We understand that Family Law disputes can be a stressful experience. We endeavour to deal with every case with compassion, integrity and professionalism.

The breakdown of a marriage can cause emotions to run high, it is a turbulent and difficult time for the parties involved. It can be traumatic during such an emotional time to navigate your way through the legal process of separation/divorce. Seeking professional advice at an early stage is always beneficial, especially when there are children involved.

Our legal team will be on hand to answer any questions you have and we will provide you with practical advice/solutions, peace of mind and a prompt conclusion. Our aim is to negotiate an amicable resolution while avoiding unnecessary adversarial litigation.

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Synnott Lawline Solicitors are a leading Nationwide Irish law firm specialisng in exceptional legal services in Family Law and Personal Injury Claims. The success of Synnott Lawline is built on the principles of its founder David Synnott. For over 35 years David has been a highly respected leader and innovator in the legal sphere. As a client of Synnott Lawline you will receive a professional, courteous, efficient and communicative service in all your dealings with us.


Our core values are built around the client, ensuring the highest level of commitment to each and every individual during their family law case. We offer unparalleled dedication to a results driven process that encourages us as legal professionals to achieve the highest standards possible. As legal representatives for your case our legal team endeavors to look after your case with the attention and expertise it needs.


Synnott Lawline is a highly specialised law firm. We are not afraid to take on challenges that would daunt many others. The firm’s ethos is to ensure that our clients get expert legal advice. We are committed to achieving access to justice for all our clients. Our initial priority is to clearly understand the needs of our clients as every individual’s case has a unique set of circumstances. Our legal team strives to achieve the best outcome for every client.


  • Child Abductions & Relocation

  • Guardianship

  • Custody

  • Succession Rights

  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements

  • Same Sex Couples



In order for a couple to divorce, it must be satisfied that both spouses have been living apart for at 2 of last 3 years before the application is made.

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Separation Agreements

If you and your spouse have agreed the broad terms of your separation we can put those terms into a legally binding contract.

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Nullity of Marriage

There are two types of marriages that may be annulled by the Court – Void Marriages and Voidable Marriages.

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Cohabitation Agreements

If you have been living with a partner for five years – then you are what the law terms as a ‘Qualifying Cohabitant.’

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Civil Partnerships

Civil Partners must wait at least two years before making an application for Dissolution and it’s a option to enter into a Separation Agreement pending Dissolution.

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Issues Relating to Children

We are experienced in advising clients on all family law legal issues affecting children in the context of relationship breakdown, divorce, separation, other.

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Barring & Protection Orders

Domestic violence under Irish Law encompasses the use of physical or emotional force or threat of physical force in an intimate relationship.

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Judicial Separation

A Judicial Separation is where the Court makes an Order formally declaring that you and your spouse are no longer legally obliged to live together.

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Access to Children

Access is the right of a child and a parent and/or guardian who do not live together to spend time together, the right to take the child or children out for specified periods of time.

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A consultation with a solicitor by phone or in our office must be prepaid. Contact us by phone, email or fill out the contact form and we will contact you to confirm your time, date and arrange payment method.


  • Payment is required in advance of the consultation. Contact us by phone, email or contact form to make booking. Terms and Conditions Apply.


  • Payment is required in advance of the consultation. Contact us by phone, email or contact form to make booking. Terms and Conditions Apply.
  • 014537890


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