Coram Children’s Legal Centre’s Child Law Advice Service provides free legal advice and information on child and family issues.

The Child Law Advice Service provides advice on topics such as:

We also run a dedicated telephone line for calls on child and family law. Please visit the Child Law Advice website for full details of the service.

Legal Practice

Our Legal Practice Unit (LPU) has a legal aid contract to provide legal casework advice, assistance and legal representation to clients in relation to children law matters, such as:

Our LPU has limited capacity but from time to time we may be able to take on new family law cases. If you have a family law case and would like to check if we are able to help, please send us some brief details by email to If you do not qualify for legal aid, we can consider whether we can assist you on a privately paying basis and advise you of what fees we would charge.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days, that unfortunately means we are not able to assist you and we would suggest that you contact other lawyers by using these websites: and