Children

A big thanks to you all for your hard work in bringing my case to a successful conclusion. I'm so grateful to all of you for coping with me in this difficult situation and for everything you did for us as a family. I wish you every good success in the work that you do in this difficult area in keeping our families and children safe from harm in the world we live in. Once again thank you so much for all that you have done for us as a family.

Following the breakdown of a relationship you will want to consider arrangements for your children. Most couples reach agreement about where children live and how both continue to look after their children after separation without seeking legal advice.

However if you need any support and assistance our Family Law team can advise you. Explaining the legal responsibility of parents towards their children can often help parents make these arrangements. We can assist you with non Court based solutions including mediation and collaborative law.

In some cases a parent may make an application to the Court. If this is necessary the Court can decide where children live as well as other matters such as where they should go to school or whether they are allowed to leave the UK to live abroad.

All of our family lawyers are experienced in dealing with children issues. Danielle Peters and Attia Hussain are both members of the Law Society’s Children Panel. This is a specialist Panel and being a member of it is reserved for those who have significant experience and have obtained a further level of qualification.

If you require any assistance in relation to children matters please contact us for an appointment.

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Please call Gill Harding in our family department who will help you with your query.