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Emergency Applications
Demelza Wrigley

Demelza Wrigley
Associate Solicitor

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Some situations concerning children and domestic arrangements are urgent and at Bell and Buxton Solicitors we are used to reacting quickly to emergency family circumstances. Whether you want to make an emergency application, or are on the receiving end of one, we understand that you need legal advice quickly and for it to be explained in a way that’s easy to understand.

Urgent application to the court for legal intervention occur for a wide range of issues including parenting arrangements; exclusive occupancy of the home in domestic abuse situations; or to prevent a child being harmed. There may be a situation where money or assets have been moved out of your control and swift action needs to be taken. 

The court has the power to make an order on a variety of urgent issues without giving notice to the other party. However, there must be strong evidence and a good reason to do so. That’s why it’s important to get expert legal advice to ensure that your interests are represented and the correct process is followed.

Whatever the circumstances, we can advise and represent you and ensure that your viewpoint is heard.

Please be aware that Bell & Buxton cannot offer you Legal Aid, even if you meet the qualifying criteria.

What our clients say
  • “Thank you Bell & Buxton for helping my daughter move into her new home. It was a ‘bit of a marathon’ for us and your team successfully helped us through what was an unusually difficult process.”

    - Mike Peat

  • “My law firm doesn’t offer a contentious trusts and probate service but we receive a significant number of enquiries which I try to help with. I have worked throughout the country, including for some other good Yorkshire firms, and I have always been aware of Bell and Buxton’s nationally renowned for your expertise in the field Contentious Trusts and Probate. It’s for this reason that I always refer clients to them for expert legal advice.”

    - Testimonial from a local Solicitor

  • "No improvements required - I would use Bell & Buxton again without hesitation. Demelza has been super with very clear advice & quick responses to any query we had."

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  • "Bell & Buxton have always been prompt in their assistance to clients.I rang up for some help & was pleased that Mr Neal gave me the help I required immediately."

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  • "I have nothing but admiration for Bell & Buxton, they have been very supportive, caring and always ready to listen and help. John Breeze was my rock during a very difficult time, I would not have got through this battle without him, he was my advisor and my friend. Thank you John Breeze and Bell & Buxton."

    - Mrs Forster