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Family Law

Why Choose Cahir & Co. Solicitors?

At Cahir & Co. we understand the turmoil and difficulties surrounding the breakdown of a marriage and disputes regarding children.  These issues are sensitive and personal to you and this is reflected in the approach we take.  Family law is unique and differs from other areas of law, therefore, it is vital that you seek advice from a family law specialist.

Our family law experts, William Cahir and Aisling Carr,  use their many years of experience in the area to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family.  We offer impartial support and pro-active advice throughout the process.

We will keep you informed of all developments as they arise and our advice is always realistic and straightforward.  We will use our strong yet fair negotiating skills to achieve a resolution without recourse to the Courts where possible and desirable.

We understand that cost is an important issue and we will provide you with an estimate of legal fees  at your initial consultation. We can also offer payment plans to suit your needs.

Do you need us to assist in :

Separation and Divorce

  • Mediation
  • Separation Agreements
  • Judicial Separation
  • Divorce
  • Costs
  • Five Reasons to Separate/Divorce
  • What to expect at my first consultation

Guardianship, Custody, Access and Maintenance

  • Guardianship:
  • What is Guardianship? 
  • Who can apply?
  • Custody
  • Access 
  • Grandparent Access
  • Maintenance
  • Costs and Legal Aid

Domestic Violence

  • Who can seek Protection?
  • Protection Order
  • Safety Order
  • Emergency Barring Order
  • Interim Barring Order
  • Barring Order
  • Coercive Control
  • Costs and Legal Aid

Cohabitation/Unmarried Couples Rights:

  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Unregistered Cohabitants Rights

Civil Partners

  • What is civil partnership and how is it different from same sex marriage?
  • What are my rights?

Child Abduction:

  • What is child abduction?
  • FAQ


  • Could I have my marriage annulled?

Recognition of Foreign Marriages and Divorces:

  • I am in a same sex relationship, we were married abroad. Is our marriage recognized here?
  • Recognition of Foreign Divorces

Surrogacy and Fertility Law:

  • What is the law in Ireland in relation to surrogacy?
  • Domestic or International Surrogacy?
  • How can we help you?
  • Assisted Human Reproduction
  • Declarations of Parentage and Guardianship Applications

To arrange a consultation with William Cahir please call us on 065 6828383 or email info@cahirsolicitors.com

The information provided on our site is designed as guide only and should not replace legal advice specific to your particular situation.