Family

Divorce and Dissolution of Civil Partnerships

Here at Watson Ramsbottom we believe that divorce doesn’t have to be acrimonious. Mediation is encouraged and we look to achieving the best possible result…

Finances and Property

The courts look at various considerations in deciding who should get what upon separation and the law is different depending on whether you were married or…

Children

Issues regarding the children are often the most worrying and at Watson Ramsbottom we pride ourselves on finding the best possible solution to your…

Prenuptial Agreements & Cohabitation Agreements

Although not necessarily always binding the courts are looking at these agreements more and more especially where the marriage or civil partnership is relatively…

Legal Aid

We are proud to have had a high quality Legal Aid franchise for many years. We are able to grant emergency Legal Aid to enable clients to get to court the same…

Domestic Abuse

The Domestic Violence, Stalking and Forced Marriage department contains specialist advisors who enable victims of domestic abuse to receive expert…

Domestic Violence and Children

Children are often the forgotten victims of domestic violence and it is estimated that at least 750,000 children a year witness domestic violence…

Forced Marriage Protection Orders

The Domestic Violence, Stalking and Forced Marriage department contains specialist advisors who enable victims of domestic abuse to receive expert…

Stalking, Cyber Stalking and Harassment

Stalking, cyber stalking and harassment can take place at school, within the work place and within Family relationships.  At Watson Ramsbottom we can help…

Criminal Injuries Compensation for Domestic Violence Victims

It may be possible to apply for compensation if you or someone you know has been hurt in a violent crime in the past two years. At Watson Ramsbottom we…

Social Services Involvement

If you have social services involved with the children we can help steer you through this worrying time. John Swanney heads up the childcare department and…

Wills

If you require advice in relation to a family matter, we recommend that you also take the opportunity to discuss your circumstances with our Private Client…

Our Family Team

Solicitor & Director
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Solicitor
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Solicitor
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Solicitor
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Solicitor
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Paralegal
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