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When is Probate Required?

The loss of a loved one is one of the most stressful things that can happen to a person, and that stress is often compounded by the financial and legal impact of a death. Here at Higgins Miller we specialise in dealing with issues of family law, so as well as our experience of matters […]

How Much are the Solicitor’s Fees For Divorce?

As family law experts we offer tried and tested expert advice in areas such as domestic violence, wills and probates and children disputes. We’re extremely sensitive to the fact that legal issues such as these have an emotional impact as well as practical ramifications, and we do our best to combine our technical legal advice […]

Child Custody Advice in the Event of a Split

As experts in family law, we’re used to dealing with people facing highly emotional and stressful situations. When dispensing advice on topics such as divorce, adoption and wills and probate we always take the time and trouble to help our clients deal with the stress of such life-changing events. This is particularly relevant when dealing […]

How to Apply For Divorce

Time and again, statistics have shown that the period immediately after Christmas shows a spike in the number of people enquiring about how to apply for divorce.  Anecdotal evidence from law firms has been backed up by research which has shown that the number of enquiries in January rises by as much as 27%, and […]

Legal Aid in Family Cases

Legal Aid is still available for representation in family cases but it is greatly restricted. Higgins Miller Solicitors are one of the few firms left who still undertake family work that is funded by legal aid. Details of those family cases where legal aid is available can be found at:  https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/444189/scope-family-proceedings-laspo.pdf For those Private Law […]

Emergency Legal Advice During Christmas

As one of the leading firms of family law experts in Manchester, we specialise in helping our clients deal with some of the most difficult, stressful and traumatic events that life can throw at them. From divorce to bereavement and domestic violence, members of our team are on hand to offer a combination of expert […]

A Merry Christmas from Higgins Miller

Ask many people what Christmas is all about, and the answer you’ll get will be ‘family’. As one of the leading family solicitor practices that Manchester has to offer, we’re aware of the fact that the pressures of this special time of the year can sometimes lead to stress, tension and conflict, and that’s why […]

What is a Cohabitation Agreement?

As experts at family law we often find ourselves being asked ‘What is a cohabitation agreement?’ This is because it’s no longer the case that the only option available to couples who wish to enter into joint arrangements. A cohabitation agreement is an low key means via which a couple can formalise their relationship. As […]

Our Child Custody Solicitors Can Help You Prepare for Christmas

As a family law firm we’re used to handling the emotional as well as legal ramifications of disputes. We advise on issues such as divorce, wills and probate and domestic violence, and we also have a well-established reputation as child custody solicitors. Making arrangements for the custody of children after an arrangement breaks down is […]

Mark Higgins takes on the Original Mountain Marathon!

Over the weekend Mark Higgins and his friend Chris took on the ultimate challenge of the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District. This year was the 50th year that the Original Mountain Marathon has taken place, making it extra special. The Original Mountain Marathon is an extreme two-day race, held at the end of October each year […]

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