Who Should I Give Power Of Attorney To?

The fact that we deal with family law at Higgins Miller means that we help people dealing with difficult life events such as divorce, children disputes and dealing with wills and probate. We also offer advice to anyone thinking of granting power of attorney to someone else, and that advice involves explaining what power of […]

How a Power of Attorney can Make Your Wishes Clear

Clients come to Higgins Miller for advice when dealing with some of the most stressful things life can throw at them. This includes divorce, dealing with wills and probate and handling adoption. Our expertise is combined with an understanding of the stress which dealing with legal issues can cause and an ability to communicate in […]

Contact the Best Probate Solicitors Manchester Offers

Here at Higgins Miller, we like to think we’re the best probate solicitors Manchester has to offer, and there are several reasons for that. The first of these is purely and simply the expertise our team provides. As specialists in family law, we have vast experience of a range of issues, from prenuptial agreement to […]

How Much Does a Prenuptial Agreement Cost?

When people come to Higgins Miller it tends to be for help in dealing with some of the most pivotal and stressful events like can throw at a person. As specialists in family law, we’re used to dealing with wills and probate, divorce and children disputes. We’re also well versed in answering questions such as […]

The Importance of Full Disclosure in Divorce

A very recent Supreme Court ruling has highlighted the importance of divorcing couples being transparent in the disclosure of their financial details and assets in divorce proceedings. The court ruled in favour of two applicants who were allowed to re-open settlements after they had discovered that their partners had given misleading information in hybrid original […]

Moving in with your partner? Cohabitation Agreements.

 The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics shows many couples are opting to cohabit, rather than marry. In 2014, 1in 8 adults were cohabiting in England and Wales. Cohabitation can be a choice couples make for many reasons: wanting to spend more time together, adjusting to life in the same property, or for […]

Celebrity splits

Its been a busy couple of weeks for celebrity separations with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announcing they are to divorce after 10 years of marriage and 3 children. This was followed by the separation of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick who also have three young children. Closer to home it is being reported that […]

Tragic waste of couple’s assets

In a mu judgement last week the Judge criticised the couple who had spent over £1 million in legal fees arguing over a fund with a value of £6 million. Mr and Mrs Fields had separated after a 10 year marriage and had two young children. They then engaged in a four year dispute over […]

DIY Justice

Last week the BBC’s Panorama investigated the issue of so called “DIY Justice” in family law. This refers to the situation many parents now find themselves in whereby if they wish to make an application to the family courts they have to do so without the assistance of a solicitor. This problem has been made […]