Parenting After Parting – Upcoming Parenting Course

December 12, 2019

Parenting after Parting – Putting children first when parents part Brought to you by Family Law in Partnership and The Parent Practice, and with thanks to Christina McGhee, the founder of Parenting After Parting. The breakdown of a relationship is a time of heightened emotion and on top of your own distress you may be

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The Impact of Divorce on Children

October 21, 2019

Divorce can be incredibly destabilising for children and can have a huge impact on them. The younger the child, the more “care taking” they will need. When a parent’s capacity to care is reduced, whether from stress of a divorce/separation or simply due to the fact that more of their time is taken up by

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Supporting YoungMinds on World Mental Health Day

October 7, 2019

Family Law in Partnership are supporting YoungMinds on World Mental Health Day on 10th October 2019. YoungMinds is a charity providing support for children and young people’s mental health in times of crisis or at times of difficulty. YoungMinds’ mission is “for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.”

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Parenting After Parting – One to One Sessions Available

June 28, 2018

There are crucial things we should do (and should avoid doing) if we are to get our children through family breakdown in good shape. Other issues such as housing, finance, maintenance and so on become so much easier to resolve when there is an early focus on the needs of children. However, with so many

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Parenting After Parting – Thursday 14th June 2018

May 22, 2018

Our next Parenting After Parting course is on Thursday 14th June 2018. The course will take place at the offices of Family Law in Partnership at 1 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9QL from 10.30am to 2.30pm. There will be a short break for lunch. The course will be led by Family Law in Partnership’s

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Parenting After Parting Dates Announced

October 18, 2017

Our next Parenting After Parting workshop will take place over two evenings from 6.00pm to 8.15pm on Tuesday 31st October and Tuesday 7th November 2017. The workshop will be run by our Head of Mediation Dominic Raeside and Ruth Smallacombe. The sessions cover what to say to children about divorce and separation, how children can be affected when parents split up, how to

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Is Mediation to Arbitration the answer when parents can’t agree?

May 11, 2017

Parents generally know best when it comes to making decisions about their children’s futures and this certainly underpins our family justice system. Children have a right to be consulted and their views considered, according to their age and stage, but thereafter generally parents will decide and usually choose the best of the available options. The

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New Parenting After Parting Dates Announced – Thursday 15th June & 22nd June 2017

April 10, 2017

Our next Parenting After Parting workshop will take place over two evenings from 6.00pm to 8.15pm on Thursday 15th June and Thursday 22nd June 2017. The workshop will be run by our Head of Mediation Dominic Raeside. The sessions cover what to say to children about divorce and separation, how children can be affected when parents split up, how to help children manage

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New Parenting After Parting Dates Announced

September 8, 2016

Our next Parenting After Parting workshop will take place over two evenings on Monday 10th and Monday 17th October 2016. The workshop will be run by our Head of Mediation Dominic Raeside and fellow mediator Ruth Smallacombe. The sessions cover what to say to children about divorce and separation, how children can be affected when parents split up, how to help children

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do…But It Needn’t Be!

August 31, 2016

Life can have its ups and downs. Sometimes we may need others to help us through the more difficult times. Thinking about separating, for example, is likely to seem bewilderingly complex. This is a time when breaking everything down into manageable pieces, as well as keeping in mind the big picture, may help to make

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