If your relationship or marriage has run into difficulty it is important that during such an emotionally vulnerable time that you do not lose or give up your legal rights. Those rights could include financial arrangements, property and access or custody of children.
Nelson-Singleton Solicitors provide a comprehensive family law service and can advise you about all financial matters when you suffer a breakdown in your relationship. If you are not married your rights and entitlements will be very different to that of married people, so we are here to help. We will advise you about division of your house, belongings, savings, pensions and all other money matters. Contact us at either our Dromore or Markethill office today to discuss how our family law experts can help you in this difficult time.
The court will generally not interfere with your decision if you can sort out arrangements for your children yourself. If you cannot come to an agreement, you may wish to attend Family Mediation at the Family Mediation Service, Dublin Road, Belfast. Telephone (028) 9032 2914. If you need to go to court, Nelson-Singleton Solicitors are here to support you and to advise you about residence and contact orders.
Nelson-Singleton Solicitors will also be able to advise you on whether maintenance for children is required and whether or not you need to go to the Magistrate’s Court or High Court. You may be able to sign a separation agreement meaning you don't have to go to court. If you are not married your rights are very different and we will be able to advise you of these at your first consultation.