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Child and Family Law Specialists

Our Services

  Below is a list of our most popular services.  If there is an aspect of child and family law that is not listed please get in touch - we can still help

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Child and Family Law Specialists

A contact arrangement between a parent and child often breaks down. It is at this point that you require legal advice to ensure that this contact is reinstated as quickly as possible.

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Representation at Childrens Hearings

Harrison Legal provides advice and assistance to parents and children before, during and after children's hearings.

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Appeals Against Decisions

Children's Hearings sometimes make the wrong decision. Our solicitors have a massive amount of experience lodging and conducting appeals on behalf of parents and children.

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Grounds of Referral

The grounds which the children's reporter drafts is one of the most important documents in the hearing system. It will stay with the child throughout their childhood.

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Child Protection Applications

CPOs are applied for by social workers when they are seriously worried about children. If you find yourself in this situation contact a solicitor immediately.

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Social Work Involvement

Families sometimes struggle and need help from social workers. Some families never receive the correct support or find themselves having to defend their parenting. We can help.

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We can provide advice, guidance and representation if you are either proceeding with an adoption or contesting an adoption.

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Legal Aid Availability

If you cannot afford to pay for a solicitor, legal aid is available for most cases. This applies to parents and children at all stages of the children hearing system.

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Adults with Incapacity

Sometimes adults cannot make decisions for themselves and lose legal capacity. The law in this area is complex, we are here to help.

About Harrison Legal Ltd

Harrison Legal

Harrison Legal Limited was established on the 29th July 2019 by Caroline Harrison.

After working for over twelve years in Glasgow and then Kilmarnock as a Solicitor, Caroline felt that it was time to establish her own practice specialising in family and child law. She has a passion for representing her clients at Children’s Hearings and all associated proceedings to the best of her ability. She is not shy to challenge the intervention of the state in family life and to ensure that all of her clients receive fair and independent treatment at these hearings whilst dealing with some of the most difficult times in their families lives.

Caroline has vast experience in raising and defending court proceedings in Sheriff Courts and in the Court of Session and whatever the matter is that you require advice on she will endeavour to obtain the best result possible.

Caroline understands how important her clients cases are to them and deals with cases efficiently and without delay. She has ensured that her firm is not just a normal business hours firm and provides a 24 hour emergency telephone line to ensure that if you are facing an emergency situation and require legal advice then she is on hand to provide you with the necessary guidance and support. She appreciates that life does not come to a halt at 5pm!

Contact Us


1A Bank Place

DX: DX KK8 Kilmarnock

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Phone: 01563 508114

Office hours 9AM-5PM.
We understand that life does not stop at 5PM and are available for emergencies 24/7. Please make general enquiries during office hours.


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