Specialists in:

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Financial issues
  • Children
  • Pre-Marital Agreements and Living Together
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Domestic violence

We are an experienced team providing specialist family law advice to the West Yorkshire area and beyond.

We offer advice in all aspects of family law whether you are single, married, living together or in a civil partnership.

We are members of Resolution, an organisation that promotes a constructive approach in order to reduce conflict. We aim to achieve settlement by agreement which can help minimise costs.

We can assess you for public funding (Legal Aid) as the firm holds the Specialist Quality Mark with the Legal Services Commission.
If you would like to have an initial meeting to discuss your options, costs or if you would just like some straightforward advice you can book a £99 (including VAT at 20%) fixed fee meeting with no obligation to instruct us.

Our People

Black and white photo of Tim Wilton
Tim Wilton
Pontefract Office
Tim has been with Hartley & Worstenholme since he began his career in law.
Tim works across all areas of the family department and he has a particular interest in cases involving domestic abuse and matters concerning children.
To email Tim, click here.

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Barbara Stevens
Senior Solicitor – Advanced Family Law Panel & Collaborative Lawyer
Castleford Office
Barbara is an experienced Family Lawyer who has been qualified since 1988. Barbara specialises in matrimonial law, is on the Advanced Family Law Panel, is a collaborative lawyer and member of the Solicitors Family Law Group Resolution.

Barbara deals with divorce and children arrangements as well as family finance, property and pension disputes/settlements arising out of divorce.  Barbara also deals with co-habitation issues including separation.  Barbara is a specialist in drawing up pre and post-nuptial and co-habitation agreements and is adept at dealing with high conflict situations. The firm can also deal with transfers and sales of matrimonial and jointly owned property

To contact Barbara, click here.