The Stephens Scown family team is independently ranked as the best solicitors for children and family law in the region.
When a couple separates it is often the resolution of financial matters for the benefit of their children that a couple will find most difficult. We can help you find the most appropriate method to achieve the best outcome for you and your children in a practical and cost effective manner.
Our family law solicitors advise unmarried couples on the financial provision that can be obtained on separation for the benefit of the children of the family. We advise clients regarding the powers of the court to order:
We can also give guidance regarding the level of maintenance that the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (formerly the Child Support Agency) may award.