Family Life

When you need legal advice for your family, Birkett Long has a specialist solicitor that can help. The law can be complex and confusing, but Birkett Long’s specialist lawyers will help you and your family understand the process and find a solution.

Taking that first step and speaking to us means you’re one step closer to finding a solution. Whatever personal legal questions you or your family have, our solicitors based in Basildon, Colchester and Chelmsford are available for a free 15 minute, no obligation chat on the phone.

Birkett Long is truly a full-service law firm, offering the highest standard of client experience whether you are:  

Buying or selling your home - we can assist with buying and selling property, tenancy agreements, remortgages and more.

Planning ahead and later life - for help with writing a will, probate and estate administration or lasting powers of attorney.

Protecting your family or ending a relationship –advice on divorce and separation, cohabitation, pre-nuptial agreements.

Making a personal injury claim – we work with you to get you the compensation you deserve.

Needing family mediation – our expert mediation services can help achieve a positive, less stressful outcome for both parties.

Resolving a dispute – we work with you to find agreement and resolve your disagreement in the best possible way.

We pride ourselves on delivering a personal service. We will keep you informed every step of the way so you always know what we’re doing for you, and how much it will cost. Our family law solicitors will answer all your questions and make sure that you always understand the implications of anything we do on your behalf.

Birkett Long solicitors go that extra mile to ensure you get what you want from your legal case and aim to build long-lasting relationships with our clients. Our approach has been recognised by the Legal 500, an impartial guide to the legal profession, which identifies us as one of the leading law firms in Essex.