Which areas are covered under family law?

Family Law

Family law is often used as an umbrella term. But what exactly is family law and what does it cover? If you have something going on in your life you may be asking yourself, do I need a family lawyer, will they be able to help me?

Here we cover what family law is and if a family lawyer could help you.   

What is covered under family law?

Family lawyers are specialists in multiple legal areas that can affect you and your family. However, family law primarily covers:

  • Divorce and ending civil partnerships
  • Separation
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Cohabitation disputes
  • Financial settlements
  • Child  arrangements
  • Domestic abuse
  • Adoption

However, family matters can be broad and complicated, and the issues you are facing may not be on this list. That doesn’t mean that a family lawyer cannot t help you and the situation you find yourself in. Please don’t hesitate to contact one of our experts to get some help and advice in complete confidence.  

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Or to make a 20 minute free initial consultation, call and speak to one of our specialist family lawyers on 0800 614 722.