Children

When a relationship breaks down disputes concerning children are by their very nature distressing and we never lose sight that the children’s wellbeing and emotional welfare is the primary consideration in every child case.

Mullender’s specialist Family Law team has extensive experience in advising and representing parents and relatives with sensitivity and discretion in all aspects of children’s cases. We will guide you through the options open to you and help and support you in making decisions. We endeavour to promote a constructive and conciliatory approach to disputes between parents.

  • Child Arrangements Orders - Orders introduced on April 22nd 2014 that replace Residence and Contact Orders and set out who a child should live with, spend time with, or have other forms of contact with.
  • Prohibited Steps – for example preventing one parent doing something such as taking a child out of the country without consent of the other.
  • Specific Issue Orders – Concerning aspects of a child’s upbringing where in dispute such as education, medical issues, religion.
  • Financial Provision for Children – for a child’s education or housing needs.
  • International Child Disputes
  • Unmarried Fathers and their Rights
  • Change of Child’s name
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Adoption and Special Guardianship

Social Services Investigations and Care Proceedings

If Social Services have concerns regarding the parenting of a child our specialist team of solicitors can assist with advice, support and representation

jane wright
Jane Wright LLB (Hons)
Consultant Solicitor, Senior Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer
Jane specialises in Family Law and is an accredited specialist of Resolution and an accredited member of The Law Society Family Panel.
Angela Piliero
Angela Piliero LLB (Hons)
Consultant solicitor and Collaborative lawyer

Angela practices Family Law and also undertakes Private Law Children matters. She is also a Collaborative Lawyer and a member of Resolution.