Child law solicitors

At Wellers, we understand the unique challenges and complexities surrounding children’s legal matters. We are a dedicated team of experienced solicitors passionate about safeguarding children’s rights and well-being.

We offer comprehensive legal advice and representation in various areas of children’s law, including:

  • Child protection: We support families and children involved in child protection proceedings, ensuring their voices are heard and their rights are upheld.
  • Child contact and custody
  • Financial issues relating to child maintenance payments.
  • Parental responsibility
  • Specific issues and prohibited steps – in certain circumstances it may be necessary for orders to be made dealing with certain aspects of a child’s upbringing; schooling, medical treatment, or issues relating to the child’s religious upbringing.
  • Adoption
  • Private law proceedings: We assist with issues like relocation with children, grandparent contact, and disputes between parents.
  • Abduction – We can assist in cases where children have been wrongfully retained in other countries and/or abducted from the care of the parent with whom they live. It is vital that if you are concerned that your child may be abducted take legal advice as quickly as possible to put in place the appropriate safeguards.


Why Choose Wellers?

  • Experienced and empathetic team: Our solicitors have extensive knowledge and understanding of children’s law, coupled with a compassionate approach to sensitive situations.
  • Client-centred focus: We prioritize open communication and collaboration, ensuring you are fully informed and involved in all stages of the legal process.
  • Dedicated support: We understand the emotional and practical challenges you may face, and we provide ongoing support throughout your case.
  • Clear and reliable advice: We offer clear and concise legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances, empowering you to make informed decisions.

We understand that navigating legal issues involving children can be overwhelming. If you require legal guidance or representation, please contact us today for a confidential consultation.


City of London 020 7481 6393
Bromley 020 8464 4242
Sevenoaks 01732 457575
Surrey 01372 750100

Alternatively, email your enquiry to .  We offer a fixed fee, no obligation one hour interview so that we may provide you with initial advice and suggest the options for your next course of action.  

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