Solicitors have many years of experience in this very difficult area of law and will do their utmost to steer clients through the complexities of relationship breakdown or other family crisis.
Family departments are committed to dealing with situations as amicable as possible and avoiding court proceedings if possible. Some solicitors are a member of the Law Society Family Law Panel and a Resolution Panel member (formerly known as the Solicitors’ Family Law Association).
They can help you through divorce and the financial issues that may arise. We won’t will try and help you reach a negotiated settlement culminating in an agreed order, or if that is not possible, the court process can achieve the best outcome possible.
Many lawyers deal with private law children issues including contact, residence and parental responsibility as well as public law cases that involve care proceedings and social services. They also deal with child abduction. Although family solicitors cannot remove the stress from these situations, they can try to alleviate it by acting sensibly in pursuit of the best result for your and your children.