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Supporting you through the most delicate of family matters

Families can be complicated. Entering into negotiations or settling disputes with loved ones (both past and present) is never easy. For this reason, family law cases require a very delicate touch as the fine line between legal rights and relationships is navigated.

From pre-marital agreements to divorce settlements; financial provision to child arrangements following divorce, the team here at Sweeney Miller Law are on hand to provide empathetic and affordable advice to help you find an amicable and satisfactory solution.

Are you in need of a family lawyer?

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Why do you need a family solicitor?

It is well documented that divorces are much more common than they were in generations gone by. In each case there can be a number of factors that need to be discussed between parties to ensure that the division of assets and responsibilities is fair and just. Where there are children involved, establishing a clear and functional routine that is in the best interest of the child or children involved is unquestionably top of the priority list for estranged couples.

The most common matrimonial and family law services we provide include:

  • Prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Divorce and relationship breakdown
  • Child arrangements following divorce
  • Financial and property disputes
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Civil partnerships
  • Judicial separation agreements

Why choose Sweeney Miller Law as your matrimonial or family solicitors in the North East?

There are few areas of law that require a more delicate and diplomatic approach than family law. From the breakdown of a marriage to the crafting of a prenuptial agreement, it is important that you have a legal expert who not only understands your situation but can help you to communicate effectively to help you reach a resolution.

If you are looking for advice and guidance to help you tackle a family law issue, rest assured that we understand what you are going through. We handle hundreds of family law cases each year and can provide invaluable advice and guidance to get you through what can be a tricky and challenging process.

At the same time, we know that it is not possible to take a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to families and relationships. That’s why we take time to get to know you and the intricacies of your case. Only by learning about your relationships and providing a personalised approach can we ensure that you reach the best resolution.

We aim to resolve your matter in an amicable, non-confrontational manner. However, in some cases litigation is required. If an agreement cannot be reached through mediation, we will represent you in court throughout the process.

Need help to resolve a family or matrimonial matter?

Call us today: 0191 568 2050

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