Family Law & Childcare

When you need a family solicitor we can be there to guide you through what is often a distressing time. Pearson Solicitors team of experienced solicitors can help you and you family.

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.

I need advice on Care Proceedings...

If you or a member of your family are involved in care proceeding issued by the local authority we have senior experienced solicitors here to help you with advice and able to represent your interests in court proceedings. Legal Aid is available to parents and joined parties in care proceedings.

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. We realise that clients need someone who can get them through what can be an extremely difficult process and want a solicitor who has the knowledge and expertise to ensure that all issues are resolved as quickly, constructively and cost effectively as possible. 

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.

Call us on 0161 785 3500 for a no obligation chat with one of the team or alternatively fill in the enquiry form and we will be in touch.

Latest News

International Dimension Makes Child Travel Risky

The welfare of children is always top of the list of priorities of the Family Court when making arrangements following the break-up of a family. This can be especially difficult where the parents are from different countries, as shown by a recent case in...

High Court Decision Underlines the Finality of Divorce Arbitration Awards

Divorcing couples can sometimes achieve savings of both time and money by opting for arbitration, rather than court proceedings, as a means of resolving any financial disputes. However, as a guideline High Court case underlined , arbitration has its...

Sharing Principle - Court of Appeal Gives Guidance

The application of the 'sharing principle' to big money divorces is more than a matter of simple mathematics, and what family judges aim to achieve is a broadly fair outcome for both sides. That was certainly so in one case in which the Court of Appeal...

Commercial Surrogacies Abroad Are Not Illegal - Court of Appeal Ruling

Although commercial surrogacy businesses have long been banned in the UK, the Court of Appeal recently ruled that a clinical negligence victim would not be breaking the law were she to enter into such an arrangement in California, where a more liberal...

Procedural Unfairness Stops Council Care Action

When the mother of a teenage daughter who had been taken into care in 2016 with her agreement had another child, the local council's social services department became involved. The woman's daughter had been removed from home as a result of her mother's...