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Child Law Advice

Child Law Advice is operated by Coram Children's Legal Centre. We provide specialist advice and information on child, family and education law.

We can provide:

  • impartial Legal Advice on Child, Family and Education law
  • free information pages on Child, Family and Education law
  • telephone advice on the legal position in your situation
  • telephone advice on the steps you can take
  • detailed How to Guides on Child, Family and Education law


We provide legal information and advice on family and children law matters in England. The information ranges from private law matters which includes contact, domestic abuse and adoption to public law matters including local authority involvement with children and child protection.


We provide legal information and advice on education law in England. The information ranges from the law on bullying, transport and home education to school admissions, exclusions and the duties of schools and local authorities to children with Special Educational Needs.

Attending court

This is aimed primarily at individuals who have made their applications in private family law cases. It provides information on the court process, including what to expect in different types of hearings and explains the rules of evidence and the role of CAFCASS. It also provides practical advice on representing yourself in court and has templates of a Child Arrangements Order, Exhibit Sheet and Witness Statement.


0300 330 5480
0300 330 5485

If you are calling about family or child law the number is 0300 330 5480.

If you are calling about education law, the number is  0300 330 5485.

Child Law Advice
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Children’s Legal Centre


Further information

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Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
Last updated: 18/11/2020
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