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Children need a regular routine and schedule to thrive. Child custody arrangements can provide this stability.
Child custody arrangements can help children maintain a close relationship with both parents.
Child custody arrangements can help reduce conflict and promote emotional stability in children’s lives.
Child custody arrangements can provide a clear and enforceable plan for the care and upbringing of your child.
Child arrangements can be complex. We can help you navigate the law and represent your interests, whether you want joint, sole, or shared care.
Financial disputes can amplify the emotional stress of separation. We offer expert advice on child support and can help negotiate financial arrangements.
Maintaining a healthy relationship with both parents is vital for children’s well-being. We help create fair and balanced contact schedules that priorities their best interests.
When emotions run high, it’s difficult to find common ground. We offer mediation services to help both parties reach an agreement that serves the best interests of the child
Courts consider the child’s best interests, relationship with each parent, preferences (if old enough), each parent’s ability to care for the child, and financial situation when awarding child custody.
A Child Arrangements Order is a legal agreement that outlines where the child will live, who they will spend time with, and other considerations related to the child’s upbringing.
The cost of a McKenzie Friend will vary depending on their experience and the complexity of your case. However, it is generally much cheaper than hiring a lawyer.
You do not need a solicitor to go to court for a child arrangement order. You can represent yourself in court, or ask us to help you. As a McKenzie Friend, we can provide support and assistance to you in court if you are not represented by a lawyer.
Yes, grandparents can apply for child custody in the UK. However, they do not have an automatic right to custody. The court will always consider the best interests of the child when making a decision about custody.
To apply for a child arrangements order as a grandparent, you must complete a C100 application form and send it to the court. You will also need to pay a court fee. You may also need to provide supporting evidence, such as affidavits from other family members or friends.
Your child’s right to a happy and stable home matters. Get expert help with child arrangements today!