The Stephens Scown family team is independently ranked as the best solicitors for children and family law in the region.


Whether you are married or not, if you have concerns about the arrangements for your children our family lawyers can offer you the advice you need.

This could relate to how often either you or your spouse see the children, or with whom your children should be residing. We make every effort to resolve matters by agreement. However, where this is not possible we are able to guide you through the court process to try and achieve the best result possible.

Extended families

We have experience in acting not only for parents but also for other family members including grandparents and children.

We represent clients both in resolving issues within their family (private children matters) or where a local authority is involved with a family and legal proceedings are necessary (public children matters).

Our solicitors can also advise you in relation to some other considerations that might be of concern, such as where your child should go to school, which country they should live in, whose surname they should have, or whether they should undergo a medical procedure.

We are extremely experienced in advising parties in relation to children proceedings. Our family lawyers in Exeter, St Austell and Truro are on the Law Society’s Children Panel and are accredited Resolution Specialists.

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