If parents are separating, the needs of children require special attention. Children love both their parents and if separating parents can agree arrangements for who the children will live with and when, there will be less disruption for the children.
Older children may want to be involved in decisions that affect them and this needs to be taken into account.
Research suggests that those children who have regular contact with both their parents are the best adjusted children.
However, things are not always easy to agree and sometimes help is required.
We offer a free 30 minute appointment to discuss your situation and answer some of your queries. As a member of Resolution our specialist Solicitor is keen to help you and your family resolve any dispute without, where possible, the matter being referred to a Court. She will discuss with you the merits of mediation and improving communication between you and the other parent to move forward in the best interest of the children.
If this cannot be achieved, we can assist you with applications to the Court for assistance with determining with whom the children should live, what time should be spent with each parent, holiday arrangements and, where necessary, other issues such as where the c