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Benitia Knowles-Wright

Family Solicitor

Benitia joined Beviss & Beckingsale in 2019 after relocating from Wiltshire.  Benitia qualified as a Solicitor specialising in family law in 2017 and has continued to develop her skills working for both a private law firm and the Local Authority since.

Benitia has experience in all family matters including separation and divorce, division of finances, arrangements for children and injunctions in cases of domestic abuse.  She can also assist with pre and post nuptial agreements, separation agreements and cohabitation disputes.

Benitia takes a pragmatic approach to matters, putting the needs of her clients first.  She is clear and approachable, ensuring that the client understands the options available to them and feels supported in taking the next steps.

Benitia is a member of Resolution, a group committed to resolving matters in a non-confrontational manner. That said, Benitia does not shy away from the fact that, at times, the client will be best served by addressing the issue through the Court.

In her spare time Benitia enjoys playing netball (balanced out by a love of cake!) and watching rugby. 

 

The Manor House, High Street
Honiton EX14 1DJ
EX14 1DJ
DX 48803 Honiton
Fax: 01404 548051
Phone: 01404 548050


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Parental Responsibility: What is it, how do I get it and what are my rights?

Posted by Benitia Knowles-Wright on August 9th 2019 in FAMILY.

You may have heard ‘Parental Responsibility’ or ‘Parental Rights’ but often, when a family relationship is functioning, they are not terms that you have needed to give much thought to. ...

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Special Guardianship Orders

Posted by Benitia Knowles-Wright on August 9th 2019 in FAMILY.

A Special Guardianship Order (SGO) is a Court Order appointing someone other than a child's parent to be there "special guardian".  The appointment gives the special guardian parental rights for...

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