At Stowe Family Law in Sevenoaks, we understand that working out legal issues involving your children can be tough. Our expert team of children law solicitors will take you through the process of making child arrangements post-separation, and our team of child maintenance lawyers are here to help you achieve the most positive outcome
Our Child Law Services
Our child law experts at the Stowe Family Law Sevenoaks office will take you through the legal process with your children’s best interest being the most crucial factor when resolving any contact arrangements and child maintenance issues.
Child Maintenance Sevenoaks
What is child maintenance?
Child maintenance is a fixed payment made from one parent to another. The payment covers the living expenses of a child. The amount of child maintenance to be paid is calculated based on a range of different criteria and circumstances.
Ideally, separated parents will negotiate and agree on the child maintenance amount. However, this is not always possible. In cases where there is no longer an amicable relationship between the two parties, they will apply to the government-run CMS (Child Maintenance Service) who arrange and collect child maintenance payments.
Our Sevenoaks divorce lawyers have supported a number of families to resolve child maintenance issues directly, through the CMS, and even through the court system.
Custody (Child Arrangements Order) Sevenoaks
What is a child arrangements order?
A child arrangements order states who is responsible for the care of a child, including who the children live with, where they live, and the arrangements of how and when the child sees the other party. Child arrangements orders can often be used when the parents cannot agree on how to arrange care of their children.
The child arrangements order process can include several hearings at a family court. However, once in place it is legally binding and will usually remain until the child is 18.
Our Sevenoaks family law team can help to support you throughout the process and clarify arrangements as quickly and amicably as possible.
Contact Stowe Family Law Sevenoaks today
We’re Stowe Family Law, the only national law firm dedicated to family matters with the UK’s largest team of specialist family lawyers and an office in the heart of the town of Sevenoaks.
At Stowe, we work hard to make family law easier to understand and know that each case is unique - each one needing tailored support and handled with care.
In choosing Stowe family law Sevenoaks, clients are guided through the process with empathy and care and the reassurance that they have the right team of people by their side.
With offices across the UK, we practice all areas of family law and support people in the Sevenoaks area going through a family breakdown to move forward in life from a position of renewed strength.
So, if you need the best family law solicitors Sevenoaks has to offer, contact Stowe Family Law today, request a free call back or call us at 01732 498087 - our lines are open 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.. Our office can be found at Stowe Family Law LLP, 145 High St, Sevenoaks, TN13 1XJ.
Seb represents clients in all aspects of family law and is well versed in handling complex and high-net-worth cases often with an international element. He is described in the Legal 500 as practical, realistic and personable’, ‘pragmatic and sensitive’ and ‘excellent, intelligent and thoughtful’.