Children's law solicitors
While divorce and separation are always sad when children are involved, parents need to work together to make child arrangements that put children's needs first. Slater and Gordon's family law experts are here to help.
Children's law issue? We can help.
Our team of family lawyers have the experience, expertise and empathy you need.
Expert advice on a variety of children's law matters
Guidance on your legal options and next steps
Transparent pricing with fixed fees available
Call us now on:0330 041 5869
We advise on a vast range of children's cases, including:
- child arrangement orders (custody of children)
- child court orders
- child abuse
- adoption and surrogacy
- parental responsibility orders
- grandparent rights
- alternative family structures
Here to help you obtain the right child arrangements
When , one of the hardest aspects is that you can't both be with your children as often as you want to be. Child arrangements must be considered, and the key to getting this right is always to put the needs of the children first, by considering questions like:
- Which parent has the most time available to look after them?
- Whose home is nearest to your children's school and friends?
- What changes might happen in terms of schools as children get older?
Questions like these can help you reach an agreement that is in your child or children's best interests, sometimes with no need to involve . Legal intervention is usually only necessary when parents can't reach an agreement.
However, at a time when emotions are running high, it isn't always possible for even the most loving parents to agree on suitable child arrangements. When that happens, you might want to consider mediation, so that an impartial expert can help you to come to an agreement. If an agreement can't be reached, our dedicated family lawyers are always here to help you with every aspect of children's law and child arrangements.
How it works
Give us a call today or to get started. We’ll need to run through some details with you to make sure we’re assigning the right solicitor to your case and we’ll book you an appointment to speak with them. This can then be via phone, email, or letter, whichever is easiest for you.
Why choose us?
We understand that all situations differ - it’s not always a one-size-fits-all - so we make sure that we provide tailored advice and guidance to suit your individual needs.
We're one of the UK's largest and best-known law firms and have a team of solicitors to advise and guide you – no matter how complex your situation may be. Our dedicated teams are ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Legal Directories every year.
Clear on pricing
We’re clear on our prices from the offset. We're unable to offer Legal Aid as part of our children’s law services, however, our fixed price options start at just £99 for an initial consultation.
We are a national law firm, with legal experts available locally across the UK. Meetings can be arranged via telephone or video call - whatever suits you best. To speak to a member of our children’s law team, call us first on or
Prices quoted on this page include VAT.
Meet the family law experts
Our family law team are highly specialised in all areas of family law.
The best solicitors to fight your corner! I struggled with a nasty unmarried couple dispute alone for over a year before biting the bullet and paying for proper legal support. I had one previous experience with a cheaper less well-known solicitor and I just felt completely let down and not a priority. But with Slater and Gordon, from start to finish, I felt supported 100% and valued. B L (family and personal matters case)
Matters were dealt with efficiently with a view to keeping costs to a realistic level and I am well satisfied with the final settlement she managed to achieve on my behalf. J B (family and personal matters case)
For anyone needing help with family issues I could not recommend Slater and Gordon highly enough. I always had the feeling I had the best looking after my interests and they certainly didn't disappoint. C I (family and personal matters case)