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Family Law

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Welcome to the Family Law department at Jacksons Law, your trusted family law solicitors serving Newcastle, Teesside, and North East.

Our expertise lies in relationship planning and the protection of wealth through agreements such as Cohabitation Agreements and Pre-Nuptial Agreements.

We understand that financial disagreements can be a significant factor in the breakdown of a marriage, and our Resolution Accredited solicitors are committed to a constructive approach that considers the needs of the whole family.

We can assist you with divorce proceedings, the division of financial assets, and arrangements for children, including Child Arrangement Orders. Our firm is also experienced in assisting farmers and farm workers through relationship breakdowns and disputes over the family farm.

Contact us for an initial consultation for £100 + VAT for 30 minutes, (which is heavily reduced from our hourly rates) by telephone and let us provide you with expert guidance on your family law matters.

With offices in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Teesside, we are well-placed to serve clients in the North East region, including Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Hartlepool, Darlington, Sunderland, Gateshead, and Northumberland. Trust our experienced solicitors for all your family law needs.

Divorce & Separation

Divorce and separation can be emotionally challenging and legally complex. At Jacksons Law, our experienced family law solicitors in Newcastle, Teesside, and the North East are here to help you navigate the process with compassion and expertise. We understand that every divorce or separation case is unique, and we strive to provide tailored solutions that protect your rights and interests. From assisting with the legal paperwork and negotiations to representing you in court if necessary, our dedicated team is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for you

Our divorce and separation services cover a wide range of issues, including asset division, spousal and child support, child custody and visitation, and financial settlements. We can provide expert advice on the legal grounds for divorce, help you understand your rights and obligations, and guide you through the entire process from start to finish.

Child Arrangement Orders

Child arrangement orders, formerly known as custody and access orders, determine where a child will live and who they will have contact with after their parents’ separation or divorce. At Jacksons Law, we understand that the best interests of the child are paramount in such cases, and we work diligently to protect the rights and welfare of children involved in family law matters.

Our experienced family law solicitors can provide expert advice and representation in child arrangement order cases. We can assist with negotiating and drafting child custody and visitation plans that are in the best interests of the child, taking into account factors such as the child’s age, emotional and physical needs, and the relationship with each parent. We can also provide representation in court to resolve child arrangement disputes and ensure that your rights as a parent are protected.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious issue that can have a significant impact on individuals and families. At Jacksons Law, we are committed to providing support and legal assistance to victims of domestic violence. Our experienced family law solicitors can help you understand your legal options and provide guidance on how to protect yourself and your loved ones from abusive situations.

We can assist with obtaining protective orders, such as non-molestation orders and occupation orders, which can help prevent the abuser from contacting or harassing you and can provide you with the right to remain in your home. Our team can also help you understand your rights and options in relation to the division of assets and financial support if you are leaving an abusive relationship. We handle domestic violence cases with sensitivity and confidentiality, and we prioritise your safety and well-being throughout the legal process.

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements, also known as prenups, are legal agreements made between individuals before they get married, which outline how their assets and finances will be divided in the event of a divorce or separation. At Jacksons Law, our family law solicitors can provide expert advice and assistance in drafting and reviewing pre-nuptial agreements to protect your financial interests.

We understand that pre-nuptial agreements can be sensitive and require careful consideration of various legal and financial factors. Our experienced solicitors can help you understand the legal implications of prenups, ensure that the agreement is legally valid and enforceable, and draft a comprehensive and fair agreement that reflects your intentions and protects your assets.

Cohabiting Agreements

Cohabiting agreements, also known as cohabitation agreements or living together agreements, are legal contracts made between individuals who are in a cohabiting relationship but are not married or in a civil partnership.

A cohabitation agreement can cover various aspects of your relationship, including property ownership, financial contributions, child custody and support, and more. Our skilled family law solicitors can help you navigate the complexities of cohabitation law and ensure that your cohabitation agreement is legally sound and enforceable.

If you are in a cohabiting relationship and wish to establish legal protection for your rights and interests, contact us today to schedule a consultation with our family law solicitors. You can trust Jackson’s Law to provide you with expert guidance and representation in all matters related to cohabitation agreements.

Contact or telephone  0191 2322574 (Newcastle) 01642 356500 (Stockton) to arrange an initial consultation for £100 + VAT for 30 minutes, (which is heavily reduced from our hourly rates) by telephone and let us provide you with expert guidance on your family law matters

With offices in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Teesside, we are well placed to help clients in any area of the North East including Middlesbrough, Redcar, North Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Darlington, County Durham, Sunderland, Gateshead, Northumberland.

We can call upon the specialist advice of our colleagues at Jacksons Law Firm offering expertise in Commercial Property, Corporate Law, Residential Property, Employment, Litigation, and Private Client”.

Emma, thank you again everything you have done for me your service and attention to detail has been exemplary.


The matrimonial department at Jacksons law firm represented me during a very stressful and emotional time in my life. They demonstrated compassion and empathy and reassured me every step of the way. They were professional, thorough and responsive to my needs. Any questions or queries were answered promptly and legal terminology was explained to me in lay mans terms. I cannot speak more highly of this department and would certainly recommend this firm to friends and family.


Professional, friendly and we felt in no way rushed at any time. Emma was delight to talk to. 10/10


I was previously with another law firm before coming to Jacksons and experienced a big difference in speed, professionalism and help.


The Family Dept at Jacksons Law have proven themselves to have an ongoing willingness to consider alternative forms of dispute resolution, which I believe is testament to their commitment to achieve great results for their clients. Jacksons Family Dept have built a solid reputation for sound legal advice clients can trust.

Nicola Crowther, Crowther Mediation

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