The Family Law Fundamentals
Family law is known as matrimonial law worldwide. The law looks after marital, civil, and domestic relationships and the cancellation of the same! Also the settlement of assets, bank balance, and investments of the parting partners namely husband and wife!
The family lawyers play greater roles. Their capability in resolving issues is given below:
- Divorce and settlements
- Child custody, support, and visiting rights of parents
- Domestic abuse, fights & Quarrels
- Property and financial settlements
- Surrogacy laws
- Solicitors help in Juvenile law
Divorce and settlements:
A divorce is a matter of separation by a couple who are married. The fights, quarrels, and stressful situations make a couple separate. Top family law solicitors come to the rescue by working out an amicable solution.
Child custody, support and visiting rights of parents:
1. Child protection by adoption:
Due to parental conflicts and separation, the solicitors work on giving the right of taking care of the child by one single parent. In the case of further dispute, if both parents do not agree, the family law solicitors arrange for the child’s custody by stepparents, legal guardians like grandparents, local authority adoption. According to special laws of the UK, US, there is provision for adoption. The special visiting rights will enable the parents to visit the child as permitted by law.
2. Child abduction:
Solicitors will work according to the law enforcement agencies such as police, Courts, Child Abduction Unit in accordance with the ministry of justice, Interpol, and other specialist organizations globally to prevent abduction.
Domestic abuse, Fights & Quarrels:
If a spouse is suffering from domestic abuse, threatening behavior or physical assault, or sexual abuse, the solicitors take immediate steps according to the law to protect the spouse abused and the child. The law restraints the couple from physical fights and counsels them to stay happy!
Property and financial settlements:
The solicitors in accordance with the law to divide the property or arrange for monetary distribution by the sale of the property. This includes movable and immovable property.
In the case of a spouse unable to conceive a child, the surrogacy laws allow them to arrange for a third-party woman to help in conceiving the child for a certain sum agreed upon. The person is bound by law, to hand over the child to the parents and will have no legal rights on the child thereafter. This provision is for childless couples.
Solicitors help in Juvenile law:
This law helps in securing a child who is a minor and has committed a crime like accidental murder, theft, or any other crime. They are handed to a remand home as a punishment for the period the court of law decides. After their punishment is over, they are handed over to their legal parents.
Family law solicitors represent their clients in court for contentious cases regarding divorce, domestic violence, and also advice on legal matters on family property, adoption, and guardianship.