Family Law

At AFG LAW, we believe that family law disputes should be dealt with in a constructive way designed to preserve people’s dignity and to encourage mutual agreements. Our family law solicitors are dedicated to offering legal advice that will result in an amicable resolution.

As a firm, we have 125 years of experience in all areas of family law, including representation in divorce cases, child contact and residence (visitation rights and custody) and domestic violence cases.

Family Law Services we offer

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Family Law Services and Support

Our team of specialist solicitors deal with all aspects of family law and deliver a service that seeks a beneficial outcome for both parties involved.

At AFG, we can offer advice on:

Our solicitors also have experience in Grandparent Rights, helping grandparents retain links with their grandchildren.

We aim to support you through your required family legal services and work to best suit your needs and budget. We handle all cases with complete sensitivity and take the time to listen to what your desired outcomes are – we then aim to secure these for you.

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Local Family Law Solicitors

Family law should be dealt with in a way that supports the involved parties, emphasises respect and ensures that the families feel comfortable and safe in the legal environment.

Our team of professional solicitors always:

  • Conduct matters in a non-confrontational way.
  • Retain professional objectivity and respect for everyone.
  • Take into account the long term consequences of actions.
  • Encourage the best interests of the children.


With each individual case, we inform clients of all the options that are available to them. This could be suggestions of counselling, family therapy, round table negotiations and mediation to more serious legal matters such as court proceedings.

What do family law solicitors do?

Our team of professional family law solicitors can help you with all aspects of family law, no matter the issue. We are Family Law and Child Law accredited by The Law Society and Resolution and we are members of the Family Law Panel.

With years of experience, our team is ready to help you find a workable outcome to your family issues and ensure that you come through the process having had a positive and respectable experience.

Family Law Solicitors in Bolton & Bury

If you would like more information on our family law services, contact AFG LAW today. Whatever your situation, AFG has the experience to help. Our family law solicitors will be happy to discuss your case and advise you on the next steps to take.


We can discuss your case through an initial phone consultation or meet with you to begin legal proceedings, whichever option is preferred. You can call the AFG family law team at our Bolton office on 01204 920 100 or email enquiries@afglaw.co.uk.

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Guides & Resources

Family Law Guide

Court Fees Increase March 2024

Family Law Guide

What does the Court look at when making a Children Order?

Family Law Guide

Parental Responsibility

Social Services Involvement

What does the Court look at when making an Order in Care Proceedings?

Not sure what you need?

Picking up the phone to one of our team will not commit you to taking things forward. We are happy to have an initial, totally confidential conversation with you and go from there.

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  • Bolton 01204 377600
  • Bury 0161 359 3880

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Award-winning legal services

We offer a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses alike.

Many of our services are provided UK-wide, with our physical offices located in Bolton and Bury.

AFG were recommended to me by the agents selling my property, in the main I dealt with Elizabeth who was ever the professional, dealt with all matters quickly and answered any questions I had promptly. Elizabeth also kept me updated throughout the process for which I was extremely grateful. Thanks also to Dominique for dealing with the conveyancing so quickly , much appreciated. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend AFG.

Janet Silvester

Dominique Oliviero, Elizabeth McWhinnie

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