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Family solicitors you can trust in Wigan

  • The UK’s largest law firm dedicated to family matters
  • Offering a tailored, empathetic approach to support your circumstances
  • Proud to be rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot

At Stowe family law we are committed to supporting you with empathy and understanding, taking the strain through difficult times while making family law easier to grasp through a tailored service specific to your circumstances.

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01942 945958

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

Unity House
Westwood Park
Wigan
WN3 4HE

Postal address

Stowe Family Law LLP
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Yorkshire House
Greek Street
Leeds
LS1 5SH

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We offer an award winning service

Our team of Wigan family lawyers

Helen Miller
Hardworking and tactically minded, I combine knowledge and experience with empathy to ensu...
Managing Partner, North West
Matthew Taylor
I am noted in the Legal 500 for being ‘excellent’ and thinking ‘through cases very c...
Team Leader Partner, Liverpool, Manchester & Chester
 
Bethan Cooper
Bethan has experience with a diverse range of family law matters including divorce and sep...
Associate, Manchester
Tamara Adams
Determined and compassionate, Tamara is known for her straightforward and constructive app...
Associate, Manchester & Altrincham
Olivia Doherty
Olivia specializes in divorce, finances, and private children matters.
Solicitor, Manchester
Yasmin Trow
Yasmin has experience with a diverse range of family law matters including divorce and sep...
Solicitor, Manchester
Nayab Fahim
Nayab is a Legal Assistant based in Stowe’s Manchester office.
Legal Assistant, Manchester
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Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Wigan

Our Wigan divorce and family lawyers have extensive expertise in giving the assistance and legal guidance you need to make tough decisions and move ahead in life. We recognise that each situation is unique and aim to provide you with a kind and sensitive service that prioritises the best interests of you and your family.

Family Law Services

We are the only countrywide legal company dedicated only to family law, with the largest team of divorce lawyers in the UK. We also have a children’s department, an adoption team, an international family law department, surrogacy law specialists, and an in-house accounting team to help with complex financial issues.

We assist with a range of family issues, including child arrangements, domestic violence, postnuptial agreements, and a multitude of matters relating to parental responsibility and separation agreements.

Our clientele in the Greater Manchester area ranges from high-net-worth families with large assets, income, and investments to professional families and stay-at-home parents. We work efficiently to find a constructive resolution that is completely confidential.

Side by side – Family solicitors Wigan

At Stowe Family Law, our family law team provide a unique approach to family matters and will listen, advise and guide you through the legal process with a compassionate service. Over 80% of our cases settle out of court, and we can obtain the best solution for your family through mediation, arbitration, and collaborative family law thanks to our personalised support from skilled Wigan divorce solicitors and family lawyers.

We are here to help in a personable manner regarding any family law issues, including disputes relating to children, property settlements, recovering substantial assets and divorce proceedings.

Whether you’re struggling through a difficult divorce and you need our support, or there’s a contentious child custody case, Stowe Family Law LLP is here for you.

Financial settlements – Divorce lawyers Wigan

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 evaluations, accounts, pension knowledge and property and pension adjustments.

If you’re concerned about financial settlements in your family law case, our experienced team of accountants and family law solicitors are here for you with legal experience in pension adjustments and pre nuptial agreements.

Our North West office group now spans from Greater Manchester, Merseyside, and Lancashire in the north, through Cheshire, and into North Staffordshire. We have a number of notable lawyers who feature in the UK Legal 500 directory and UK Chambers & Partners as regional experts in their field. Many of the team are also family law specialists accredited by national Family Law organisation Resolution. We are dedicated to achieving the right outcomes for our clients with a pragmatic, knowledgeable approach tailored to each case. Our services cover all aspects of family breakdown, including complex high net worth financial disputes, child arrangements (including internal and international relocation), grandparents’ rights, and private adoption. We are also skilled in addressing modern family issues, such as cohabitee disputes and pre/post-nuptial agreements.

Stowe Family Law Wigan

Our family department at Stowe family Law, Wigan, give a customised service for the breakup of your partnership. Our family law lawyers can make the legal procedure as simple and straightforward as possible, whether it is providing honest and good advice, dealing with court processes, or negotiating cohabitation agreements. Our great law practice includes a staff of highly competent and experienced family law professionals.

If you need financial settlements as part of your divorce process or have complex financial issues to deal with, call our family lawyers and take advantage of our family law services. We personalise the entire process and use a realistic approach to guarantee that we capture the best interests of the customers and obtain the best conclusion for everyone.

Contact our family law services for a professional service regarding any family disputes.

Book in your initial consultation today.

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Visiting Stowe Family Law divorce lawyers Wigan

Stowe Family Law’s Wigan office is located in Unity House, Westwood Park, Wigan, WN3 4HE.

The office is situated just south of Wigan town centre, accessible by road from Westwood Way (A49) with plenty of on-site parking available.

We also have offices in Central Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham and Wilmslow.

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 Wigan

More about us – divorce solicitors Wigan

  • Is Stowe Family Law in Wigan regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority?

    Yes, we are. Our offices in Wigan and across the UK are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). We are a national family law firm with offices across the UK, including Manchester and across the North West.

