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While attention is focused on the country’s divorce from the EU and what the New Year will bring from the Brexit bargaining table, many families will be facing up to break-up issues closer to home.

   

Too often, the stress of trying to hold it together takes its toll on couples trying to manage one more family Christmas, especially if they are contemplating a separation in the New Year.

   

The return to work in January is commonly when family lawyers receive more enquiries than at any other time, but talking it through and getting advice from a family lawyer who is a member of Resolution (the solicitors family law association) can help keep things on track and ensure the situation stays as amicable as possible.

As Rob Parker, specialist family lawyer at Lamb Brooks, explains, ‘It’s really important to talk it over and get early advice on all of your options.  Having a better understanding of your legal position and all of the avenues open to you can be hugely empowering and enables you to make an informed decision as to how you move forward, whether separately or as a couple.’

   

‘The team here at Lamb Brooks are highly experienced and we offer the full range of family law services, including family mediation and collaborative practice’

   

For further information on separation or divorce or to book an initial appointment to explore your options and the different processes available, please contact our friendly team on 01256 844888 or email enquiries@lambbrooks.com.

     

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice.  The law may have changed since this article was published.   Readers should not act on the basis of the information included and should take appropriate professional advice upon their own particular circumstances.