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Children’s law issues – what happens when a relationship breaks down?

There is nothing more important than ensuring that the welfare of any child following a marriage or relationship breakdown is prioritised. The Courts are under a duty to act to protect children if called upon to do so and it is our duty too, as family lawyers to ensure that we also promote any child’s welfare by giving responsible and appropriate advice on how best to resolve any issues which may arise. Here at Worthingtons Solicitors, we have highly respected solicitors with many years’ experience in this delciate area.  We have acted in hundreds of cases where issues such as residence/ contact, shared care, changes of name, relocation, disputes over schooling/ religious upbringing, consent for medical treatment and many other issues, where people have required advice and assistance to help them make the decisions for the children in these areas.

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Resolving Children’s Law Issues following a Relationship Breakdown

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