Child arrangements and adoption
Legal issues involving a child can be upsetting and it is natural to want any issues resolved in the best interests of the child as quickly as possible. This is why it is important to get specialist guidance and support from an experienced team of family and children law solicitors.
How our team of family and children law solicitors can help
At Nelsons, we have one of the largest teams of children law solicitors in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham, with a reputation as leaders in our field. Our experience ensures that we will give you expert advice about your circumstances.
Our solicitors can provide sensitive but professional support with a variety of children law matters, including:
- Care proceedings
- Child abduction
- Child arrangements
- Parental responsibility
- Child relocation and holidays
- Grandparent contact
- Surrogacy and fertility
- Same sex families
Our team can provide support and representation to all members of the family regarding children law issues, whether you’re a parent, grandparent, guardian or another family member or friend, we can help. We understand the importance of a child’s well-being and safety, and will fight to ensure the best outcome for you and your child.
Our team includes:
- Resolution Accredited Specialists
- Law Society Family Panel & Advanced Family Panel members
- Law Society Children Panel Members
Additionally, in September, our team was shortlisted for the ‘Family Law Firm of the Year: Midlands and Wales’ award at the Family Law Awards 2021. The awards ceremony will be taking place on Wednesday 24th November 2021 at the Bloomsbury Big Top, London.
To discuss how our solicitors in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham can help you, please contact us via our online form or call 0800 024 1976 for a guaranteed response.
“Accomplished practice noted for both matrimonial and childcare matters. Appropriately equipped to assist with public and private children law, including adoptions, child abductions and non-accidental injury cases. Active in high-value financial remedy matters, including those involving trusts, commercial assets and cross-border aspects.”Chambers & Partners
"Nelsons Solicitors Limited has an experienced family and children law practice, and is noted for its strength in cases with an international element. The family team...regularly advises high-net-worth individuals on financial relief cases. Melanie Bridgen, who heads up the children team, is experienced in complex children proceedings; this includes matters concerning international relocation, parental alienation and non-accidental injuries."Legal 500
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"I have had Nelsons...supporting me for two years, and I can't thank Melanie Bridgen, Kate Warner and Katy Swinbourne enough for helping me get custody of my children, it has been a long heartbreaking tough court case. Melanie Bridgen is a top-class woman and I highly respect her for what she has done for me and my children...Melanie has reassured me though out the whole proceedings, so...if you ever need a solicitor for children I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Thank you very much, Melanie, and...Nelsons..., you helped me get through a different process and get my children into my care and have full custody."Client Feedback