Archived News from 2007

Family/Divorce

December

Promotion in the family

10/12/07

Forbes Solicitors would like to congratulate Gemma Hastewell on her promotion to the position of Legal Clerk within the Family Department at Preston. Gemma, of Leyland, has worked within the Family Department for the last year and will be attending Court Hearings, drafting various correspondence…

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August

Just in case it ends in tears

01/08/07

It may not be romantic, but when more than 40% of marriages end in divorce (in England and Wales 141,750 couples were divorced in 2005) and when one in five of all men and women seeking to end their marriage have already been through one divorce, it is perhaps not surprising that more and more people…

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February

"…happily ever after?"

12/02/07

Divorce happens to at least one in three of all married couples. In 1961 there were 27,000 divorces. Twenty years later that figure had grown by over 600%. Sadly therefore, no matter how convinced we all are when we enter a marriage that ours will be the one to last, statistics show this is probably not…

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January

Forbes adds to Family team

12/01/07

The specialist Family Solicitors team at North West law firm Forbes Solicitors has recently been joined by Solicitor Sarah Hinde . Forbes, which has offices in Accrington, Blackburn, Preston, Chorley, Manchester and Leeds, recently won praise for…

Your Children - Your Responsibility

11/01/07

If your relationship with your partner breaks down your first consideration will be your children, but do you know where you will stand legally? Which of you will have responsibility for those children? Parental Responsibility gives equal status to both parents. The Children Act 1989 defines Parental…

Child Support Agency in Meltdown?

10/01/07

This and phrases of a similar nature have become synonymous with the Child Support Agency. Much has been reported of the difficulties often encountered by parents involved with the Child Support Agency from the parent with care unable to secure regular maintenance payments and enforce arrears, to the…

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15 Apr 2018

Family/Divorce

NEWS AND ARTICLES

Divorce and Finances

Everybody's experience when divorcing is different. It is impossible to compare a friend or relative's divorce…

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Solicitor Alex Reid is 'always up to speed with issues on her cases and can recall a significant amount of detail easily?.

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Gill Carr 'combines technical expertise with a powerful punch in court'

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Shirley Wignall adopts a 'shrewd and common-sense approach- she is a force of nature with a reputation for being able to handle the most demanding clients in the most difficult situations'

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Head of team Rubina Vohra is ?excellent and has a team that works hard to support clients extremely well?.

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Forbes Solicitors provides a 'very personable and caring service'. It is a 'well organised team with a core of highly experienced practitioners'.

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