What we offer
The impact of family disputes on children can often be forgotten or overlooked. Issues determining the care, contact and residence of children require sensitivity. We understand that these disputes can be emotionally draining and stressful. We offer a sympathetic approach and aim to provide effective results.
The benefits of MBS Solicitors
At MBS Solicitors, we provide advice on every aspect of child law including;
Parental Rights and Responsibilities
International Child Abduction
Child Maintenance and Support
Social Work Referrals
Child Protection Orders
We are regularly instructed by children, parents, local authorities and the Scottish Legal Aid Board to appear across Scotland at Children’s Panels, Sheriff Courts and the Court of Session (Outer House & Inner House). MBS Solicitors is also part of a select number of firms who are registered on the Children’s Panel Duty Scheme for Edinburgh, Dalkeith and Selkirk.
We are also the leading advisors to one of Scotland’s largest children’s charities where we provide ad-hoc advice and representation. Our team have also published articles in the Law Society of Scotland’s Journal on current child law issues.
We have developed significant experience in understanding the issues faced by children and parents and the disruption this can cause to the lives of everyone involved. We use our specialist knowledge and experience in providing practical advice to you.
We are also one of the few firms who have experience in Scottish and inter-country adoption applications in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. We can discuss your eligibility and guide you through the process from start to finish.
We maintain an impressive track record in this complex area of law.