A long-established firm of family lawyers

Established in 1970, DMH Stallard is a highly regarded firm in the local area. Our family law and divorce solicitors are among the most experienced in the region and our firm has won numerous awards including many of our family law team being recommended by the Legal 500. Our solicitors combine a caring and sensitive approach whilst at the same time being able to robustly defend our clients’ best interests whenever necessary.

Quality representation tailored for every client

Whether your circumstances relate to divorce, or to a dispute regarding children, or whether you need expert help dividing finances with your partner, you will receive considered and intelligent advice that is based on decades of experience. We have a strong reputation amongst other firms in the local area and can take the appropriate course of action that is right for you – that might include being highly collaborative with your ex-partner and their solicitor, or if you feel you need more forthright representation, our team will adopt a strong and tenacious line in order to achieve the best outcome.

Family law experts for West Sussex & Brighton

We have several offices, from Horsham to Brighton, and further out to London, and Guildford. Whilst most of our work is conducted at the end of a phone or video call, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our expert team of family solicitors are nearby if you need to meet us. What’s more, our team extends to include many other legal specialisms, such as property law, commercial law, and international law, so if you have a more complex family law case that requires wider legal expertise, we have the depth of knowledge to ensure you receive the most complete representation.

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Family law news

Our Family team find that helping you to understand and keep abreast of key family law issues means we can develop better solutions to the problems you face. The selection of our latest blogs and articles provides you with key information and updates on legislative changes and case law developments.


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