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 also important to make some time for you. Do things you like doing and make an effort to put yourself first as much as possible.
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More than 5.9 million people in the UK are choosing to live together without marrying making cohabiting families the fastest growing type of household. More than half of cohabitees still believe they are protected under “common law marriage”. However, this is a myth and few are aware that they have little or no legal protection if their relationship ends.
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When parents separate and can’t agree the arrangements for their children, it can be difficult for grandparents to see their grandchildren.
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Divorce or separation is difficult for everyone involved. For adults, aside from the emotional aspect, there are practicalities such as money, housing and of course the impact on their children.
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It is natural to be worried about where your children will live and how much time they are going to spend with you after divorce or separation. Children living part-time with each parent, known a shared parenting arrangement, is becoming more common although this isn’t always practical.
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Taking the first step of getting legal advice when a relationship ends can be very daunting. At Harrogate Family Law we understand how hard it can be to come in and meet with a solicitor. These are some of the worries that people have told us they had:
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Laura qualified as a solicitor here at Harrogate Family Law this year. We managed to grab her for a quick coffee and chat to find out more about her and how her first few months as a fully-fledged solicitor have gone.
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The decision to divorce is not an easy one and it can feel like a very lonely time. It is important to make sure you have the right support in place to help you come to terms it so that you can look to the future. Here at Harrogate Family Law we have a team of compassionate solicitors who understand what you are going through and are here to help. Below we have compiled some guidance to help you.
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There can be genuinely held concerns about the welfare of the children whilst away on holiday and, if so, it is right that these are investigated so that there can be confidence that the children will be safe.
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When you first start thinking about divorce and all the challenges that lie ahead it can all feel pretty overwhelming. In our experience, the way things are handled in the initial stages before you divorce can have a big impact on the outcome and how long the whole process takes.
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