Our experienced and specialist Family law team covers the whole range of family issues quickly and sensitively and with a focus on ensuring the safety of all parties. You can meet with our Solicitors at our offices in Coulby Newham and Ingleby Barwick, Stockton. Alternatively, we may be able to meet at a place that is more convenient for you.
Our family team are members of The Law Society’s specialist panels – The Children Panel and The Family Law Panel as well as Resolution. We aim to deliver the best care to families across Teesside whenever they are facing tough times and require reliable legal support.
Our key areas of focus include;
- Divorce and Separation
- Financial Arrangements both at the beginning and end of a relationship
- Arrangements for children. We work to ensure that arrangements for contact and residence are clear, enforceable and respected
- Social services and care. We represent families to ensure their rights are respected. This is an area where our expertise is recognised, and our Children Panel Solicitor is highly respected in the region for her work
- Domestic abuse and injunctions. Whoever is at risk, we will act quickly to ensure their protection. We can also represent you where you need to respond to allegations
- Forced marriage
The Family Law team regularly works in partnership with the Mental Health team to ensure the family has full legal support.
The rules around Legal Aid are constantly changing, but there is Legal Aid available for Family Law in some cases. Contact us and we will help you understand whether you could be eligible, and if you are, we will help you access the support you need.