This information is relevant to you if you need legal advice because you are a biological parent, a step-parent, or a grand-parent or you care for a child under the age of 18.
Healys Solicitors can give you expert legal advice about children law whether you are married or in a civil partnership or neither.
Children law is all about the welfare of a child or children. Children law includes:
Every biological parent has a legal responsibility to pay towards the costs of bringing up their child or children.
Step-parents and adoptive parents may also have financial responsibilities for their children or their partner’s children, as can sperm donors.
Precisely that those responsibilities are and how they are dealt with in practice depends on other legal factors such as:
Healys Solicitors is experienced in successfully negotiating parental responsibility agreements, child residence agreements and child contact agreements as well agreements for financial child support.
Healys Solicitors also has experience in successfully making and defending applications for parental responsibility orders, child residence orders, child contact orders and other Court orders for the financial support of children.
Our many years experience as specialist Family Lawyers has taught us that each individual situation is different. Healys Solicitors can help by listening sensitively and giving you straightforward legal advice so you can weigh up what options will work best for you.
When things are amicable we can help you keep it that way, and when things are tough we can help fight your corner.