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The Importance of Early Childhood Intervention in Child Protection
The Importance of Early Childhood Intervention in Child Protection

Early childhood intervention plays a crucial role in child protection, as it focuses on providing support and services to young children and their families to prevent and address issues that may lead to neglect or abuse. By identifying and addressing problems early on, early childhood intervention can help ensure that children have a safe and

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17th May 2024
Understanding Cohabitation Rights: What Unmarried Partners Need to Know
Understanding Cohabitation Rights: What Unmarried Partners Need to Know

Cohabitation has become an increasingly popular living arrangement for unmarried couples in recent years. Many couples choose to live together without getting married for various reasons, such as financial considerations, personal beliefs, or simply because they are not ready for marriage. However, what many people don’t realise is that cohabiting couples do not have the

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17th May 2024
Navigating the Legal Landscape of Parental Rights
Navigating the Legal Landscape of Parental Rights

Parental rights are a fundamental aspect of family law in the United Kingdom, governing the relationship between parents and their children. These rights encompass a wide range of legal issues, including custody, visitation, child support, and parental responsibility. Navigating the legal landscape of parental rights can be complex and challenging, requiring a thorough understanding of

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17th May 2024
Navigating the Adoption Process: A Guide for Prospective Parents
Navigating the Adoption Process: A Guide for Prospective Parents

Adopting a child can be a rewarding and life-changing experience for both the child and the adoptive parents. However, the process of adoption can be complex and overwhelming, especially for those who are new to it. In this guide, we will provide an overview of the adoption process and offer some tips and advice for

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17th May 2024
probate services
How to Register a Death in the UK

To register a death in the UK, you’ll need to follow these general steps: Step 1: Obtain a medical certificate. Before proceeding with the registration of a death, secure a medical certificate from a doctor. If the individual passed away at home or in a care facility, contact their GP to obtain the necessary medical

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16th May 2024
child financial support
If I Pay Child Maintenance Should I Pay For Anything Else?

When it comes to child maintenance, many parents find themselves questioning not only how much they should pay but also what exactly their payments should cover. The debate often centres around whether child maintenance payments are solely for the essentials or if they should stretch to cover additional expenses such as extracurricular activities or holidays.

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14th May 2024
family separation mediation
What is Parental Alienation?

Delve into the subject of parental alienation with DLS Solicitors. Our guide offers a deep dive into understanding, identifying, and addressing this challenging issue within family dynamics. Whether you're a parent, legal professional, or support person, this resource provides valuable insights and strategies for nurturing healthier relationships and preserving familial bonds.

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13th May 2024
family separation mediation
Mediation in Family Separation: Everything You Need To Know

Discover the benefits and process of mediation in family separation with DLS Solicitors. Learn how mediation offers a constructive alternative to resolving disputes related to finances, child arrangements, and other matters in a collaborative and amicable manner. Our experienced team can guide you through the mediation process, promoting effective communication and reaching mutually beneficial agreements for all parties involved.

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25th April 2024
How To Maintain A Relationship With Your Ex
How To Maintain A Relationship With Your Ex

Learn valuable strategies and tips for maintaining a positive relationship with your ex-partner after a divorce or separation, especially when co-parenting children. Effective communication, flexibility, and focusing on your children's well-being are key to successful co-parenting. Discover how to navigate this challenging but important aspect of post-divorce life with insights from DLS Solicitors.

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24th April 2024
In Family Disputes, Prioritise Compromise Over Litigation.
In Family Disputes, Prioritise Compromise Over Litigation.

A recent case in the family courts underscores the reluctance of some individuals to reach a compromise and highlights the exorbitant costs of failing to do so. In the case of Crowther v. Crowther & Ors, legal expenses totaling £2.3 million far outweighed the financial gains secured in the settlement. Mr. Justice Peel, the High

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24th April 2024

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