Family Law Solicitors North East

Family Law Solicitors North East

When facing family legal matters in the North East, having trusted and experienced solicitors by your side is crucial. At Merritts Solicitors, we specialise in providing comprehensive legal support and guidance tailored to your individual needs.


Comprehensive Legal Services

Our team of dedicated family law solicitors in the North East boasts extensive experience in handling a broad spectrum of family law matters, including:

We understand the intricacies and sensitivities involved in family proceedings and are committed to guiding you through them smoothly. Combining legal expertise with an in-depth understanding of the local legal landscape, we ensure you receive top legal advice and support specifically tailored to your requirements.


Tailored Legal Solutions

At Merritts Solicitors, we firmly believe in delivering personalised legal solutions that cater to the unique needs of each client. By taking the time to comprehend your specific circumstances, goals, and concerns, we develop strategic approaches aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes for you and your family.

Whether you need assistance with negotiating settlements, representation in court proceedings, or legal advice and support, you can rely on our team to advocate for your best interests with professionalism and empathy.


Frequently Asked Questions


  • What areas of family law do you cover?
    We cover a wide range of family law matters including divorce, child custody, adoption, domestic violence, and more. Our solicitors have extensive experience in handling various family issues with care and professionalism.
  • How long does a typical family law case take?
    The duration of a family law case can vary depending on its complexity and individual circumstances. We strive to resolve cases efficiently while ensuring thorough attention to detail.
  • Do I need to go to court for my family law matter?
    Not necessarily. We always explore alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and negotiation to reach amicable solutions. However, if court intervention is required, we will represent you diligently.
  • Can I get legal aid for family law matters?
    Eligibility for legal aid depends on various factors including your financial situation and the nature of your case. We can assess your eligibility and guide you through the process.
  • What are my rights regarding child custody and visitation?
    As experienced family law solicitors, we can explain your rights and responsibilities regarding child custody and visitation. We prioritise the best interests of the child while advocating for your parental rights.
  • How can I protect my assets during a divorce?
    We provide strategic advice on asset protection strategies to safeguard your interests during divorce proceedings. Our goal is to achieve a fair and equitable division of assets.
  • What support do you offer for victims of domestic violence?
    Our compassionate solicitors offer support and legal representation for victims of domestic violence, including obtaining protective orders and pursuing legal action against perpetrators.
  • Can I modify existing child custody arrangements?
    Yes, under certain circumstances, existing child custody arrangements can be modified. We can assess your situation and assist you in seeking modifications that serve the best interests of the child.
  • Do you offer prenuptial agreements services?
    Yes, we provide expert advice and drafting services for prenuptial agreements to help couples clarify financial matters and protect their assets before marriage.
  • How much will your services cost?
    Our fee structure is transparent, and we offer competitive rates for our services. We will discuss the potential costs during your initial consultation and provide you with a clear understanding of our pricing.

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