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Emmersons Solicitors Managing Director Jacqueline Emmerson is head of the Family Law Department and is a member of the Law Society's Specialist Family Law Panel and Resolution.

She is one of a limited number of solicitors in the area who deals with Collaborative Family Law. She specialises in high net worth cases often including business assets.

Divorce and Family Law Solicitors Sunderland.

Divorce and Family Law Solicitors Sunderland. Your Local Family Law Firm.

Weclome to Emmersons Solicitors Family and Divorce Law Sunderland page. Jacqueline Emmerson our Managing Director, set up Emmersons Solicitors Family Law in 1998. As a Divorce and Family Lawyer she wanted to help the people of her home town. Jacqueline grew up in Whitburn and attended Fulwell Grange and St.Anthony's Girls' School before going on to study Law at Northumbria University and Chester College of Law.

Over the years Jacqueline has helped thousands of clients from the City of Sunderland and surrounding areas when they have had matrimonial difficulties. She has been heavily involved with serving and retired Service Personnel and their families. Jacqueline is an Honorary Solicitor for SSAFA, the armed forces charity. She also lectures to the volunteers of local charities in relation to Family and Divorce Law.

Jacqueline feels that it is very important to be able to offer people like you a first rate Family Law and Divorce service in and around Sunderland. She likes to choose local, highly-experienced and, just as importantly;

Approachable, Friendly, Helpful Lawyers.

Tracey Hammond - Head of Family Department.
Tracey lives in the Sunderland area. Having grown up in Lancashire, Tracey loves the North East and particualry enjoys running her Sunderland Family Law Department which is only a ten minute drive from her home. Tracey attended Exeter University which gives an indication as to her academic ability. She leads our Family Department and is heavily involved in training and supervision of all those involved in Divorce and Family Law at Emmersons. She is assisted by Joanne Brown who also lives in Sunderland and enjoys only having five minutes to walk to work.

Calvin Walker - Family Lawyer.
Calvin grew up in Sunderland and attended St. Aidan's School. He graduated with First Class Honors in Law from Northumbria University and is based at our Sunderland Family Law office specialising in Divorce and cases involving Custody/Access, Contact/Residence and Arrangements For Children.

Divorce and Family law solicitors Sunderland

Our Divorce and Family Law Solicitors offices are based in the easy to access central location of Sunderland.

Why shoud you use Emmersons Solicitors Divorce and Family Law Specialists Sunderland?

Our Divorce and Family Law Solicitors Team are experts in their field. You need to know that we can handle your case properly, that we can do so in a calm manner and that we can get you the best deal possible. You will find our staff to be very supportive of you, they are highly trained. Jacqueline Emmerson is a Collboratively trained Family Lawyer. The aim of Collaborative Law is to settle your case at Round Table Meetings, with you and your spouse determining the most important issues rather than the court forcing orders upon you both.

We have Solicitors who are members of Resolution and the Law Society Family Law Panel. This means you can rest assured that our Lawyers have had to reach very exacting standards in order to become members of these panels.

We are able to help you with cases invovling your home, Pensions, Investment Properties, the distribution of business assets, maintenance for you and/or children, pre-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, same-sex relationships and transgender issues.

If you need help to see, or have overnight contact with your child, children, grandchildren or other young relative then you should contact us for initial advice. We have found that the sooner we can assist you, the greater the chance that issues relating to children can be resolved.

Our aim is to try to keep all of our clients out of court in order to:

  • Resolve your case faster
  • Help you deal with the things that are important to you and the other party rather than the things that are important to the court
  • Give you more control over the outcome of your case
  • Reduce the stress of appearing at court
  • Try and allow you and the other party to reach the end of your relationship with as much dignity as possible
  • Allow you to move on with your life

However, you will find that if it is not possible to avoid court in your case then Emmersons Lawyers will support you. They will prepare your case thoroughly. Our Lawyers are excellent negotiators and using their years of experience are able to obtain the best deal for you. Frequently we are able to settle cases for our clients at the first court appointment.

If you need help with your divorce or separation, then contact us for a Next Steps Divorce Advice Session and see how we can help you.

Why not contact our Divorce and Family Law Specialists in Sunderland, to see how we can help you?

Divorce and Family Law Specialists Solicitors Sunderland:  CALL: 0191 567 6667

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