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  • Separating a partner - married or not

    04 Nov 16:54

    When a married or civil partnered couple ends their relationship, they need to go through a formal process of divorce or dissolution. Couples who are not married or civil partnered can ... (continued)

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  • Parental responsibility for unmarried couples

    05 Oct 11:25

    Parental responsibility is a legal term that means you have the right to be involved in important decisions like your child’s living arrangements, education, religion and medical ... (continued)

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  • Top ten reasons divorce petitions are rejected

    21 Jun 17:15

    The family law organisation Resolution has shared a list of the top reasons divorce petitions are rejected by divorce centres. Getting divorced is complicated enough with emotions fl... (continued)

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  • Divorce FAQ

    04 May 16:07

    1. When can a divorce petition be issued? You can issue a divorce petition once you have been married for at least 12 months. 2. Will my marriage certificate be required? Yes. ... (continued)

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  • A quick financial guide to divorce

    23 Jul 17:16

    If you’re going through a divorce, money might be the last thing on your mind, but having your finances in order can help make sure you get a fair deal in the separation.  ... (continued)

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  • What Tax-Free Childcare could mean for you

    10 Jul 14:45

    In the first budget of the new government, Chancellor George Osborne has announced some changes to the way childcare support will be handled. If you are a separated parent and are cu... (continued)

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  • How separated fathers can maintain contact

    19 Jun 10:30

    A recent story about a mother who went into hiding with her son has raised an interesting issue about child contact when parents split up. Rebecca Minnock, a 35-year-old mother from ... (continued)

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  • Changes to divorce legislation

    02 Jun 17:12

    There has recently been a significant change in the way divorces take place. Previously it was district judges who would consider divorce proceedings but now, the task of considering mo... (continued)

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  • Driving down the cost of divorce

    14 May 17:02

    A recent study has shown that one of the biggest financial regrets people feel later in life is getting married and subsequently divorced. While nobody on their wedding day plans on ... (continued)

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  • Should I take divorce proceedings to court?

    23 Feb 15:09

    You've decided to split up but are unsure whether to let a Judge decide or whether to try and talk things through with a lawyer or mediator.  So which option might be best for ... (continued)

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  • How separated fathers can maintain contact

    19 Jun 10:30

    A recent story about a mother who went into hiding with her son has raised an interesting issue about child contact when parents split up. Rebecca Minnock, a 35-year-old mother from ... (continued)

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  • Shared Parenting - information on proposed changes to the law - after separation

    30 Aug 11:24

    If you are currently separating from your partner you may have heard about government plans to make changes to the current law by introducing what’s called <strong>‘a ... (continued)

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  • Arranging effective child maintenance

    26 Oct 12:08

    *NOTE* From 2014 the CSA will begin to end child maintenance arrangements on its 1993 and 2003 schemes. Read more about the changes to child maintenance * Arranging effective child m... (continued)

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  • Five steps to a successful family-based arrangement

    26 Oct 12:23

    Five steps to a successful family-based arrangement Most people who talk to Child Maintenance Options would rather make their own child maintenance arrangements than use the CSA. In ... (continued)

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  • Family Dispute Resolution Week - separating parents

    25 Sep 16:28

    The Parent Connection is proud to support Family Dispute Resolution Week. The initiative, launched Monday by national family law association Resolution, aims to raise awareness of non-c... (continued)

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  • Sharing Mum and Dad – issues surrounding Shared Parenting

    31 Jan 16:25

    The Parent Connection team has been following and contributing to the current debate on Shared Parenting over the last year. So we were interested when a recent Dispatches programme cal... (continued)

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  • Where to get legal information and advice if you can’t afford a solicitor

    25 Jul 15:02

    You may have heard that the legal aid rules changed in April 2013.   For most people who need a solicitor to give them legal information and advice about their children or finan... (continued)

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  • What is arbitration?

    31 Oct 15:44

    Arbitration is an alternative to court where a separating couple appoints an arbitrator to make a decision on any financial or property-related issues.   It is different to medi... (continued)

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  • What happens if a former partner breaches contact order arrangements

    26 Nov 16:18

    On the Parent Connection forum we regularly receive posts from users asking what they should do when their former partner breaches contact arrangement rules. In some cases, users hav... (continued)

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  • What is a non-molestation order?

    28 Apr 15:39

    Non-molestation orders (NMOs) are court orders that help to protect people who have experienced domestic violence. It also helps to protect those who have been harassed or intimidated b... (continued)

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  • What happens if a former partner breaches contact order arrangements

    26 Nov 16:18

    On the Parent Connection forum we regularly receive posts from users asking what they should do when their former partner breaches contact arrangement rules. In some cases, users hav... (continued)

    26 Comments Read more →
  • Sharing Mum and Dad – issues surrounding Shared Parenting

    31 Jan 16:25

    The Parent Connection team has been following and contributing to the current debate on Shared Parenting over the last year. So we were interested when a recent Dispatches programme cal... (continued)

    11 Comments Read more →
  • Arranging effective child maintenance

    26 Oct 12:08

    *NOTE* From 2014 the CSA will begin to end child maintenance arrangements on its 1993 and 2003 schemes. Read more about the changes to child maintenance * Arranging effective child m... (continued)

    5 Comments Read more →
  • A quick financial guide to divorce

    23 Jul 17:16

    If you’re going through a divorce, money might be the last thing on your mind, but having your finances in order can help make sure you get a fair deal in the separation.  ... (continued)

    6 Comments Read more →
  • Shared Parenting - information on proposed changes to the law - after separation

    30 Aug 11:24

    If you are currently separating from your partner you may have heard about government plans to make changes to the current law by introducing what’s called <strong>‘a ... (continued)

    2 Comments Read more →
  • What is a non-molestation order?

    28 Apr 15:39

    Non-molestation orders (NMOs) are court orders that help to protect people who have experienced domestic violence. It also helps to protect those who have been harassed or intimidated b... (continued)

    2 Comments Read more →
  • How separated fathers can maintain contact

    19 Jun 10:30

    A recent story about a mother who went into hiding with her son has raised an interesting issue about child contact when parents split up. Rebecca Minnock, a 35-year-old mother from ... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • Separating a partner - married or not

    04 Nov 16:54

    When a married or civil partnered couple ends their relationship, they need to go through a formal process of divorce or dissolution. Couples who are not married or civil partnered can ... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • Five steps to a successful family-based arrangement

    26 Oct 12:23

    Five steps to a successful family-based arrangement Most people who talk to Child Maintenance Options would rather make their own child maintenance arrangements than use the CSA. In ... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Family Dispute Resolution Week - separating parents

    25 Sep 16:28

    The Parent Connection is proud to support Family Dispute Resolution Week. The initiative, launched Monday by national family law association Resolution, aims to raise awareness of non-c... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →

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