Family Therapist and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor Leia Monsoon shares her experience of how separating parents can help to limit the impact of conflict on their children. Divorce is something that happens between adults, but the effects are often felt by children. Divorcing is one of the most stressful situations adults can go through. It can be
When I ask any separating parent what their priorities are, I almost always get the same answer – my children. All parents want the best for their children but often have different ideas as to what ‘is best’. These differences often create conflict in the family, with the child stuck in the middle. This is
Letter of Wishes – what is it and why have one if you are updating your Will as a result of separating from your partner? We welcome Ian Flack, Managing Director at Flackwoods, to the FLP blog to explain what a Letter of Wishes is, and why you should think about one when re-writing your
Can I make my partner move out? This is a question that we are often asked and the answer is…it depends on the circumstances. I thought it would be helpful to provide some examples using fictional characters Andrew and Bettie to demonstrate the different scenarios and issues that can arise. If you are married It
The law in relation to separating unmarried couples is misunderstood by most people: the belief in the non-existent rights of a ‘common-law’ spouse is widespread. You will have seen from our various blogs during last year’s Cohabitation Awareness Week that there are many issues that arise when an unmarried couple, who have been living together, separate.