Family Law & Childcare

I need advice on separation and divorce...

Pearson Solicitors are one of the leading teams of specialist Family Law & Childcare solicitors in Oldham, Saddleworth, Tameside and Greater Manchester. 

We are caring and professional, focused on understanding our clients' needs and committed to offering the very best affordable legal guidance and support.

You can be assured that our Family Law team will use its wealth of experience and expertise whilst at all times providing exceptional client care. As a Lexcel accredited firm and specialist quality mark holder with the Legal Aid Authority, we take pride in the outstanding quality of service we offer, in achieving high levels of client satisfaction.

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Family Law Solicitors

The Family team is led by a highly regarded Partner and the team are all experts in different aspects of Family Law. Across the firm each client relationship is managed by a Partner specialising in that particular field.

Family Law services provided 

We place great emphasis on promoting a non-confrontational approach. Our Family Law solicitors are all members of Resolution whose aim is to help separating couples achieve a constructive settlement of their differences whilst avoiding protracted arguments, and promoting co-operation wherever possible.

Latest News

Mothers Denied Child Residence Orders

When a couple split up, it is very common for one of them to wish to move away, often to the area where they grew up or have family. This can create significant issues as far as the children are concerned and disputes in such cases are common. In a recent...

Court Unwilling to Force Family Home Sale

Taking legal advice when borrowing for any purpose is important, as a recent case in which a wife faced the possibility of the sale of her home when her husband was made bankrupt shows. When he faced financial difficulties in 2005, the husband raised a...

Failure to Take Advice Proves Costly in Family Arrangement

No matter how much you may trust relatives or close friends, you should never sign important documents without independent legal advice. In one case that proves the point, a man put his name to a deed that was put before him by his brother but which...

High Court Encourages Social Workers to Make Use of Facebook

In the Internet era, it is wholly acceptable to use Facebook or other social media to make contact with those who have to be notified of family proceedings. The High Court made that point after being forced to abandon an adoption hearing due to a failure...

Giving Up Your Career to Get Married? Think Twice!

A person who voluntarily prioritises their marriage over their working life may not be entitled to compensation for the earnings foregone if their relationship ends in divorce. The Court of Appeal made that point in ruling on the case of a former headteacher...