Divorce & Family

We make sure every client matters at Ratcliffe and Bibby.  We provide professional, specialist assistance on all aspects of Family Law.  With years of experience we are here to help; not to judge or disapprove.  We can deal with all issues arising out of a family breakdown at any of our three offices and believe us when we say "Nothing will surprise us!"

Please see the page which suits your requirements for further details.

Our department work exclusively on matters relating to family, divorce and children law so have the depth of expertise to discuss with you all the available options.  Our department has solicitors who are members of Resolution and the Law Society Children Panel, and who are Resolution Accredited Specialists.

We know these can be worrying and traumatic times and we believe that family law disputes should be dealt with in a constructive way, encouraging agreement and allowing you to move on in a timely fashion.

We offer our private paying clients a service tailored to suit their case and we also offer advice on all areas for those that qualify for Legal Aid.

Tailored Legal Service

We seek to provide the best possible service to meet your specific needs.

Our Family Solicitors will meet you for an initial face to face appointment to discuss your concerns and particular needs.  We will be able to agree a clear course of action with a cost structure so that you are confident that your concerns are being dealt with at an appropriate level in a professional manner.

We will be able to act on your behalf throughout the entirety of your matter, whether by correspondence with a third party, or Court proceedings.

Legal Aid

From 1st April 2013 Legal Aid continues to be available for Care Proceedings and matters concerning Social Services; Domestic abuse sufferers for divorce and other family proceedings, and for private law proceedings to protect children from child abuse, provided there is evidence of the abuse.

Our Family Law Team can advise you as to whether you are likely to be eligible or not for free legal advice.

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Registered Office
The Bank, 44 Market Street, Carnforth, LA5 9JX

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Email: carnforth@rblegal.co.uk
Telephone: (01524) 734884
Fax: (01524) 736449


Victoria Chambers
20 Victoria Street, Morecambe, LA4 4AH

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Email: morecambe@rblegal.co.uk
Telephone: (01524) 834222
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Rosemary House, First Floor
61 North Road, Lancaster, LA1 1LU

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Email: lancaster@rblegal.co.uk
Telephone: (01524) 32437