The ‘traditional’ view of a family nucleus continues to exist. However, by way of societal progression, the modern definition of a family is continuing to evolve. The examples of varying family structures include: two parent families, single parent families, extended families living together, grandparent families, ‘step’ families amongst others.
When you are separating from your partner a child arrangement order may be necessary to resolve disagreements regarding where and with who children will live, or how much time they will spend with a parent or other person with whom they do not live.
What is Judicial Separation? This is a formal process by which you confirm the marital separation between you and your partner. There is often confusion regarding this process. It is very important to remember that this process does NOT end the marriage and at the end of the process you will remain married to your ex-partner. If you seek to dissolve the marriage, you should be considering divorce proceedings and we invite you to contact us to discuss your specific circumstances.