January 2 / Uncategorized

A New Years Tradition…

With the start of 2019 comes a day which many solicitors call “Divorce Day.”

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December 20 / News

S.H.A.R.E. – 5 top tips on domestic abuse

Personal safety is a huge issue within the UK. Domestic abuse can take many forms including violence, verbal abuse and controlling behaviour. The Office of National Statistics in their latest review indicated that 7.5% women and 4.3% of men had experienced some form of domestic abuse. It is therefore vitally important to know what protection is available to you. Remember, you don’t have to put up with abuse of any sort, so do seek help.

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December 17 / News


If you watched the recent programme called “Care” which aired on BBC1, featuring Sheridan Smith and Alison Steadman, then you will appreciate that life can change in an instant! One minute you are fit and healthy, and next something sudden happens, the result of which could mean you are no longer able to manage your affairs.

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December 14 / News

S.T.A.N.D. – 5 Top Tips to Sort Out Marital Finances

By far, the most difficult aspect of divorce is disentangling the couple’s financial arrangements and dividing the marital assets going forward. These 5 top tips will assist you in sorting things out amicably and fairly.

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December 13 / News

Michael Pratt, Family Lawyer celebrates 30 years’ service with Maxwell Hodge Solicitors

Congratulations to Michael Pratt, Family Team Co-ordinator at Maxwell Hodge Solicitors who celebrates 30 years’ service with the company.

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December 6 / News


Going through a Divorce can be extremely stressful. Here are 5 top tips to consider when considering a Divorce.

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November 29 / News

C.H.I.L.D. – 5 Top Tips when dealing with child contact

  1. Children right to have a meaningful relationship with both parents.

A common misconception is parental rights to a relationship with a child. This is wrong, it is the child’s right to a relationship with their parents. However, careful consideration also needs to be given as to any prospective risk of harm posed to that child by having contact with a parent.

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November 21 / News

Maxwell Hodge Solicitors appoint new Company Director

Maxwell Hodge Solicitors, which has eight offices across Merseyside and the Wirral, is delighted to announce the appointment of Kristina Stoddern as Company Director. The company, who have been established for over 150 years, already have four Directors on their Board.

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October 30 / News

Maxwell Hodge Solicitors Support Knowsley Foodbank’s New Campaigns

It is a sad reality of life that unfortunately, for some people, foodbanks can be an absolute lifeline. Foodbanks rely on donations and the support from local communities – there are ten foodbanks in the Knowsley area alone.

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October 29 / News

The Danger of appointing a McKenzie Friend

McKenzie Friends are non legally qualified people who assist people at court. The Law Gazette recently reported on yet another case of a McKenzie Friend giving negligent advice. The article highlights the need to put in place strict regulations about who can provide legal advice.

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