  • What kinds of family law matters will Stowe take on?

    Stowe Family Law will take on a diverse range of family law cases, including divorce cases, child custody cases, child arrangement and more. Whether you’re involved in a relatively simple family law case, or a contentious child custody case, our experienced family law firm is here for you.

    Each of our specialist family solicitors possess particular expertise in different areas of family law. For legal services in the UK, and international family law services, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Our Wigan family law team

    Here at Stowe Family Law, we have a complete team of family law solicitors and a supportive family team to deliver an unbeatable service to all our clients. We provide a complete range of legal services, including divorce law, children law and international family law.

    Whether you’re looking for a dedicated family law team of divorce solicitors or experts in civil partnerships, Stowe Family Law offers a professional service to help you get through one of the most difficult periods of your life. To talk to one of our professional, friendly family law solicitors in Wigan, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • What do family law solicitors in Wigan deal with?

    Family lawyers will act on a wide range of legal matters which impact your domestic life. Some of the most common kinds of family law that our Wigan law firm office deal with include:

    • Divorce
    • Civil Partnership’s Separations
    • Cohabitation Issues
    • Family Disputes
    • Divorce Involving Domestic Violence
    • House Forensic Accounting
    • Local Authorities’ Care Orders
    • Child Contact & Children Law
    • Family Financial Settlements

    For a dedicated family law firm to help you with your family legal issues, get in touch with our experienced team today. We can provide a complete legal service to support you in your journey through the family courts.

  • Do I need family law solicitors for family court in Wigan?

    While a professional family law team isn’t necessary to go to family court, it is better to have an experienced team of family law solicitors on your side. At Stowe Family Law, our family law team is composed of specialist family solicitors, divorce solicitors and other legal experts with particular expertise in various areas of family law.

    If you’re involved in a contentious family law case, including financial issues, post nuptial agreements or even domestic abuse, our family law solicitors offer a great service throughout the entire process. For a professional service, and complete advice from our Wigan team, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Can Stowe Family Law help with child contact cases?

    Yes, we can. Our experienced team have a strong track record when it comes to child contact cases and other examples of children law in the UK. Whether you’re suffering from child contact issues after a relationship breaks apart, or you need international family law to handle any complex aspect of children law, we are here for you.

    Our highly respected team offer complete legal advice, in addition to excellent service in the family law court. Whether you’re looking for a divorce lawyer with experience of child law, or international family law solicitors to help start your new life, we are here for you.

  • How supportive is Stowe Family Law?

    Stowe Family Law’s experienced team offers excellent service to all our clients. Throughout the entire process, we will keep you updated, and offer realistic advice to help you reduce the practical strain on your shoulders. From cohabitation issues to children law, our family lawyers offer a professional, friendly service which puts your wellbeing, and the wellbeing of your family, above everything else.

    If domestic violence played a role in your relationship, or you feel an unfair pre-nuptial agreement or post-nuptial agreements is having a harmful impact on your wellbeing, our support family law solicitors are here for you.

    If you’re looking for a truly supportive family law team in England and Wales, we are here for you. From the initial consultation to the final judgment, Stowe Family Law LLP is here for you.

  • Does Stowe Family Law LLP take on legal aid cases?

    Unfortunately, Stowe Family Law LLP is not in contract with the Legal Aid Agency. As such, we are not able to offer legal aid in the Greater Manchester area. If you’re struggling with financial issues, we can provide advice on finding the right legal aid solicitors to help you get through this tough time in your life.

    Please note, we are only able to offer advice on legal aid in England and Wales. The rules in Scotland and Northern Ireland are different, so always check if you’re eligible to apply for legal aid in your region.

  • Will Stowe Family Law LLP offer legal services for unmarried couples?

    Yes, we can. Our award-winning team of family law solicitors can offer accurate legal advice for both married couples and unmarried couples. At Stowe Family Law LLP, we can also offer advice for couples with children, heterosexual and homosexual clients. If you’re a family, we are proud to offer our full range of family law services and legal advice to help you get through this tough time in your life.

  • Will Stowe Family Law solicitors take on clients in civil partnerships?

    Yes, we will. Our experienced team offers a complete legal service for when a civil partnership relationship breaks down. We can deal with a complete range of family matters, including children law, cases involving domestic violence or pre-nuptial agreements. Whether you’re getting a divorce or a civil partnership dissolution, our team of family lawyers offer a total service, in a calming, personable manner.

  • Updates from our Wigan office

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When your relationship feels complicated and unsolvable, our team of expert divorce lawyers in Wigan are by your side.

Whether you are facing divorce, dissolving a civil partnership, dealing with financial matters, need a child arrangements order or a cohabitation agreement…

Our leading Wigan family solicitors will guide you through the process with care and empathy, so you can move forward in life from a position of renewed strength. ​

With family lawyers in Wigan and across Greater Manchester, we are the largest specialist family law firm in the UK, and first choice for a solicitor for divorce in the area.

Helen is Managing Partner of the Stowe Family Law Altrincham, Liverpool, Chester and Crewe offices. She practises all areas of family law but her main areas of expertise are resolving private disputes involving children, and advising on advanced financial provision following divorce or dissolution.

Date last reviewed: 21/06/2024

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