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Child Arrangement Orders

Our team of experienced family law experts can help you compile and document a child arrangement order. Find out more here. 

Family Solicitors for Child Arrangement Orders 

 

Our family law solicitors are completely understanding and compassionate about the well-being of your children and will assist you in a similar manner to assist you with the possible arrangement for your children in the future. It can often be challenging to agree on the best way forward with your ex-partner and in these situations, we can offer the advice you need to deal with the issues raised. We provide professional advice at all stages which are tailored to your particular needs.

Child Arrangement Order - Applicant

If you want to apply to Court or seek advice about contact with a child, where a child lives, or any other application involving a child, we have fixed fees at various levels for you.

The below prices provide an indication of what is included in each of the different stages.

 

Stage 1 - Pre-Court Proceedings/Negotiations

£300 plus VAT - The price does not include any disbursements payable.

Stage 2 - Application to court and representations at the First Court Hearing

Stage 1 fee and additional £600 plus VAT - The price does not include any disbursements payable.

 

 

Only one review or directions hearing is included in this fixed fee for Level 2. If you need representation at any further hearings then a further additional payment of £400 plus VAT of £80 = £480 will be charged for each additional hearing

Stage 3 - Representations following the first hearing or up to the final hearing

 

£750 plus VAT - The price does not include any disbursements payable.

 

Only one review or directions hearing is included in this fixed fee. If you need representation at any further hearings then a further additional payment of £400 plus VAT of £80 = £480 will be charged for each additional hearing.

Stage 4 - Preparations up to a final hearing but not including representation at that hearing

£1000 plus VAT - The price does not include any disbursements payable.

Stage 5 - Representation at Court by a qualified barrister at the final hearing

Fee for the barrister will be payable separately upfront and subject to VAT. Fee to be discussed prior to instructing.

 

If there are any unforeseen circumstances that occur during your case we will be able to discuss with you the action required and the cost involved. In all instances, we will provide you with a variety of options on how to resolve your issue and will not take any action without your clear instructions.

Family Law Solicitors

 

We understand how difficult divorce and separation can be. Dealing with financial settlements, disputes or shared assets can make the process feel even more stressful. But it doesn't have to be when you have the right team of people by your side. 

At Masaud Solicitors, we have a team of experienced divorce and family law solicitors. We keep in close contact with our clients throughout the process and ensure that you completely understand your options. Our extensive experience in divorce will provide the confidence you need to make well-informed decisions, even if they are difficult or stressful.

What's included

  • An initial interview

  • Sending out detailed client care letter setting out instructions, advice and what we will do for you.

  • Sending correspondence to the other party or their representatives.

  • If necessary, we will refer your case to the Mediation Service. The Mediation Service charges a separate fee for the Form required to issue Court Proceedings.

  • A letter confirming the outcome of the mediation or correspondence with the opposing party, as well as advice on how to proceed or end the matter.

What's not included

  • Any additional charges or disbursements, such as but not limited to interpreter fees and translation documents.

  • Any unforeseen circumstances that require additional work, such as lengthy negotiations or letters, or complicated concerns. If this happens, we'll let you know.

What's included

  • Preparation of the court application and submission to the court after your approval.

  • Issuing the proceedings at Court and serving the other party with the relevant documents.

  • Providing you with advice and representation at the Court hearing on the first appointment, including negotiating with the other party or their solicitor, discussing matters with CAFCASS, and representing you before the Court. 

  • Sending you correspondence following the Court hearing confirming the outcome of the hearing.

What's not included

  • Any additional charges or disbursements, such as but not limited to interpreter fees and translation documents.

  • Representation at any adjourned review, directions or other hearing.

  • Any implementation of the Order.

  • Any unforeseen circumstances that require additional work, such as lengthy negotiations or letters, or complicated concerns. If this happens, we'll let you know.

What's included

  • Preparation of documents following the directions from the first hearing, which
    may include preparing a statement or reviewing a CAFCASS or other expert reports

  • Obtaining additional evidence from other sources which may benefit your matter

  • Corresponding with you regularly to inform you regarding the progress of your case.

  • Representing you at one further review or directions hearing (not to include a final or contested hearing)

What's not included

  • Any additional charges or disbursements, such as but not limited to interpreter fees and translation documents.

  • Any unforeseen circumstances that require additional work, such as lengthy negotiations or letters, or complicated concerns. If this happens, we'll let you know.

What's included

  • Corresponding and advising you regarding the progress of your case.

  • Obtaining quotes for barristers and instructing your preferred barrister to represent you at a final hearing. ​​

  • Providing instructions to barrister and providing additional documents as necessary.

  • Preparing documents for the final hearing including case summary, chronology, statement of issues and the bundle to the Court.

What's not included

  • Any additional charges or disbursements, such as but not limited to interpreter fees and translation documents.

  • Any unforeseen circumstances that require additional work, such as lengthy negotiations or letters, or complicated concerns. If this happens, we'll let you know.

  • Barrister fee for representation at the hearing.

What's included

  • Representation at Court for each day of the court. 

  • Providing you with a detailed explanation of the outcome of the hearing to you.

  • Reviewing the Order to ensure it is correct.

What's not included

  • Any additional charges or disbursements, such as but not limited to interpreter fees and translation documents.

  • Any unforeseen circumstances that require additional work, such as lengthy negotiations or letters, or complicated concerns. If this happens, we'll let you know.

  • Any further hearings following the final hearing. Further information can be provided for this if required.

  • Implementation or enforcement of the Order.

  • Barrister fee for representation at the hearing.

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Family disputes are never easy, but it’s easier when you have a team of experienced family law solicitors on your side. At Masaud Solicitors, we have a team of experienced family solicitors and lawyers with a wealth of knowledge in UK law. 

We will instill you with the confidence you need to make well-informed decisions and come to a family agreement you're happy with. 

Get in touch today for a free initial case review to find out how we can support your case. 

 
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