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Whether you need help with a personal or a business matter our experienced solicitors offer legal advice and assistance. For clear straight forward advice tailored to your needs contact us today.

How can we help you?

We offer straightforward legal advice and assistance for clients in relation to legal matters for both individuals and businesses.

A little more about us

Our Directors Richard Bagguley and Nicola Codd are respected local solicitors with a wealth of experience, supported by an experienced dedicated team of lawyers and administrators.

Baines Bagguley Penhale are well known for their expertise in Divorce and Family Law, Conveyancing and Property Sales and Purchases, Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Commercial Property Transactions and Dispute Resolution.

We are proud to be the only Niche Family Law team in Lancaster, specialising in the resolution of financial issues on separation and divorce.




Do I have to go to Court?

Many separating couples are wary of seeking legal advice because they do not want to have to face the emotional and financial cost of court proceedings.

They know that either they or their ex can apply to the court for a decision about the arrangements for their children and/or resolving financial issues, for example whether the family home should be sold. They also know that court proceedings can feel like a “fight” and that even if they achieve the outcome they seek the process can be very stressful and damaging for future family relationships.

The good news is that there are other ways that a specialist family lawyer can support separating couples to reach an agreement and make it legally binding without anyone having to attend court.

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For those actively involved in running a business, the additional stress and anxiety of resolving financial issues on divorce can often affect the performance of the business.

The global public health emergency has meant that some businesses are not able to operate, some businesses are adapting but are seeing a downturn in work, whilst others are in high demand.

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