We are friendly, approachable and here to help. We are your family law firm in Newcastle upon Tyne.

For many people it is a daunting task to pick up the telephone and to speak to a solicitor or lawyer about the end of a relationship but rest assured we can help. Colette Stroud Family Law was born out of a desire to deliver family law and legal advice in a different way.

We are different because we adopt a holistic approach in the service we provide. As well as giving you clear advice about family law and procedure we will give you practical advice and support to help you cope with the emotional impact of the end of your relationship on you and your family.

The internet provides a huge amount of information about every aspect of divorce, separation, and relationship breakdown. What the internet cannot provide is legal advice and support that is personal to you.

If your relationship has come to an end or you are feeling unsure about whether you want to continue with it, Colette Stroud Family Law is here to discuss your options with you and to help you decide what happens next. We are your family law firm with offices in Whitley Bay and Ponteland and helping clients in North Tyneside Northumberland and throughout the North East.

Let’s start this journey together

When you visit our offices (and no doubt meet Daisy our Border Terrier), our aim is to help you relax and understand that you have choices, what they are and that with our support you feel confident enough to resolve matters with your partner with a view to rebuilding your life. Here are some clients we’ve helped…

News & advice

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All journeys come to an end

Going through a divorce can be a long and painful journey for some of my clients, particularly those who believe that when they got married, they got married for life.

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Come to see us at our Whitley Bay office

I am pleased to announce that I can now see clients in Whitley Bay as we have an office at Space@ which is situated at The Old Bank. 224-228 Park View,

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17 years on it is still a team effort

24th February 1962 was a memorable day, at least for me and my mum and dad as it was the day that I was born. 24th February 2002 was similarly

What happens if we decide to separate and don’t have grounds for divorce?

Clients sometimes tell me that they and their husband/wife have decided to separate, that they don’t have grounds for divorce and want to know what they should do next. Clients

Helping you to put your Children’s best interests first during divorce and separation

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How amicable can divorce/separation be?

Family lawyers are prevented by their professional conduct rules from acting for/advising both parties when a marriage or relationship comes to an end. If you and your ex are fortunate

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