Plymouth and South West firm Act Family Law offers you comprehensive options for resolving divorce, family law and relationship issues. We are committed to finding the most effective solutions for you, taking account of your individual circumstances, budget and needs.

What We Do . . .

Child Custody
The legal system stresses that it is preferable for the adults in a child's life to try to reach agreement between them, and will only make an order where the court considers that it is necessary to do so. The range of orders that a court can make is substantial, the most common being:

Latest News . . .

Family Dispute Resolution Week starts 24th November!
Resolution's biggest public-facing campaign of the year, Family Dispute Resolution Week, launches today. The campaign has a number of different...


Ian Downing:National directory recognition for 2015
Chambers Directory, an independent national law directory, has again recognised Ian Downing as a leading family law practitioner. The directory...



Act Family Law (SRA number 565485) is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

You can see the SRA Code of Conduct here: http://sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/

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