As years go on families change and grow, and often expand significantly following the breakdown of an initial relationship.
What flows from this is that oftentimes there will be a much larger, more complex family centred around children. We like to refer to these as blended families or modern families.
Sometimes this set up works well on its’ own, but sometimes legal steps are required in order to provide security and protection to the children of these families.
For example, some step-parents or close relatives may choose to adopt. Click here for more information about step-parent adoption.
It is also possible for more than two people to have parental rights and responsibilities for a child. We can assist with the obtaining of parental rights and responsibilities if you find that that would be a better suit for your family.
For times when relations have broken down and a dispute has arisen, we have a large team of experienced family lawyers who can not only assist in any court action, but can also mediate or collaborate to help all parties reach an agreement about the best interests of a child of the family.
For more information or to arrange a fixed fee appointment with one of our specialists, please get in touch.
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