Time to move on?

Our team of respected family lawyers is committed to finding solutions as fairly, quickly and amicably as possible, so you can begin the rest of your life.

Taylor&Emmet LLP’s experienced matrimonial team can provide you with expert advice and a sympathetic ear on a range of issues. For expert legal advice call our family law team on 0114 218 4000 or tell us what happened.

Our priority is to resolve disputes as fairly and amicably as possible without lengthy legal battles, but if it is necessary to go to court, your case will be dealt with skilfully, sensitively and efficiently. We are also able to handle urgent cases and matters involving international law.

All of our family lawyers are specialists in their chosen field and as members of Resolution, they are committed to helping couples achieve a fair settlement by negotiation and meetings (collaboration) where possible.


Child maintenance is the money paid by the non resident parent to the parent with care to help pay for their children's everyday living costs. Child support can be a private arrangement...


The collaborative family law process is a relatively new way of dealing with family disputes. Each person appoints their own lawyer but instead of conducting...


There were 141,750 divorces in 2005. Most divorces were granted to wives, and in more than half these cases, the husband's behaviour was the reason cited...


Domestic violence can happen to anyone and in all kinds of relationships. People suffer domestic violence regardless of their social group, class, age, race, disability, sexuality and lifestyle.


An impartial mediator meets both parties in dispute separately at first and then together. Families are able to work out arrangements for children and division of property by focussing on practical solutions.


Despite the fact unmarried couples are able to buy property together, have children together, and make wills in each other’s favour. It may come as a surprise to know that they have little or no...

What do I do now?

Our experienced specialists lawyers understand the worry and distress conflicts involving children can cause and approach all matters sensitively and sympathetically, for the benefit of all concerned.

We advise and represent children, parents, other family members and foster carers at all stages of the process. This starts from the earliest involvement of social workers and includes meetings, case conferences and any subsequent care or related proceedings, as well as the adoption process.

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If you are interested in understanding how Taylor&Emmet can help you with your family law issues then please contact:

Michaela Heathcote

Michaela Heathcote

Partner - Family Law

Tel: 0114 218 4000

Email: michaela.heathcote@tayloremmet.co.uk

Office: Sheffield

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