Plymouth and South West firm Act Family Law offers you comprehensive options for resolving divorce, family law and relationship issues. We are committed to finding the most effective solutions for you, taking account of your individual circumstances, budget and needs.

What We Do . . .

Cohabitation and living together
It is a common assumption that cohabitation gives rise to legal rights. This is inaccurate: there is no such person in law as a "common law wife (or common law husband)", regardless of how long you live together. However, that is not to say that there are no potential legal complications involved in living together. Legal issues can arise whether you are a...

Latest News . . .

Changes in children law
Children and Families Act 2014 and the Single Family Court.


Act Hires Another Expert
Plymouth’s original dedicated family law firm Act Family Law has strengthened its team with the arrival of a new solicitor with significant...



Act Family Law (SRA number 565485) is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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