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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 […]

The Advice We Provide as Social Services Solicitors

As a law firm which specialises in matters of family law, we never lose sight of the fact that, at the heart of any legal dispute, there is an intensely human drama being played out. We understand that many people come to us during the most traumatic events of their life – a divorce, a […]

National Adoption Week

The adoption process by its nature is a complex and specialist area of law. It is the legal process through which someone gains care and legal responsibility for a child with the consequence that their parent losses their parental responsibility for the child. Adoption can only be achieved by an application to court and subsequent […]

Reaching a Divorce Financial Settlement

Our expertise in dealing with matters of family law, such as handling adoption orders, wills, probate and domestic violence, means that we’re perfectly placed to offer help and advice when things go wrong. That’s particularly the case when a marriage breaks down and the question of a divorce financial settlement has to be dealt with. […]

Answering the Question: How Long Does Divorce Take?

As experienced family lawyers, we’re used to clients asking us how long does divorce take, and the simple answer to that question is – it depends. We’re experts in family law, in fields such as children disputes, financial settlement and prenuptial and cohabitation agreements. Any or all of these might have some bearing when the […]

Working Through the Adoption Order Process

Higgins Miller specialises in delivering legal advice and support to people dealing with matters of family law. That means we have expertise in areas such as divorce, wills and probate and children disputes. It also means that we’re used to helping people to cope with the adoption order process, and the steps which have to […]

The Family Law Advice we Provide

Here at Higgins miller we dispense family law advice on a wide range of topics. The fact that we specialise in family law advice means that we understand the need to treat clients with sympathy and sensitivity at the same time as guiding them through various legal processes with clarity and certainty. We always go […]

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