Family Law

On the following pages you will find brief guides to some of the most common areas of family law which our clients are concerned. If you need clarification on any of these areas or would like to talk with us regarding your own situation just call us on 01-846 4188 or send us a message on the Contact page and we will get back to you to arrange an appointment.


Legal options following marital breakdown

An introduction to the legal options following marital breakdown is presented.

Maintenance orders and agreements

Explanation of procedures involved in an application for a maintenance order.

Separation Agreements

Married couples and civil partners that agree to live separately may enter into a separation agreement. Find out what this means and why this is legally binding.

Getting a divorce in Ireland

A divorce decree allows both parties to a marriage to remarry. However, special conditions must be met before a court can grant a divorce.

Separation and divorce: Children

Information on the implications for guardianship, custody and access to children following separation and divorce.

Judicial separation

Applications for a judicial separation in Ireland are made to the court. Find out what a judicial separation means, how we apply for it and how it works.

Family and Shared Homes

What is considered to be a family or shared home? Find out the orders that can be made by the courts in relation to the family or shared home.


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