawyers in Haverfordwest

To arrange an initial consultation with our approachable and sensitive family law solicitors in Haverfordwest, please contact our Haverfordwest office, or you can make an online enquiry, and we will get back to you quickly.

We also have local offices in Carmarthen and Narberth if either of these is more convenient for you.