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Supporting Children Through Divorce or Separation

Divorce or separation is a highly emotional and stressful event for both you and your ex-partner, which can significantly impact your child's world. Children often experience feelings of loss, anger, and anxiety about the changes in their lives. This can lead to...

What is a C100?

The C100 Form is a requisite document for requesting a family court to render a judgment under Section 8 of the Children Act 1989. Essentially, it serves as a formal petition to seek a court's ruling on the custody arrangements concerning your children or...

A Guide to Co -Parenting


Co-parenting can be challenging for separated or divorced parents, yet it is crucial for the well-being of children. The relationship between parents greatly impacts the overall family welfare.

To foster a successful co-parenting relationship, consider the following recommendations and insights:

  • Establish Clear Boundaries and Create a Detailed Parenting Plan: Define boundaries and develop a structured parenting plan outlining each parent’s roles and expectations.
  • Include residence arrangements, visitation schedules, special event arrangements, vacation agreements, financial support details, school involvement, communication protocols, guidelines for introducing new partners, and time with extended family.
  • Family Mediation services can help overcome communication barriers.
  • Maintain Open and Respectful Communication.
  • Ensure Consistency: Prioritise Children’s Needs.
  • Make decisions with your children’s best interests in mind.
  • Seek support from a family mediator when necessary.

Children benefit from predictable routines and rules in both households. The quality of parental relationships significantly impacts children’s well-being and future prospects. Effective communication, collaboration, and avoiding negative remarks about the co[1]parent in front of the children is vital for successful co-parenting.