Christmas and the kids

Christmas and the kids

As a separated parent, it can be difficult to agree Christmas arrangements with the other parent. The perception of what is fair and even between you may be very different, and there may be wider family events to throw into the mix, as well as handovers, Christmas...
“Mum, Dad: We Need To Talk”

“Mum, Dad: We Need To Talk”

By Louise Martin, Head of Family & Family MediatorI attended a course recently on Child Inclusive Mediation at which a woman in her 20s, now a successful professional working in the city, gave a brief address to the delegates on her experience of her parents’...
Going into care – Third party top-ups

Going into care – Third party top-ups

Paying for care – third party top-ups This article is the third of a series of articles looking at what you need to think about if you or someone close to you is likely to need residential or nursing care in the relatively near future. If you or a member of your...
Divorce and separation: Tips and guidance

Divorce and separation: Tips and guidance

A divorce can be amicable and can run smoothly if handled with a measure of understanding and an insightful and thorough approach during what can be a difficult time, and in sensitive circumstances. Here is some basic guidance on things to do: • Engage in mediation...
Going into care – Part 1

Going into care – Part 1

The National Framework for NHC Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care This article is the second of a series of articles looking at what you need to think about if you or someone close to you is likely to need residential or nursing care in the relatively...