Child Law Solicitors Cardiff

Some of the most difficult and sensitive issues in family law concern children. When a relationship breaks down, which parent a child lives with, time spent with the other parent, financial arrangements and decisions over the child’s future can all come into dispute.

At Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice, Cardiff, we have dealt with thousands of cases involving children and we understand the deep emotional impact they can have on all involved. Our child law solicitors deal with every case sensitively, and have the experience and expertise to help you achieve a fair and positive outcome.

Child Law Cardiff

In situations where disputes involving children arise without a financial component, these are categorised under private law. In such instances, we strongly advocate for all parties involved to seek resolutions outside of Court. Disputes may include various aspects, such as determining the child’s primary residence (formerly known as residence issues), planning childcare arrangements (previously termed as contact issues), or making significant decisions that could impact the child’s future. Our team of dedicated child law solicitors based in Cardiff is committed to facilitating amicable resolutions to these matters wherever possible. We believe in a collaborative approach to minimise conflict and promote the wellbeing of the child. However, should it become evident that an agreeable resolution is unattainable, our solicitors are fully prepared to offer expert advice in any necessary Court proceedings.

Separately, the legal rights of grandparents to maintain contact with their grandchildren, particularly in the aftermath of the parents’ relationship breakdown, can present a host of complexity and challenges. At Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice, we have a deep understanding of the issues grandparents may face in such circumstances. Our expertise extends to assisting grandparents in establishing formal arrangements that enable them to continue playing a vital role in their grandchildren’s lives.

In every case, our approach is guided by the principle of prioritising the child’s best interests, coupled with our commitment to providing compassionate and practical legal support. Whether you are facing disputes over child arrangements or navigating the sensitive issue of grandparents’ rights, Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice is here to support you with specialist advice and representation tailored to your situation.

  • Child arrangements
  • Live with orders for child residence
  • Child maintenance
  • Adoption
  • Special Guardianship Orders (SGO)
  • Specific Issue Orders
  • Prohibited Steps Orders
  • Name change (Deed Poll)
Child Arrangement Order Cardiff

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Whether you are a parent or grandparent seeking greater contact with a child, a parent concerned about decisions the other parent is making in relation to your child, or you want to put contact and residence issues on a secure legal footing, Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice has experienced child law solicitors to help. We understand that every case is unique, and are ready to assist you in a way that is tailored to your situation.

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