Family Law

Adoption & Special Guardianship

Adoption Legal Services

Browell Smith & Co Solicitors’ dedicated family law team has extensive experience in private law adoption and special guardianship.

Whether you are considering adoption, embarking on the process, or wish to apply for a special guardianship order then it is important that you know your legal position.

Our family law team has experience in advising and representing couples, single parents, step-parents, same-sex couples, UK agency adoption, intercountry adoption.

We also have experience in representing family members who are applying to the court for a special guardianship order.

Contact our expert team today to arrange an initial consultation at any of our offices, in Newcastle, Cramlington, Ashington or alternatively by phone, to discuss your particular requirements.


What is a Special Guardianship Order? 

When a Special Guardianship Order is granted, it means that one or more people have been appointed to be a childs ‘special guardian’. This type of Order is used for those children who can’t live with natural parents.

Victoria Lant

Solicitor & Head of Family Law

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