During any divorce, the most important thing that should be considered is the children, if there are any in the family. Divorce can not only be a stressful time for both parents but it can change a child’s life forever.
Finding solutions that both parents can agree on is very important. In most cases, arrangements are already made by the time it comes to make a divorce official. In some cases, there can be disputes and issues to settle.
The basic things that need to be agreed upon are how much time is spent with each parent and where the child or children live.
Here at Saracens Solicitors, we offer support for parents going through divorce. We have extensive experience and accreditation from many reputable associations like the Family Law Society and the Good Lawyer Guide.
It’s very important to find a divorce solicitor in London you can depend on and trust to get the best outcome for you and your family.
Contact and access
If there is already an arrangement in place for the amount of time the mother or father gets with the child then as your divorce solicitor in London we can safeguard this agreement with what’s known as a consent order.
In some cases, there is no contact between parents. In which case your divorce solicitor in London can try to open up communication to come to a better agreement. In the event that the parent with which the children are living isn’t co-operative then we can assist you in the next steps.
In this case, we can help you with proceedings in court to request that you are provided with contact with your children.
Custody of your children
When divorce happens there can be battles about who has custody of the child or children. Each party needs to consider if it’s in the child’s best interest to stay with them.
The child’s physical and emotional needs should be considered carefully and their wishes need to be taken into account, dependent on their age and understanding of the situation.
The goal is to make sure the child is looked after and both parents have a fair agreement.
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