A tolerant approach

Separated parents are trying to maintain the status quo at a time when life is anything but the norm, says Pippa Allsop

25 May 2020

Covid-19 appears to have caused family law to experience a flux between two extremes. Litigation continues, while divorce and financial matters increasingly stall as individuals look inwards to weather the coming months; and domestic violence tragically soars and children issues escalate.  

Many separated parents are faced with maintaining status quo as far as possible, at a time when normal life couldn’t be much further than the ‘norm’.

There is an abundance of additional issues which could impact on current child arrangements and/or increase existing tensions.

Each are as varied as any one set of individual circumstances might be, but the most likely include the following: Historic or ongoing is...

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