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• The child that you wish to adopt must be under 18 (at the point when the application is made)
• The child must never have been married or in a civil partnership.
Getting divorced has both an emotional and financial toll. Without a good lawyer behind you, you may end up getting the short end of the stick, and relitigation is never something you want to go through. That’s why Sterling Law is here to help.More information
Custody in a divorce is arguably the most important decision that has to be made, both by you and the court for what is in the “best interests of the child”.
Sterling Law can help you, whether mother or father, to get rights to see and spend as much time as possible with your children.More information
Sterling Law’s expertise in marriage and family law applies equally to same sex-marriage, so if you are reading the page above, every legal part of the process is equally open to you, and our team will be happy to help!More information
Domestic abuse is one of the worst things that can happen in a relationship, and it is extremely important to get out of this relationship as fast as possible.More information
Our immigration team achieved great success in representing a client in her appeal against the Home Office’s decision to refuse issuance of the Residence Card as an extended family member of an EEA national.
Our client, a Ukrainian national entered the UK as a Family Permit holder and was residing in the UK as an extended family member of an EEA national (her father-in-law was Portuguese). Our client lived with her husband and son, whose residence in the UK was also dependent on the same EEA national.
Two successful applications for leave to remain under the parental route. Our clients both parents of children in the UK had no status in the UK when they approached Sterling Law.
Sterling Law has successfully challenged a decision by Student Finance England to refuse a student loan to a settled non-EU national because it was not believed that he met the lawful residence requirements.
In the recent case of Topadar v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 1525 the Court of Appeal examined two questions:
At what point is an immigration application decided by the Home Office?
Is it procedurally unfair for the Home Office to refuse an application due to the applicant’s sponsor (i.e. their employer) failing to provide additional information (without the applicant ever being made aware of the request)?
The Court of Appeal decided:
Sterling Law successfully appealed refusal on Suitability grounds.
The client came to the UK on a visit visa, overstayed and became pregnant. The baby tragically died. She afterwards entered a relationship with a settled person and applied for leave on that basis. The application was refused and we successfully appealed to the First-Tier Tribunal.