Family Law & Childcare

I need advice on separation and divorce...

You may be ending your relationship or on the receiving end of a divorce petition. Perhaps you need advice on financial settlements, arrangements for children or cohabitation agreements - whatever your circumstances having the best family lawyer working for you and your family is essential.

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

Our approach is caring, but at the same time 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 team are all experts in different aspects of Family Law. 

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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

Switzerland, Not London, the Right Venue for Big Money Divorce

The perceived generosity of English judges in big money divorce cases has made the UK the venue of choice for some – but anathema for others. However, as one case showed, judicial priorities have more to do with fairness than finance. The case...

Get an Agreement - Especially Where Family Members Are Involved!

It is normal for money, often considerable sums, to pass between family members. However, when this is done without legal advice, it is only too common for disputes to arise as to whether or not the sums concerned were meant as gifts. Disputes between family...

Wife Seeking Divorce Fails to Prove English Domicile

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Unmarried Partners and Widowed Parent's Allowance - Supreme Court Rules

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Financial Claim Based on Support After Divorce Fails

The usual course of events on divorce is that there is a financial settlement which divides up the family assets as they are at that point in time. This takes into account the expected future income and need for income of the couple who have split up, based...