Minimising the Impact of Divorce on children

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Sir Nicholas Wall, President of the Family Division, has raised concerns about separating parents who involve children in their own personal disputes.

He is quoted as saying:
“Parents, in my experience, often find it difficult to understand that children both love and have loyalty to both parents. There is nothing worse, for most children, than for their parents to denigrate each other… each parent represents 50% of the child’s gene pool.”

He went on to say:
“If a child is made to feel by one parent that the other parent is worthless then that child’s sense of self worth can be irredeemably damaged. Parents simply do not realise the damage they do to their children by the battles they wage over them”.

When our family law specialists deal with a divorce or separation involving children they always so so sympathetically and with compassion. We know that any judge will have the welfare of those children involved at the forefront of their mind.

If you are looking for experienced divorce solicitors in North Devon who understand how the courts operate and who recognise the vulnerability of children in the process then give us a call. We operate a free legal helpline that you can ring for preliminary guidance on 0808 139 1606. Alternatively you can send an email to us at [email protected]