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Family Law and Divorce

All family relationships go through difficulties but unfortunately, some do break down as a result.  Where there is a family dispute this can affect everybody and therefore it is at this time that you may require professional help.

Here at McHale & Co we specialise in providing you with sympathetic advice and assistance to help you through this difficult time whilst ensuring that you are also aware of the options available to you.   Our team of family solicitors are members of Resolution which means that they work to a specific code of practice, the basis of this being that your case will be dealt with as amicably and as quickly as possible in order to keep any conflict to a minimum.

Every case is different but we will advise you as to which way is the most efficient and cost effective in order to conclude matters as quickly as possible on your behalf. In order to do this we offer a flexible service to fit in with your busy schedule.  We are able to come and visit you at either your home or your office and offer flexible appointments to suit your needs.

We can assist you with a full range of family issues including the following:

  • Divorce & Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Financial Settlements
  • Separation Agreements for married and non married couples
  • Co-habitation agreements and disputes
  • Pre & Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Children Issues e.g. Residence, Contact, Parental responsibility
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Domestic violence injunctions
  • Mediation
  • Child Maintenance

Click here for details of our Fixed Fee Divorce and Fixed Fee Living Together Agreements.

If you would like to know more about this area simply call us on 0161 928 3848 or complete the form here. We have offices in Altrincham, Manchester, Heywood with easy access for clients in Cheshire, Bury, Rochdale, Middleton, and surrounding areas.

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