Arrangements for children

Arrangements for Children

"The advice and guidance provided after careful consideration has always been of the first order without exception, all communications are prompt. The communication and inter-exchange with other parties' solicitors has been exemplary and timely."

Mr M.R (client)

Exceptional service from experts who can advise on adoption, child abduction and relocation as well as residence, contact and relocation issues.

A divorce or separation can become more complex and sensitive when children are involved

It is important that trusted and experienced family lawyers, who understand you and your circumstances, are instructed to advise on arrangements for the children and the best course of action to assure their wellbeing.

Shoosmiths' family team has expert lawyers adept at dealing with this sensitive area of law.

These cases can involve significant emotional complexities and may require urgent action to prevent the children coming to harm. The firm's lawyers are able to liaise with Local Authorities and the Court to ensure the child's future is secure and supported at every turn.

With experienced family lawyers in London and other major cities the firm is able to act quickly in cases involving international child abduction. Shoosmiths is a member of the exclusive Worlds Services Group which brings links with expert family lawyers in other jurisdictions. This can be vital in cases where urgent cross-border action is needed.

Shoosmiths can provide clear, strategic advice in cases where one parent may wish to relocate within or outside the UK taking any children with them. These is a complex area of law where strategy is crucial. Our expert team have experience of successful applications both to relocate and prevent this where it would be detrimental to the child.