It is essential that you work out the best possible arrangements for your children and ensure they are clear, consistent and reliable for everyone involved.
Putting Your Children First
Think about all aspects of your children’s lives including the arrangements you are making for them, and how you can best support your children through the transition and beyond.
What Are Your Options?
- Shared Parenting / Shared Residence Order
The term ‘shared parenting’ refers to a family arrangement following divorce or separation where you both share responsibility for your child’s upbringing
- Applying for Residence
The granting of a Residence Order is subject to the case’s individual merits and is based on what is in the child’s best interest
- Agreed contact
Contact with a child is not a parent’s right. It is the right of the child to have contact with both parents, and to have a loving and secure relationship