Collaborative Law

At K J Smith Solicitors we are experienced in handling a variety of Collaborative Law cases ranging from the simple through to the highly complicated.

Collaborative Law is a relatively new and innovative procedure which is designed to help resolve family problems in a non-confrontational way. When used appropriately a collaborative process can bring simple and effective results, especially in the resolution of issues relating to children or financial matters.

My case was handled very efficiently and all the staff were warm and friendly. I had no doubt that they would handle my case with the upmost confidentiality.

Each person is required to have a legal advisor present throughout the process and at all meetings to document the progress. Both parties and their collaborative lawyers then sign an agreement promising to attempt to resolve matters without going to Court.

Although it can be an effective way of reaching an agreement, the collaborative process will not be suitable for everyone. It requires a degree of goodwill and cooperation from both parties and a mutual commitment to resolve issues.

We offer a free initial 45 minute consultation to give you the opportunity to meet our Collaborative lawyers and find out more before deciding if you wish to proceed in instructing us to act on your behalf.

Please contact our collaborative lawyers on 01491 630000 (Henley on Thames), 0118 418 1000 (Reading Head Office), 0118 418 1200 (Reading Central), 01256 584000 (Basingstoke), 01483 370100 (Guildford), 01494 629000 (Beaconsfield), 01344 513000 (Ascot), (01635 785 100) Newbury or email

We also serve a wide range of other areas including Abingdon, Bracknell, Gerrards Cross, Maidenhead, Marlow, Oxford, Slough, Wokingham, and High Wycombe.

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All our offices are easily accessible by road, rail or bus and we are open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6:00pm. With today's busy schedules, we offer telephone appointments outside normal office hours until 9pm on Thursdays and between 10am and 3pm on Saturdays.

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If you would like to visit our team of family solicitors, we have offices in Henley-on-Thames, Woodley, Reading (Head Office), Reading (Central), Basingstoke, Guildford, Beaconsfield, Ascot & Newbury. We serve a wide range of other areas including Abingdon, Bracknell, Gerrards Cross, Maidenhead, Marlow, Oxford, Slough, High Wycombe and Wokingham.

Why not contact our team of divorce solicitors for a free initial consultation today? We offer a free initial consultation that can take place in any one of our offices or over the telephone.

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