Our Family Services

Divorce & Dissolution of Civil Partnerships

The decision to end a marriage or civil partnership is usually one of the most difficult life-choices anybody is likely to face.

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Finances and Property on Separation

The spiralling cost of residential care fees are a concern for the majority of people.

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Children

Issues regarding the children are often the most worrying and at Watson Ramsbottom we pride ourselves on finding the best possible solution to your situation in the quickest time possible.

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Hague Convention and Child Abduction

Our Family department, headed by Rachel Horman-Brown, has a wealth of experience in dealing with matters of this nature. You can place your trust in us to handle your situation with care.

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Probate & Estate Administration

Prenuptial agreements are a sure way to keep your assets and property attained prior to the relationship protected. In essence, taking care of your own destiny if the worst was to happen.

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Cohabitation Agreements

If you are unmarried and either cohabiting, or looking to move in together with your partner, there are many reasons why it may be worth creating a cohabitation agreement.

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Legal Aid

We are proud to have had a high quality Legal Aid franchise for many years.

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Accusations of Parental Alienation

If you are accused of Parental Alienation, it is vital to have trustworthy lawyers on your side who understand the seriousness of the matter.

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Domestic Abuse

Our one of a kind team contains specialist advisors providing expert advice that many clients have expressed has “saved their lives”.

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Domestic Violence & Children

Children are often the forgotten victims of domestic violence and it is estimated that at least 750,000 children a year witness domestic violence.

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Forced Marriage Protection Orders

Director Rachel Horman heads up one of the only departments of its kind in the North of England.

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Coercive Control

There is no team in England or Wales better placed to assist victims of Coercive Control.

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Stalking, Cyberstalking & Harassment

Stalking, cyber stalking and harassment can take place at school, within the work place and within Family relationships.

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Revenge Porn

Image based sexual abuse – commonly referred to as Revenge Porn – is a criminal offence and can be punishable by two years imprisonment, an unlimited fine or indeed both.

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Criminal Injuries Compensation for Domestic Violence Victims

It may be possible to apply for criminal injuries compensation if you or someone you know has been hurt in a violent crime in the past two years.

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Social Services Involvement

If you have social services involved with the children we can help steer you through this worrying time.

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Wills

Creating your Wills & Estate Planning is something that each and every one of us should do throughout our lives, before it’s too late.

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Our Family Services

DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION OF CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS

FINANCES AND PROPERTY ON SEPARATION

CHILDREN

HAGUE CONVENTION AND CHILD ABDUCTION

PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

COHABITATION AGREEMENTS

LEGAL AID

ACCUSTAIONS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION

DOMESTIC ABUSE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & CHILDREN

FORCED MARRIAGE PROTECTION ORDERS

COERCIVE CONTROL

STALKING, CYBERSTALKING & HARASSMENT

REVENGE PORN

CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

SOCIAL SERVICES INVOLVEMENT

WILLS

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