Dealing with children issues following the breakdown of a relationship can be a stressful time and negotiations relating to children need to be handled sensitively.

Whilst most parents simply want what is best for their children, there are a number of issues which can lead to disagreement between separated parents. It is important that decisions are made which are child-focused and in the best interests of the children.

Our experienced lawyers will provide you with an empathetic and practical approach in order to assist you and identify solutions best suited to you and your children. We can advise you on arrangements for the children including where and with whom a child shall live and how often the child may see the other parent and/or other family members such as grandparents. We can offer advice on making decisions about a child’s education, health, or religious upbringing. We can also advise and assist when issues arise in relation to travelling abroad for a holiday or where a relocation (either within this country or abroad) is sought by one parent. We will always encourage parents to try and reach an agreement via mediation or negotiations between solicitors, but will advise where court action becomes necessary.  We will guide you through this whole process and advise on any practical and urgent steps that need to be taken to enable you to make informed decisions for your children.

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