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Children Law

Family Law


Doing right by children following a relationship breakdown or a family crisis can be daunting. Our specialist Children Law Solicitors help any family member, whether you are a parent, grandparent, guardian, another family relative or friend, when dealing with the future of a minor. We’re dedicated to getting the right result for you and your family.

Cartwright King’s specialist Children’s Law teams will work with you to do what’s best for children caught up in a divorce or family crisis that affects their care, doing everything we can to ensure the right outcome. The heart of our Children’s Law team is to ensure that you and the children are treated fairly.

The Sensitive Support You Need

Cartwright King specialises in Child Care and Family Law, providing sensitive, non-judgemental legal support when you need it most. 

Our Family Law team can assist you with Child Arrangement Orders, while our Child Care team can help with care proceedings, Placement Orders for adoption, Special Guardianship Orders and child abduction cases.

Whatever the circumstances, we can provide the right legal advice and support throughout your case, taking the time to hear your worries, advise you on your legal options and look out for the best interests of you and your family.

How our Children’s Law Solicitors Will Help

  • Child Custody (Child Arrangement Orders)
  • Child Care Proceedings
  • Child Abduction
  • Placement Orders
  • Special Guardianship Order

Our priority is to diffuse disputes and minimise the stress on you and the children by bringing a cool, calm, collected approach to matters.

You can expect a determined, but respectful and cooperative approach toward your case. Our Child Care and Family Law solicitors have been supporting families for years, giving you added peace of mind that we are the right law firm to represent you.

No Case too Complex

No case involving children is too complex for our experienced Children’s Law solicitors. Whatever the issue, you can count on us to be present and available when you need us most! 

If you need immediate legal assistance to prevent children from  going into care, we’ll be there. If your relationship has broken down, we can support you making arrangements for your children, or if you want to make or oppose a Special Guardianship Order, we will give you sensible, straightforward legal advice.

With a network of experienced Child Care and Family Law solicitors working across the UK, no matter where you are, we provide the legal firepower you need to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of you and your children are protected.

It All Starts with a No Obligation Chat

Call us today to discuss your case in further detail, and a member of our friendly team will put you through to one of our specialists.

There really is no substitute for talking to a specialist Children’s or Family Law solicitor when it comes to legal matters involving children. Take the time to get to know us and get a sense of the Cartwright King culture and ethos. We want you to be completely at ease in choosing us to represent you and your children.

Why Choose Cartwright King?

Cases involving children require a careful and considered approach to achieve the best outcome. Cartwright King takes a calm, collected approach to private children matters and as accredited Children’s Law specialists with The Law Society, we give you added peace of mind that we’re the right law firm to represent you.

Legal Fees

Your legal fees will depend on the case itself, including the length of time your case takes and how complicated it is.

However, Legal Aid may be available for your child related case. To discuss your eligibility for Legal Aid please call us, or email your enquiry.

If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, then we can discuss affordable private paying fee arrangements. Fixed fees are also available.


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