Our family lawyers and child law solicitors in Wiltshire have extensive experience in dealing with disagreements which arise concerning children. We always work closely with our clients in an attempt to achieve a resolution by agreement. This may be achieved with the help of mediation or the use of collaborative law skills.

One of the difficulties during a dispute involving a family breakdown is how it affects the children. Although both parents want what’s best for their child, they often believe that it’s with themselves – and this is often how the dispute occurs.

Our approach to children law advice

Our children legal advice services cover every issue involving a child or children, and our solicitors approach each case with great sensitivity and discretion.

If we are unable to resolve issues in this way, the court can be asked to assist in one of the following ways :-

  • Family Arrangements Order – which will include determining where a child should live and who a child is able to see, where and how often.
  • Prohibited Steps Order – this stops someone doing something in relation to a child, such as removing a child from the court’s jurisdiction to another country.
  • Specific Issues Order – this allows the Court to determine a disagreement on a specific point, for example, the change of a child’s surname.

The welfare of a child is the court’s paramount consideration. In reaching a decision the court will take into account a number of factors detailed in The Children Act 1989.

With their skill, experience and dedication, our family matters solicitors will be able to ensure the best outcome for your family, in particular, your children.

Charles Goodbody Partner Head of Family and Private Client Warminster

Charles Goodbody
Partner - Head of family and private client

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01985 214444

Dennis McNamara Family Executive Andover

Dennis Mcnamara
Family Executive

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01264 333336

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