Childcare arrangements during divorce | Davis Blank Furniss

When parents choose to divorce or separate, important decisions have to be made about care arrangements for their children.

As parents work to determine the best solution, it is important that minimal harm is caused to their children‘s lives. Being the innocent parties in any separation, at no point should they feel as though they are at fault or that they have been unnecessarily separated from one of their parents.

Our guide to childcare arrangements

View our guide to find out what to expect when deciding on care arrangements for your children. You can also discover the different options that are available and the paths you and your spouse can head down in order to reach a solution.

When making arrangements, it is important that the right choices are made regarding the care of your child. Whether the final agreement is achieved through mediation or court proceedings, the solutions put in place should be entirely in their best interests to make sure minimal damage and disruption is caused to their day-to-day life.

Getting legal advice and support from specialist family law solicitors like those at Davis Blank Furniss can help you to resolve any issues that exist between you and your partner so that you are able to achieve the best possible future for you and your children.

From separation agreements and lawyer supported mediation to court applications, our highly experienced legal team can help you to reach the best solutions for your family. Contact us on 0800 0284 396 to find out more about how we can help.


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