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Family Law & Children Matters

Legal cases involving children is an area which requires the utmost sensitivity and care. At Parsonage & Co we understand that regardless of parental relationships, children's needs come first. Our aim is to deal with such matters swiftly and efficiently to minimise unnecessary delay. We have many years of experience dealing with sensitive children matters.

As a member of Resolution, we are governed by a code of practice which stipulates that the interests of children should always be considered and prioritised. We encourage our clients to maintain a friendly, non-hostile relationship with their ex-partners to ensure that children matters can be resolved with minimal involvement of the courts.


Where this is not possible, we can advise you on the court process, guiding you through it step by step.



Listed below are the main orders which the courts are able to make relating to children.


• Child arrangements orders

• Specific issue order

• Prohibited steps order

• Financial provision order

• Variation of an order for financial provision

• Discharge of an order for financial provision

• Appointment of a guardian

• Discharge of the appointment of a guardian

• Parental responsibility order

• Discharge of a parental responsibility order

Court Orders In Cases Involving Children

For legal issues concerning children, call our team on

020 8614 4560

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For guidance with legal terminology, please consult our glossary. Parsonage & Co is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom under practice number 407095.