Choosing the right solicitor is essential when it comes to family and child law, due to the complexity of the law and potential emotional trauma involved in such issues requiring them. Our family law solicitors are specialists – they practice family law only – and are trained in assisting and riding expert legal advice surrounding your rights and the law relating to your case if you are a parent, grandparent or any family member.
Apart from divorce, the most frequent family law issues include:
• Child access or contact
• Parental responsibility including maintenance payments
• Removal from the country
• Child abduction issues
• Paternity disputes
• Change of name deeds
• Where children should live when parents separate or divorce
Ensuring that the impact of any family law dispute on you and your family is as small as possible is the first priority of specialist family law solicitors, all of whom are trained and experienced in dealing with all kinds of family and child law issues. They will often try to sort your disputes out without the need of a court application – an approach we support strongly. Useful tools in the resolution of family matters include family mediation and collaborative law – three of our of our family law team are trained as collaborative lawyers and to as jointly qualified family mediators/lawyers.
The rights of children, quite properly, take priority in family law in England and Wales over the rights of the parents. The Children Act is crystal clear that courts always have to treat the children’s interests as paramount.
Whatever your family problem, our highly experienced team will advise you of your best options and answer any concerns or questions that you have before deciding to proceed. Call them today.