Rob’s Paternity Problem – The Archers

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That’s right, Suds Law have gone up market and ventured into the goings on in Ambridge.  The Archers is a national institution and where soap meets legal issues, you can bet your prize heifer our legal eagle Rebecca Finnigan won’t be far behind.

Over recent weeks we’ve heard an increasingly defensive Rob reacting angrily to receiving correspondence from his estranged wife seeking maintenance for purported son Ethan.  Rob denies paternity and says he won’t be paying maintenance for little Ethan who he tenderly refers to as ‘your little bastard’.

Is The Archers on target with the portrayal of this storyline, or are they barking up the wrong tree?

Skipping merrily back to the office following maternity leave and humming the theme tune as she goes, we catch up with Rebecca Finnigan, family solicitor and member of the Law Society’s Advanced Family Panel.

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