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Fathers often feel they are neglected and overlooked in the family law system. As a team, our Solicitors are committed to ensuring children can maintain relationships with both parents. If as a father, you feel your ability to form a relationship with your child is being obstructed, we can advise and represent you.
Rakhi Singal heads our family law team. As a Director of the firm, Rakhi has sought to create a legal practice where the focus is firmly on the client and providing a high quality of care which considers the needs of the children as well as the adults. We are a paperless office, meaning we will not overwhelm you with forms and reading material. Instead, we focus on you, the child, and the needs of everyone involved. We aim to reach a solution quickly, in a calm manner.
We are members of Resolution and follow their Code of Practice which focuses on resolving family disputes in a non-confrontational and peaceful way. This is especially important when making applications for a PSO or an SIO, as family relationships may already be strained. Our Solicitors will advise you in a way that preserves or seeks to repair family relations rather than inflame conflict.
There are three main issues facing fathers in family law:
- Acquiring parental responsibility.
- Child maintenance payments.
- The mother is refusing to allow contact.