Child Law

We understand that if the Local Authority become involved in your family life this can be a very distressing time. We are here to help.

As a team, we are able to offer advice and representation to parents, grandparents, other family members as well as to children; either directly or through Court appointed Children’s Guardians.

We also work closely with external organisations such as Social Workers, Guardians, Domestic Abuse, drug, alcohol, mental health and disability services so that we can help to ensure that you have all the support you need with your case.

We understand how emotive and traumatic issues relating to your children can be and we are here to offer support and guidance through every stage of the process, from offering mediation services and attending meetings to representation at Court. We pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable whilst offering realistic and robust advice and guidance to our clients.

Our team includes members of the Law Society Children’s Panel and the Association of Lawyers for Children and are committed to keeping up to date with all aspect of the law relating to children ensuring that we are able to provide the highest standards of advice to our clients. These Solicitors specialise in cases involving the Local Authority, often referred to as ‘care proceedings’.

 

We can help with:

  • Care Proceedings
  • All disputes between family members relating to children
  • Mediation
  • Child Arrangement Orders
  • Special Guardianship Orders
  • Pre-Action and PLO Meetings
  • Child Protection and Child in Need processes
  • Adoption


Fees

Legal Aid is available for a number of matters concerning children and you should contact us to discuss your eligibility to receive free advice and assistance.

Where legal aid is not available our fees are extremely competitive and we may be able to offer fixed fee packages which can be tailored to suit your individual needs. We are happy to meet with you for a free no obligation discussion about all of your options, please contact us for further information.

Quick Contact

Grimsby

  • 01472 240 251

Louth

  • 01507 600 610

Scunthorpe

  • 01724 847 888

Barton

  • 01652 632 215

Our People

Grace Ludlam

Grace Ludlam

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Bernadette Harris

Bernadette Harris

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