Family lawyers

 

A family lawyer is a lawyer or solicitor that specialises in the area of family law. A family lawyer can offer expert services in all family law matters. The breakdown of any relationship is stressful for all concerned, and we can put you in touch with family lawyers who can offer a sympathetic and constructive approach to help you achieve fair and agreeable solutions to your problems.

Resolving family disputes

Family disputes hurt not only the parties directly involved, but other members of the family, for instance, any children. However, there are steps you could take in order to work constructively to end a family feud which will ensure all sides are happy.

Family solicitors can provide you with the legal information you need so that you can make the right decisions affecting your family. We have a large network of family solicitors and can put you through to a solicitor who best suits your needs, whether this is:

  • Expertise
  • Cost
  • Location

Mediation is a common way of resolving family issues in private and without going to court. Both parties can explain their problems and concerns to each other in an open and honest forum. A neutral third party (the mediator) will guide the discussion and promote resolution.

As a mediator will only offer suggestions to provide solutions and will never tell either party what to do, it is the parties themselves who are in control of the process. Mediation can be a quicker and therefore less costly way of resolving a family issue than going to court. In the best-case scenario mediation can last a matter of hours and can promote better communication between parties for the future.

What can a family lawyer help with?

Our family lawyers can offer a wide range of skills and experience to suit your needs. For example, if you are worried you might be forced into a marriage, or worried for someone else, we can direct you to a lawyer who can help you.

If you have been emotionally blackmailed or physically threatened by someone, a family lawyer can apply on your behalf for court protective orders. These orders related to England or abroad and can include setting aside a forced married and have powers of arrest attached.

A forced marriage should not be confused with an arranged marriage, when you have a choice whether or not to accept the arrangement.

Other services that our family lawyers can provide specialist advice on are:

  • Divorce and annulments
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Civil partnership
  • Cohabitation agreements and disputes
  • Child care and support/maintenance
  • Wills and family trusts
  • Family businesses
  • Adoption
  • Domestic violence and harassment
  • Collaborative law
  • Mediation

Family disputes can often be highly emotional and distressing, so the benefit of having a lawyer that you can trust to give you advice is invaluable. At Contact Law, we have a range of quality lawyers who are highly experienced in all areas of family law and we will put you through to a family law lawyer that is best suited to your needs.

For more advice on issues relating to children and relationships, see our page on family law.

Are you looking for a recommended family law solicitor to handle your case efficiently and cost-effectively? Contact Law works with family law specialists around the country that have received positive feedback from our clients which is why they remain on our panel. Please call us on 0800 1777 162 or complete the web-form above.

Call
0800 1777 162
or fill in the form
Our trained advisor contacts you
Your chosen specialist solicitor calls you
Quick enquiry form
Area of law:
Name:
Town/City:
Email:
Phone:
What our clients say about us
"This was the first time I've been to court, which was a nerve-racking experience for me. However, I felt very prepared, I understood my case and representation - this was down to you."
Gavin, criminal motoring, Oct 15
"Your service, and the prompt call back from your recommended firm was very good. I would not hesitate to call again or recommend your service."
Ian, employment law, Truro, July 15
"The firm were excellent, could not have been better! They are exactly what I need right now."
Linda, criminal defence, Thames Ditton, Jul 15
"Your contact and service was immediate and utmost professional, 10/10."
TF, conveyancing, Dudley, Jun 15
"I appreciate the service that you provide. I found you to be courteous, efficient and reassuring at a time when my confidence in justice is completely negative."
Patrick, litigation, Pontypridd, Jun 15
"I cannot tell you how much I appreciate the speed of which you came back to me in. If anyone else can benefit from your help like I have done, it would make my day."
Gail M, family law, Potters Bar, Jun 15
"Your assistance was extremely helpful. Particularly to someone who in 40 years of business has never experienced this sort of issue."
TD, commercial litigation, Galashiels, Apr 15
"It is difficult to express the value Contact Law has to someone like me who had very little understanding of the law and how to proceed forward with my case. Thank you for the service you provided."
AE, defamation law, Worthing, Apr 15
"Thank you for the efficient service I received. I was contacted by your solicitor on the same day as my request. Your quick response to my situation made me feel secure."
AN, employment law, London, Apr 15
"Your service was excellent, very fast and informative. I never got the impression of being pressurised at all. The solicitor you recommended was also excellent – very knowledgeable and supportive."
JHD, Motoring law, Liverpool, Apr 15
Contact Law supports the endeavours of STAE and commends all the work they are undertaking to assist in the plight of the Asian Elephant

 

We use cookies on the Contact Law site to help us improve it.

If you would like to allow our cookies, please click 'Continue' or carry on browsing. For more information on cookies and how to change your settings, click 'More info'.