Internal Relocation stopped

Recent success in stopping an internal relocation application from succeeding. The Children are able to remain in their local community where they have very strong family and school ties. The Family Court in Plymouth came to the right decision. Read how we succeeded.

Safeguarding and Stopping Contact

by Andrew Weeden | McKenzie Friend based in Cambridge and Ely A concern has been raised about the safety and welfare of your Child. You have been told that you should enable safeguarding and stop contact with the other parent. What should you do, and where do you stand legally?

Relocating after Separation

by Andrew Weeden | McKenzie Friend in Cambridge and Ely It happens. Once the dust has settled and the two of you have parted ways, one or other of you wants to move home. A change of scene. To be nearer to family. To get away from an abusive past. And in Law, it isContinue reading “Relocating after Separation”

Making contact better – Your child and you

When parents have separated, contact can be challenging and emotionally painful for the children and their non-resident parent.

It is important to make every contact count, and deliver what your child needs most.

Bitterness is not your friend

It can be very hard to detach feelings about separation, divorce and the life thereafter from dealing with issues in the family Court.

It is natural, for both parents to bring in their historic issues and want some kind of restorative justice. Unfortunately, in cases which involve children and shared care arrangements, the adults are a secondary concern to the needs of the juniors.

Dealing with Cafcass

This guide deals with the Safeguarding Letter process which Cafcass undertakes on behalf of the Court in preparation for the FHDRA (first hearing dispute resolution appointment).