When parents separate there can be issues over the arrangements for children and, in particular, how your children’s time will be divided on special occasions such as Christmas.
With so many couples now relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad when they set up home together, divorce throws up a whole new set of problems for parents who want to safeguard the investment they made in the early stages of the relationship.
Harrogate Family Law is 8 today! To mark this milestone our Managing Director and the Firm’s founder, Andrew Meehan, has been asked his thoughts on the last 8 years and what the future holds for Harrogate Family Law.
Following on from last week’s blog, read on to find out more about how to take back control when you are separating.
1. Time: the greatest healer?
You may find yourself in shock. This may be a position you never thought you would end up in. You probably have no idea what to do. It sounds like a cliché, but time really is a great healer. It is important to take some time for you. Do the things you like doing and make an effort to put yourself first.
After parents separate there can be issues over the arrangements for the children and the subject of holidays can be particularly contentious.
Historically the family justice system has not always been progressive and forward thinking. Thankfully over the years there has been positive movement ensuring that everyone is treated equally and with respect.
Father’s Day can be a poignant time for separated parents.
When parents separate and can’t agree the arrangements for their children, it can be difficult for grandparents to see their grandchildren.
When you’re going through divorce it is quite natural to be worried about how your relationship with your children might change and how much time you will be able to spend together in future. You might also be afraid of losing contact with your children altogether.