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Children's Issues

At Hegarty Solicitors we understand how difficult and stressful it can be when dealing with issues that affect your children, particularly if you are going through a divorce or separation.

Our team of family lawyers can offer support and advice on a variety of issues affecting families and children.

Thank you for helping, you were brilliant.

Mr I. Family Client

Thanks for all your help over the past months, you have been very professional in every way.

Mr F. Family Client

Just to say that Pavinder was excellent and really knowledgeable and informative, so could you pass on my gratitude to her.

Mr G. Family Client

Thank you for all your patience and help with resolving this whole horrible mess. All your time and work have been very much appreciated.

Mrs B. Family Client

I would like to thank you for the advice and support through the divorce.

Mr B. Family Law Client

I really cannot thank you enough for all your hard work and just being patient with me through this whole process.

Mrs Y. Family Client

I will like to thank you for your help and advice throughout this process.

Mr H. Family Client

Outstanding in every way. Thank you Julia.

Mrs L. Family Law Client

Many thanks again I could not have done this without you. You’re a total asset to your profession and company and I thank you dearly.

Mr S. Family Client

You have compassion and empathy and having you in court to support me was very much appreciated. Having to go to court is always daunting but having you in my corner made it that much easier.

Mrs T. Family Client

I would like to say thank you for your valuable help over the last couple of years. You were the first person who genuinely understood and for that I am incredibly grateful. I am definitely in a much happier place.

Mrs T. Family Client

Many many thanks and I don’t know what to say other than thank you very very much!

Mr W. Family Client

Very useful, professional and informative.

Family Client

I wanted to give you my sincere thanks once again for providing us with your invaluable assistance. We are beyond grateful. I wish you all the best and thank you once again for everything you have done for our family.

Ms B. Family Client

I appreciate all the help and advice you gave me over the short period. Thanks again for all your help.

Mr N. Family Client

All the staff here are so friendly, they’ve really helped me cope with a difficult situation.

Family Client

I think we’ve cracked it! Family life much more relaxed and feel much happier. Thank you.

Ms J. Family Client

Many thanks for all your help and a great job done.

Ms S. Family Client

Thank you for everything you’ve done Lesley…I’m eternally grateful for everything.

Once again, thanks for everything.

Mr H. Family Client

Thank you very much for all your hard work and support with my family matter.

 

 

Mrs. O Family Client

Thank you so much for all your help with everything! You are truly amazing and I wouldn’t have got through it without your support and advice.

Ms. J Family Client

I just wanted to say thank you for supporting me and helping me get to where I needed to be!

Miss S. Family Law Client

They did a wonderful job helping my step daughter with changing her name, professional and very reasonable.

Mr R. Family Client

2014 was by far the worst year of my life to date. From the first time I met Lesley back in November 2013, she put me at ease and guided me exceedingly well through a very traumatic period. Thanks!!!

Mr C. Family Client

I wanted you to know how impressed I was with Alex, it is easy to say “she was just doing her job” however, I wanted you to know that I feel she is a credit to your firm.

Mrs B. Family Client

Chris Brown was absolutely brilliant in court. He is a lovely man who did his job perfectly and with style.

Mr H. Family Client

Jane is fantastic. I couldn’t have asked for anything more, nothing was too much trouble.

Ms C. Family Deparment Client

We have family lawyers that specialise in various areas of practice involving children, including:

One of the most vital things to consider when a couple separate or divorce is the effect it will have on their children. Emotions often run high but it is important to put the children’s needs first and prevent them being caught up in arguments.

Our experienced family law team support a non-confrontational approach to divorce that takes into account the best interests of children involved.

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Keeping Children Safe

It is important that children are not exposed to harmful conflicts in the home as well as protected from physical harm. If there has been physical violence or abuse it may be necessary to consider whether it is in a child’s best interests to have contact with the violent parent, or safeguards can be put in place if necessary.

If you are experiencing domestic violence remember, you are not alone, it is imperative that you obtain legal advice as soon as possible or call the 24 hour National Domestic Violence helpline on 0800 2000 247.

Am I entitled to Legal Aid?

Legal Aid allows people with a low income to get free legal advice and help from a solicitor or an experienced legal adviser. The solicitor or adviser must have a contract with the Legal Aid Agency to be able to provide Legal Aid.

We are only able to take on Legal Aid cases through our criminal law department.

Adoption

If you are considering adopting, whether to start or extend your family, our specialist team can guide you through the legal aspects of adoption. We can offer help with:

  • Private law adoptions, including step-parent adoptions
  • Alternative options to adoption such as Special Guardianship or Child Arrangements Orders.
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