Family Law Solicitors

Do You Need a Family Law Solicitor?

Family Law Solicitors Derry

Family Law problems such as a relationship break-up can often be difficult and very stressful. We are expert Family Law Solicitors in Derry and we can help you with any issues regarding Family Law or Children’s Law.

Legal Aid Available

We can help with any Family Law issue that you have, such as, contact with your children, issues arising from a relationship breakup, children’s residence and Social Services issues. We can also deal with all contact with your ex-partner on your behalf. It can often be difficult to have any dealings with your ex-partner and we can handle all communications.

If you have a Family Law issue it is vital that you speak to an Expert Solicitor as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected. We are specialist Family Law Solicitors and can provide you with the advice and support to get the best outcome for you and your children.

Free Consultation – Family Law Solicitors Derry

We provide a Free Consultation with an Expert Family Law Solicitor and we can apply for Legal Aid funding on your behalf. Colin O’Kane Partner is our expert Family Law Solicitor at McGee O’Kane Solicitors Derry and specialises in Children’s Law and Family Law matters. Our priority is to provide an exceptional service, to make our client’s feel relaxed in the hands of expert Family Law Solicitors and to get the best possible result.

How Can We Help You?

We are focused on providing Sensitive & Professional Advice in any Family Law matter. We understand the sensitivity of the issues involved within Family Law, which is why we ensure that we provide a professional and totally confidential service. We also provide a 24 Hour Service to ensure that our client’s can receive urgent assistance outside of the normal office hours.

Social Services Issues

Have Social Services told you that they may remove your child? If your Social Services warn you that your children may be removed from your care you need expert Legal Advice straight away. We will ensure your rights as a parent are protected and we provide an exceptional service.

If your child is being taken into care, or care proceedings look likely call now on 02871229343 or use our Free Online Enquiry to get in contact.

Family Law Services:-

  • Child Contact Issues
  • Child Residence
  • Social Services Involvement
  • Protection from Harassment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Divorce & Matrimonial Issues
  • Children & Divorce
  • Parental Responsibility

We can help with any Family Law issue such as:

Residence Orders

An order that determines who the children will live with when parents separate. It is possible to have a shared Residence Order and the order will specify the periods that the children will spend with each parent.

Contact Orders

An Order that specifies how often the non-resident parent will see the children. It will clearly outline when and for how long contact will take place with the children.

Parental Responsibility Order

A legal phrase used to define who has the rights and obligations in making decisions that affect the child’s life. A court will generally grant a Parental Responsibility Order to a parent unless there is sufficient reason not to.

Specific Issue Orders

Where you require the court’s assistance in making a key decision about your child’s life. This often includes things such as which school your children will attend, what religion they will be brought up or which surname they will be known by.

Prohibited Steps Order

Can be granted to prevent a parent from taking a particular step in relation to the children, for example from taking the children out of the country without the consent of the other parent or the court.

Make an enquiry

To make a no obligation enquiry, please call us now on 028 71 229 343, email us on or Make An Online Enquiry.


Why Choose Us?

  • FREE Consultation Available
  • Approachable & Friendly Solicitors
  • Legal Aid Available

What Our Clients Say:-

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Couldn’t recommend McGee O’Kane Solicitors enough, they are very friendly & informative. You’ll get 100% honesty and your case will be dealt with efficiently no matter day or night they are easily contacted and couldn’t do enough to help. Excellent service wouldn’t go anywhere else.

August 17, 2018

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