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WIFE “TRAPPED IN LOVELESS MARRIAGE” GIVEN RIGHT TO APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

In January 2016 a judge refused to allow the wife of a multimillionaire farmer to divorce her husband. The judge said that he could not accept that her husband’s “constant” beratement of her due to an affair was unreasonable behaviour and instead stated that it was to be “expected in marriage”. The wife asked the […]

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Jacquie, Jackie and Jackie Solicitors!

Barber & Co, Family Law Solicitors based in Ramsbottom are delighted to announce two new employees – both Jackies! Jackie Pemberton from Ramsbottom has joined as Paralegal and Jackie Riley, also a Ramsbottom local, as Reception Administration. Speaking of the appointments, Jacquie (yes, you guessed it) Birkett, Solicitor at Barber & Co, said, “I might […]

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How will I pay the legal fees for a divorce?

How will I pay the legal fees for a divorce? There are many things to think about when going through a divorce, and one of the most stressful aspects of the process is wondering how do you pay for it. The vast majority of divorce cases no longer qualify for legal aid. This may mean […]

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10 reasons to write your Will today

Writing a Will is rarely on most people’s daily list of priorities. According to research conducted by unbiased.co.uk, the UK’s No.1 adviser search, over half of UK adults have not written a Will, and this figure rises further to 76% for those in their thirties. In Manchester, 67% of all adults have not made a […]

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I’m getting a divorce, how can I maintain contact with my children?

When it comes to separation and divorce in England, sorting out contact with your children is one of the most important and emotional parts of the process. Sometimes it can be hard to agree what is best; to help you through this challenging time, we have put together a quick guide on how ‘contact’ with […]

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