Family Law

    Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships.

    KOD Lyons provide high quality legal advice in relation to all aspects of Family law. We offer our clients a professional, thorough and discrete service providing solution driven family law advice.  We try to adopt a constructive and collaborative approach wherever possible, however, if litigation is necessary, we are experienced in litigation in District, Circuit and High Courts.

    We are members of the Legal Aid Board’s private practitioner panel for both Circuit Court and District Court family cases and are also active participants in respect of a new mediation/collaborative law initiative in the District Court.

      Specific areas of our family law practice include:
    • Separation and divorce;
    • Dealing with the financial consequences of marital breakdown;
    • Disputes on property, business interests and trusts in the context of relationship breakdown;
    • Childrens issues - guardianship, custody, access and maintenance;
    • Domestic Violence – protection, safety and barring orders;
    • Recognition of foreign divorces;
    • Pre-marriage legal advice;
    • Co-habitation and non-marital relationships;
    • Civil partnership.


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