What We Do

Children Fixed Fees

Malcolm C Foy & Co are able to offer fixed fee legal services for Family Law. We recognise that any legal issues involving a relationship can be stressful and the cost of the process can be an additional worry. For ease, simplicity and certainty that gives our clients ultimate control over costs, we provide a professional, efficient and cost-effective Fixed Fee service, enabling clients to resolve issues and keep the emotional and financial strain that both parties face during any legal proceedings to an absolute minimum.

Depending on individual circumstances, clients can create a package geared around their own specific needs, whether it is to resolve a financial settlement, or child contact we have the specialist team to help.

Preparing a Court application in relation to children- £400 plus VAT & Court Fee of £215 – Total of £695

What is included?

This package involves us preparing the Court application on your behalf, submitting the application to Court, receiving the relevant paperwork back and arranging postal service of the relevant documentation.

What is not included?

Any unforeseen circumstances and complexities, for example if personal service of the papers is needed or if the proceedings need to be issued on an emergency basis. Advice regarding divorce, finances and/or domestic violence. Representation at any subsequent court hearing.

Payment:

£695 in advance. We can accept payment in cash, cheque or debit/credit card. We may also be able to offer a flexible staged payment plan to spread the cost.

Should there be any delay by you or your former partner, unforeseen events or contested issues, this will involve extra work. In this case we will give you an estimate of what any extra costs are likely to be.

Preparing a Court application in relation to children (you are responsible for submitting the application to court and serving the other parties) - £250.00 plus VAT - Total £300.00

What is included?

Preparation of the court application only and providing you with additional copies to submit to court.

What is not included?

Any unforeseen circumstances and complexities, for example if you do not have the contact details for the other party. Advice regarding divorce, finances and/or domestic violence. Submitting the application to court and serving the other parties. Representation at any subsequent court hearing.

Payment:

£300 in advance. We can accept payment in cash, cheque or debit/credit card.  We may also be able to offer a flexible staged payment plan to spread the cost.

Should there be any delay by you or your former partner, unforeseen events or contested issues, this will involve extra work. In this case we will give you an estimate of what any extra costs are likely to be.

Attending at a Case Conference - £350 plus VAT – Total £420

What is included?

Attending at either Doncaster or Rotherham Social Services for a Case Conference. This will cover any Case Conference that involves no more than 2 and half hours spent at the meeting in total. This includes travel to the meeting, waiting time and discussions with you prior to and after the meeting.

What is not included?

Any unforeseen circumstances and complexities, for example if your former partner or any of the professionals involved fail to attend and the meeting is adjourned. Advice regarding divorce, finances and/or domestic violence.

In the event that the Case Conference is not at a local social services building, then travelling time will be charged in addition at the rate of £35.00 per hour plus VAT and mileage at 45p per mile. Mileage will be charged as a disbursement.

Payment:

£420 in advance. We can accept payment in cash, cheque or debit/credit card. We may also be able to offer a flexible staged payment plan to spread the cost.

Should there be any delay by you or your former partner, unforeseen events or contested issues, this will involve extra work. In this case we will give you an estimate of what any extra costs are likely to be.

Parental Responsibility Agreement - £180.00 plus VAT- Total £216.00

What is included?

Preparation of the relevant documentation on your behalf and registering the document with the Principal Registry.

What is not included?

Any unforeseen circumstances and complexities, for example negotiations regarding parental responsibility where there is no prior agreement. Advice regarding divorce, finances, and/or domestic violence and/or any relevant applications to court that could be made.

Payment:

£216 in advance. We can accept payment in cash, cheque or debit/credit card. We may also be able to offer a flexible staged payment plan to spread the cost.

Should there be any delay by you or your former partner, unforeseen events or contested issues, this will involve extra work. In this case we will give you an estimate of what any extra costs are likely to be.