D for Damage – why the demise of Legal Aid is bad news for divorce

Decorations are down, the Christmas cake is just crumbs and children are heading back to school.  For many couples who have put on a brave face and limped on in struggling relationships over the festive season, January signifies the end … Continue reading

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Maintaining the magic at Christmas: tips to lighten the season for children and parents

 Guest blog from Sylvia Ould of Family Assessments Christmas is a time of high expectations for many people – not just children waiting the arrival of presents under the tree. For parents who don’t live together it can be a … Continue reading

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Grandparents can bring festive cheer to divorce gloom

For grandparents facing their first Christmas with newly divorced sons or daughters, their relationships with their own grown up children and their grandchildren will become even more important. When parents divorce, children find themselves living in an environment which can … Continue reading

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Making children’s festive season memorable for the right reasons

Cases of separation and divorce are rarely straight forward and Christmas can be a particularly difficult time for separated parents and their children. It is understandably a season for sentiment and can open up old wounds. Tragically, some parents use … Continue reading

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