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Separated parents braced for tricky conversations over summer holiday childcare

With the long school holidays looming, many families are dreaming about a well-earned break together, maybe soaking up the sun somewhere hot or getting stuck into activities closer to home.
However, for families where the parents have separated, the long summer break can prove to be something of a minefield when it comes to arranging childcare.

Are you a concerned parent for your child?

Is this familiar: 'you can talk but they won’t always listen'... read this useful article from Osborne Law

Co-Parenting Apps | What are the Pros and Cons

Co-parenting can be difficult, but the most important thing is the children involved feeling safe, supported, and loved, says Chris Brown, Hegarty's Head of Family Law.

Parenting through separation | What happens if Child Contact Arrangements are breached?

When a couple separate, reaching an agreement about the care of their children can be difficult.

Hegarty Solicitors advises homebuyers what the Stamp Duty Land Tax cuts mean for them

The cost of moving home has been cut with Prime Minister Liz Truss and chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget announcement of a cut to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT).

Thinking about adopting? What is the legal process?

Choosing to adopt is a big decision and the legal side of things can make it daunting to begin the process.

No-Fault Divorce Reform | Cutting the cost of divorce

The UK’s divorce laws are undergoing a transformation. From the 6th April 2022 the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (the ‘DDSA’) brings substantial changes to the divorce process in England and Wales. The Act provides for the biggest reform of divorce law in fifty years and aims to reduce conflict between couples legally ending a marriage or civil partnership.

Beyond Divorce | Making a clean break

When you are considering divorce, it is common to think about the here and now; you might be worried about how your finances will be impacted by going from a household with two incomes to one, what will happen to the family home or deciding how and when you will have contact with your children.

10 top tips for single parents seeking to get financial support from another parent

Rhiannon Lloyd, Barrister at 4PB gives the 10 top tips for single parents seeking to get financial support from another parent.

Financially, what to do when it first dawns on you that your marriage might be over

Hannah Gumbrill-Ward, Solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood comments on first things to consider financially when you think. your marriage might be over.

Hegarty solicitors share a new free parenting guide for separating families.

This guide offer tips for families going through divorce and separation, including discussing divorce with your children, providing reassurance, and making decisions and plans.

Online Divorce | Divorce in a digital age

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen technology accelerate the delivery of many services, and legal services are not an exception. Even prior to the pandemic, the legal system has been facing pressure to improve the way services are delivered and increase the efficiency and use of technology. In 2018 HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) launched a trial online portal for family legal services. From 4 October 2021 the use of the online divorce portal became mandatory.

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