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  • Fathers’ Legal Rights and Responsibilities

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    Fathers don’t have ‘rights’ as such but they have what is known as ‘parental responsibility’ or PR. This is the legal name for the duties that a parent has... (continued)

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  • Fears for the Future and Moving On

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    There's no getting away from the fact that separation and divorce is a one of life’s most painful experiences. In fact, most people say that it was worse than they ever expected it to be.<br /... (continued)

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  • Adjusting to life after separation

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    After years of being in a relationship, being separated and parenting apart takes time to adjust to and you will need to be kind to yourself as well as to your child/children. Despite feel... (continued)

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  • Big Issues – Having a baby after separating

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    Nowadays, many couples who have a baby already have a child from a previous relationship. Parenting always brings new issues, but bringing a new life into a step family can bring about its... (continued)

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  • Splitting Up? Put Kids First - a new online service from the Parent Connection

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    Splitting Up? Put Kids First supports separating parents in helpin... (continued)

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  • Family Mediation

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    What is mediation? Mediation is a place for parents to talk about the children, property and finances during and after separation. It is a form of http://theparentcon... (continued)

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

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    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 presumption of &l... (continued)

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      This was of help to 100% of people