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Co-parenting at your child's birthday party

Organising a party for your children when you're separated or separating can be a tricky balancing act. Having just gone[...]

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Tips for co-parenting after separation

“Co-parenting” describes a parenting relationship in which the child’s parents share responsibility for bringing up thei[...]

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When will ‘No Fault Divorce’ become law?

You may have seen the recent media coverage about ‘no fault’ divorce and the planned changes to divorce laws in England [...]

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Mediation or amicable Negotiation – What’s the difference?

What's the difference between mediation and amicable's negotiation support? Find out here.[...]

Introducing new partners to your ex partner after divorce

Introducing new partners to your ex partner after divorce

Advice from co-parenting expert, Marcie Shaoul, on how to introduce new partners to your blended family after divorce / [...]

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Why is my divorce taking so long?

The legal process of divorcing or ending a civil partnership takes longer than most people realise. The average time it [...]

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Divorced Dads: Turn Father's Day Inside Out

Father's Day is supposed to be a holiday where Dads everywhere get celebrated by their nearest and dearest, where they g[...]

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Lara's story: Things I wish I knew before I got divorced

Divorce is such an alien experience. Our world is turned upside down and inside out, and we often find ourselves reacti[...]

Divorce dictionary entry

What is a Decree Nisi?

If you are legally ending your marriage by divorcing or ending your civil partnership through a dissolution in England a[...]

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Quotes about divorce and separation

Here is amicable’s pick of the most inspiring, positive and helpful quotes out there about divorce and separation. Share[...]

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3 tips to help you communicate with your ex as you separate or divorce

Communication with your ex during a divorce or separation can be fraught and full of stress. When you are caught in a c[...]

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Childcare arrangements after separation

Adjusting to your new family set up post-separation can be challenging. You may not get it right first time, and things [...]

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No fault divorce - what you need to know

David Gauke, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor confirmed today that divorce laws will change and ‘no-fa[...]

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Books for co-parents after divorce or separation

Finding the right advice for you and your family can be a challenge, especially if you’re separating or separated. Ther[...]

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Changing back to your maiden name after divorce

Guidance on how to change back to your maiden name after a divorce / civil partnership dissolution.[...]



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