Family Law Solicitors in Mansfield

Phillips Solicitors offer expert advice from our accredited specialists regarding family law in Mansfield.

Whether you are experiencing problems with Social Services or with making arrangements for residence or contact with children, we can offer advice and solutions with or without the benefit of legal aid at either of our offices.

If you need protection from domestic violence or harassment we can help you obtain injunctions.

As divorce solicitors, we also offer a fixed fee divorce service and professional advice in respect of financial arrangements either on separation and divorce or in contemplation of marriage or civil partnership.

As family solicitors based in Mansfield, with a wealth of knowledge and experience, you can be sure that at every stage we will be putting your interests first.

Family Law Contacts

To email our family department either click on any of the team below or click here:
General Family Enquiry
Or phone:
01623 658556 (option 2)

Family Solicitors

Mark Marriott
Danielle Taylor
Ludwika Podemska
Charnelle Turner
Louise Clarke

Do you need a Family Law Solicitor in Mansfield?

Family Law Solicitors in Mansfield

Family Law Solicitors in Mansfield

For a good few years, we have been working with clients in Mansfield to help them with their family law issues.

With a history of providing expert advice regarding family matters, including divorce, here at Phillips Solicitors we utilise our considerable expertise to make sure that you receive the very best service possible throughout your time with us.

Whatever your legal requirements are, we have the family law solicitors to aid you with your situation.

Our family law solicitors belong to our family law team that provide the people of Mansfield with assistance regarding family matters, whether it be problems with Social Services, child contact or divorce & separation.

Our family lawyers are extremely trained as well as experienced, meaning that they are incredibly qualified when it involves handling your situation.

What is a Family Solicitor?

Family Solicitors are responsible for handling legal issues that may arise between family members that cannot be resolved otherwise. They represent clients in court for debatable cases concerning divorce or child access, but also oversee family estates and offer advice on areas such as guardianship or adoption.

What is Family Law?

Family law, often referred to as matrimonial law, is an area of law regarding legal concerns and domestic affairs regarding family members. Most family law issues involve marital, domestic and civil partnerships, in addition to the ending of these relationships, family law also involves such things as:

  • Child custody, assistance and visitation rights
  • Divorce and annulment
  • Maintenance
  • Residential property and monetary settlements
  • Supplementary relief

Other types of family law consist of:

  • Adoption
  • Child care & protection
  • Domestic violence
  • Juvenile law
  • Paternity
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Surrogacy

Whilst some family solicitors elect to specialise, most can handle the broad spectrum of cases that fall within this remit.

What does a Family Solicitor do?

They advise a range of clients, consisting of vulnerable people such as the young and the elderly, on their alternatives and rights, the tasks of a family lawyer can vary significantly from case to case.

However, the essential obligations of a Family Solicitor generally consist of:

  • Attempting to solve complex claims and reach settlement beyond court through alternative resolution, i.e. through mediation.
  • If no settlement can be reached, continuing the case in court, representing clients and performing all tasks associated with Conflict Resolution or Dispute Resolution.
  • Drafting, negotiating and evaluating court files such as witness declarations or pleadings.
  • Liaising with a variety of other specialists consisting of doctors, psychologists, social services employees or the Police.
  • Researching historic cases that bear similarity to the ongoing files.
  • Examining and assessing any evidence that might prove advantageous to the client in question.
  • Successfully and empathetically handling mentally unpredictable situations.

Can I get free legal advice?

For general enquiries or to book a free initial half hour with one of our teams please either email us or call Judy Strouther at our Mansfield Office on  01623 658556  or Denise Davey at our Shirebrook Office on 01623 740685.