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You can call us from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Please note that all in-office appointments are by pre-arrangement only.

Office address

Unit 5
Albert Edward House
The Pavillions
Ashton-on-Ribble
Preston
PR2 2YB

Postal address

Stowe Family Law LLP
5th Floor
Minerva House
29 E Parade
Leeds
LS1 5PS

Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Preston

The team in Preston is led by Partner, Kaleel Anwar a highly experienced and well-regarded family lawyer who is “thoroughly professional” and “excellent” (Legal500). A specialist in complex children law matters and financial claims he also advises internationally on Islamic Family Law. Kaleel is joined by the best team of family law solicitors in Preston.

Our Preston law firm is highly experienced in the complexities faced by families and individuals dealing with a family law issue. Our Preston solicitors frequently work on cases to resolve complex financial matters with multiple assets and protect the welfare of any children involved.

Our clients range from high-net-worth families with substantial assets, income and investments through to professional families and stay at home parents in the Preston area.

Financial settlements – family solicitors Preston

Our in-house accounting team will provide a clear picture of the assets in your marriage to create the optimum financial settlement. They have a breadth of specialist experience in tax, property, valuations, accounts and pension knowledge.

Our team of Preston family lawyers

Kaleel Anwar
Recognised as ‘excellent’ and ‘thoroughly professional’ by the Legal 500, I have e...
Partner, Manchester, Preston & Stockport
Jennifer Hudec
I am well-regarded for my eye for detail and pragmatic approach to my cases. I practice al...
Associate Legal Executive, Manchester, Preston & Stockport
Wendy McManus
Wendy is Regional Team Leader for Stowe’s North West Team.
Regional Team Leader, North West
 

If you are looking to get divorced or separated

Our solicitors understand what you are going through including the challenges and emotions involved. They also understand how to overcome those hurdles and guide you through the entire process with the best possible legal counsel, and by connecting you to our extensive network of support professionals and resources – helping you to move on and rebuild.

We will start by listening to your unique circumstances before explaining the options available to you and the pros and cons of each. You may for instance be looking to apply for divorce, in which case you will be known as ‘the Applicant’ once the application has been received by the divorce centre. If your spouse applies first, you will be known as ‘the Respondent’. Specific and distinct actions are required at different times by the Petitioner and the Respondent. Your divorce lawyer will explain what these are and what routes are available to you and the advantages of each. Next, we will take a look at some prime examples that apply to many clients and how we can help.

What our clients say

Visiting Stowe Family Law divorce solicitors Preston

Stowe Family Law’s Preston office is located in Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Ashton-on-Ribble.

We also have offices in ManchesterAltrincham and Wilmslow for those clients who live outside of Preston.

Our phone lines are open from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday

and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

  • Understanding what you're going through

  • Making family law easier to grasp

  • Helping to take the strain

  • Tailoring our services for you and your circumstances

More about us – divorce solicitors Preston

  • Understanding your finances and tax efficiency

    You may be unsure about the size of the matrimonial pot because you suspect your spouse is hiding assets. Or you may just want to avoid a 28% capital gains tax on the family home, or a property or business portfolio or other assets.

    Whatever your situation, as part of our divorce service you will have access to our in-house accounting team, who’s extensive experience of tax, property, valuations, business assets, shares, trusts and funds, accounts and pensions, will ensure you have a clear picture of the finances and assets from the outset. This is also key to achieving a fair settlement.

  • Appointing the best solicitor for your situation

    While our family solicitors are knowledgeable and experienced in all family law matters.  Some of them have been involved in cases with unique elements or case law that could be more relevant to your situation. For example some of our family law solicitors have a very strong focus on child law including special guardianship orders, international child abduction and Hague Convention. Some of our solicitors have dealt in matters with cryptocurrency elements and offshore trusts. Others are specialists in assisting professional sports people or families with farming and agricultural businesses.

    Because this law firm specialises in divorce and separation, and with so many family solicitors across the country, your solicitor has an unrivalled support network to tap into if needed.

  • How long will your divorce take?

    In England & Wales, for straightforward divorce cases, the process can take between 6 – 8 months. On average, the whole process takes approximately one year. Longer than 12 months is common for cases where there are drawn out disagreements on child and financial matters. It is impossible to predict exactly how long a divorce will take, though a good a divorce lawyer will help give you an educated estimate.

  • Useful resources

    Our guide on how to get divorced

    A more detailed look at how long divorce takes in the UK

    The Divorce Directory – a resource full of support professionals to help you through relationship breakdown and rebuilding

    Frequently asked questions

    The most useful resources are our solicitors so please get in touch should you need advice on any urgent or serious family matter.

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