Children and Child Care
We advise and represent parents, family members and children on all aspects of children issues.
We are specialists in this area offering a wide range of services from initial advice to representing parties in difficult and emotive proceedings.
Public Law Proceedings
We have specialist solicitors with years of experience who can represent you in connection with:
- Child Protection Conferences
- Emergency Protection Orders
- Care Orders
- Supervision Orders
- Contact with children in care
- Discharge of Care Orders
- Placement Orders
Private Law Proceedings
We also have specialist knowledge and experience in all aspects of family separation when there is a dispute as to the upbringing and care of children. This includes:
- Child Arrangement Orders
- Specific Issue Orders
- Prohibited Steps Order
- Parental Responsibility Agreement
- Special Guardianship
In both cases, the child’s welfare comes first – this means handling issues with care and sensitivity as well as providing practical and legal advice in particularly emotive times.
Legal Aid for the majority of family issues has now been withdrawn, Legal Aid remains available for certain aspects of both Public and Private Law Proceedings.
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Emma Wing. I would like to thank you and your colleagues for everything you did in order to resolve my Mother’s estate. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that you have done far more than is normally expected or required of a solicitor; and that without your kindness, help, understanding and perseverance this matter would still be ongoing. You have my gratitude and admiration for all that you’ve done to help over the many years this has taken to resolve. I am truly grateful for everything that you’ve done to help me and offer a sincere and heartfelt thank you in return.
Thank you all for the completion of our mom’s' estate. Thanks to you this has been a smooth and less stressful event than might have been.
We both just want to say a massive thank you for acting as our ILA on our recent remortgage. Your help and guidance along with your 'leave it with me' approach was a great comfort to us as we managed our way through a frustrating time with our new lender. Many thanks again
Zoe Smith, Abbey House, Shrewsbury
May I take this opportunity to thank you and your staff, but in particular yourself, for the help and guidance over the last 16 months. I came to rely on your calm and ultra professional way of dealing with matters in hand. Thank you.
Emma Wing, Shrewsbury Office
Dear Alison, you were very diligent and helpful in achieving the outcome I required against an insurance company. You have an excellent understanding of the law and a logical approach. Thank you.
Alison McLachlan, Shrewsbury Office