Children

Child Law Solicitors You Can Trust

Child Custody, Maintenance and More –
We Cover it All

Matters affecting children can be highly sensitive as well as complex. Child-related problems can arise upon separation/divorce (such as custody), but also upon the death of a parent or where social services have become involved.

We offer special expertise in this area including living arrangements and contact, parental responsibility and other related issues.

If matters cannot be settled out of court, then advice will be offered in relation to issuing court proceedings under the Children Act 1989 and the role of CAFCASS should such proceedings take place.

Often the use of mediation can be a great first step to helping you on the way to resolve such highly sensitive matters and indeed is a pre-requisite to court proceedings in most cases.

No matter what the issue is, if it involves a child, then contacting professional child law solicitors is a must.

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What is Child Maintenance?

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Child maintenance is a financial provision made towards the everyday living costs of a child once you have separated.

The level of maintenance can be agreed between you, and payments can be made without reference to an official body.

Maintenance is crucial to the lives of many children and their parents around the country, so we fully understand the importance of such cases and the emotions involved. We are the child maintenance solicitors to tackle all of this and more.

We regularly assist people in all kinds of complex Child Law issues, tailoring our service to their personal needs. We understand that this is a sensitive area of Family Law, and seek to make our service suitably considered.

In the event that you cannot reach an agreement, or you require assistance as to what the correct level of maintenance should be, then a referral to the Child Support Agency/Child Maintenance Services can be made by either parent.

We can assist you in reaching an agreement with your ex-partner or in relation to any other issues in respect of child maintenance. We always strive for the best possible outcome for all, especially in cases involving children, however our first priority will always be our client.

Agency Work

Tinsdills Solicitors have offices nearby to the courts in Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe and Stafford. Our Family Law department regularly take on private agency work for other legal practices. This work often includes proceedings linked to divorce, The Children Act and financial hearings.

We are always on hand to offer your clients expert advice whilst attending court, to ensure their stress & worry is minimal. Work is carried out at a competitive hourly rate. Alternatively, it can be agreed on a fixed fee basis.

“May I say how pleased my husband and I are at the standard of service that you and your colleagues are providing to us, particularly the speed of communication.”

What Our Customers Say

From our many cases in Child Law, our happy clients have had plenty to say about us and our service.

“The team at Tinsdills were friendly, easy to talk to, well informed and efficient.”

Meet Our Specialist Family Law Team

Contact Us For Personalised Child Law Advice Now

If you require Family Law advice about your own child arrangements contact us and one of our experts will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our phone lines are open Mon to Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

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01782 983943

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