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

Pre-Nuptial Agreement Receives Court Backing

The validity of pre-nuptial agreements depends on legal advice being taken on both sides, equal bargaining positions and overall fairness. In one case, the High Court found that a wife in a big money divorce case was bound by such an agreement and awarded...

Changing Circumstances Lead to Divorce Settlement Dispute

When a wealthy construction business owner and his wife divorced in 2011, a 'clean break' agreement was made to include the sale of the two properties they owned – the family home in the UK and one in Spain. In the event that neither had been sold, the...

Supreme Court Supports Mother Who Changed Mind Over Return to Australia

Divorces where there is an international dimension often present specific issues, and a recent case involving a couple who had been living in Australia before they separated is no exception, leading ultimately to a hearing in the Supreme Court . The...

Everyone Has a Right to Know Who Their Parents Are - DNA Test Case

In a ground-breaking decision that prioritised the rights of the living over those of the dead, the Court of Appeal has opened the way for genetic testing of DNA extracted from a sample taken from a cancer victim before his death in order to clarify the...

Direct Contact With Both Parents Best Promotes Child Welfare

Family judges know that children normally do best when they have direct contact with both parents. The Court of Appeal underlined that point in a case concerning five ultra-Orthodox Jewish children whose transgender father had been ostracised by the close...