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I know how tough it can be when a relationship comes to an end, or there’s trouble in the family, and I’m here to help you tie up all the loose ends as painlessly as possible.

A content family life is one of the most important things in anyone’s life, and I always aim to achieve this for my clients. In every case, I look to stay one step ahead, taking action to give you the best outcome. I work with a variety of clients, including high net worth individuals and those in the military sector, and I’m a trained civil and commercial mediator.

Out of work, I have a real love of music, and I play and write for piano and clarinet.

Children Act matter settled by family lawyers

When a client required help with Children Act matters, they turned to Chartered Legal Executive Jennifer Lindup-Salmon and Senior Associate Penny-jo Wilson. There had been a history of domestic abuse between the parents involves. Jennifer and Penny-jo acted swiftly in issuing a C100 application at court - and at the end of the proceedings, they managed to secure the client having regular contact with her children going forward. This had initially been stopped by the father when he not only removed the children from her care but also relocated them to another part of the country, causing complications in the client being able to regularly seeing her children. Thanking them for their assistance, the client said: “Thank you so very much for all your help. It'd been a tough year, but you have both been fab. I really appreciate all you have done for me”.
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Family law expert highly recommended by client for achieving Parental Responsibility for step-father

Penny-jo regularly acts for clients in respect of children matters, including care proceedings issued by the local authority. She recently advised on public law Children Act proceedings and was able obtain Parental Responsibility for her client in respect of his step-children. Upon conclusion of the proceedings, she received the following thanks: “If you're looking for a solicitor for the first time, you can't go wrong with Harrison Clark Rickerbys. The solicitor who dealt with my case was Penny-jo Wilson. She handled everything very professionally and took all the stress and worry out of the situation, making my life so much easier. She was always there on the end of the phone if I needed her. I highly recommend this firm to anyone”.
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Understanding and support for key issues in divorce

The support and advice given by Penny-jo Wilson, when helping a client through a divorce, which included financial aspects as well as securing the best result for her client’s child, has won her praise for her family law expertise. The client said: “I cannot thank you enough for all your help and support. You have been so supportive in a professional way, you have always listened, given me sound advice and helped me to grow to the challenge of the last 18 months...I am grateful for the understanding and empathy you have shown me through this time, just as much as you have given me legal advice to achieve the best outcome possible for us.”
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Keeping children safe from harm

When it comes to your children, it is crucial that you feel that you’re in safe hands and can trust the person representing you. Penny-jo Wilson, a member of our Safe from Harm team, recently helped a client secure a “live with” and further protective orders from the court and received the following; “Thank you for your continued support…you’ve really helped me to feel less anxious during every court hearing.”
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Top Tips & FAQs

Discover my top tips

Try and remain calm at all times – a clear head will help you get through the negotiations.

Trust me – I’ve helped lots of other people through similar situations, and I’ll always have your best interests in mind.

Stay motivated and don’t give up – I’ll do everything I can to support you, but it’s up to you to make the important decisions.

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How long will it take?

It depends on the case, but as a general rule, most court proceedings take a minimum of 4–6 months to resolve. If it’s highly contentious and has to progress to a final hearing, the average is 6–12 months.

How much it will cost?

This depends on the process and nature of your dispute, but we take great care to estimate costs and work out a plan to make sure you’re in financial control of your case.

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