Supporting you through the most delicate of family matters

Entering into negotiations or settling disputes involving loved ones is never easy. Navigating the fine line between legal rights and relationships is challenging. And it requires sensitive handling by a team of experienced lawyers, who can provide the proper help and advice in these family law matters.

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Why choose Sweeney Miller Family Solicitors?

We know that it is not possible to take a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to families and relationships. From our first meeting, we take the time to get to know you and your situation, in turn providing a personalised approach ensuring that you reach the best resolution.

Whilst we always aim to resolve issues in an amicable, non-confrontational manner, if there is no alternative but to go to Court, a solicitor from our team will represent you robustly and protect your interests. In most family law cases each side is responsible for paying their own legal bills. With our pragmatic and proactive approach, we aim to unlock any hold-ups in a case, keep it moving and avoid mounting legal bills. We also understand the importance of transparency throughout and aim to ensure that there are no unexpected surprises.

With offices in Sunderland and Newcastle, our family lawyers work with clients across the North East. We may be able to offer a free, no-obligation first discussion relating to your divorce or financial settlement following divorce, please get in touch by calling us on 0191 568 2050 (Sunderland), 0345 900 5401 (Newcastle) or by emailing so that we can discuss your options with you.

What do our Family Law Solicitors specialise in?

The Family Law Solicitors at Sweeney Miller regularly deal with a range of issues including divorce, separation, Civil Partnership dissolutions, together with the wider complexities following a split such as dividing assets, the family home, pensions and of course any arrangements for the children. It is important that you have a family law expert on your side who not only understands your situation but can clearly explain the process as you go through it.

The most common matrimonial and family law areas that we help our clients with include:

We can guide you through the legal process to end your marriage or relationship. Offering mediation support and guidance, we’ll protect your interests.

Why hire a specialist family lawyer for your divorce?

Divorce cases encompass a range of legal aspects, including property division, child custody, and spousal support and family law is an intricate field with its own unique set of rules and regulations specific to these matters.


By choosing a specialised divorce solicitor who has extensive experience handling family law cases, you can rest assured that you have an expert by your side throughout the process.


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