Family Law

Family setup is one of the best wishes of most adults who are in relationships. But most times, a happy union between couples usually takes a dive which might lead to legal separation or divorce.

Family law is an area of law which deals with intricacies of human relationship with each other. Though most couples enter into relationship either as unmarried, married, lesbian or homosexual, the expectation could most times be disappointing. The truth is that no one enters into any relationship with bad expectation especially when couples are consumed with love. That is why it is always so painful when someone you love and probably trusted so much decide to reciprocate with deceit. I was with a friend last time and she was telling me how her friend's husband started having affairs with his secretary. She told me how heart broken her friend was. When I asked her what her friend wanted to do about it, she replied that the poor lady was confused and was contemplating an appointment with me for legal advice. She told me that she wished that such a thing would never happen to her because she tied her future so much around her husband and never contemplated what would happen if such a thing should happen to her.

While the above discussion was about affairs, it is just one of many factors that can give rise to considering an appointment with a family law solicitor. Some people can be in an abusive relationship and others can also feel that they do not have feelings again for each other and would better to go their separate ways. Another issue which can trigger seeking legal advice is what tends to be on the rise and it is access to children. Many couple usually use denial of access to children to spite their estranged partners. Family law is a very sensitive area of law and needs family law solicitors advice before making any decision because most decisions always affect the lives of many people especially children. Please do not get me wrong. I am not suggesting that couple must stay together when the core principles that defined the quality of their relationship has been compromised. The worst thing that can happen to any person is staying in an unhappy relationship because it breeds unfaithfulness and anger. Besides, separation or divorce can most times be more healthy for children especially if it is an abusive relationship.  

However, while those who are not married always separate easily, it is not so with married couples because a lot of things are always at stake. Because they have to consider the welfare of the children and sharing of matrimonial assets. As stated earlier, it is advisable to always visit family law solicitors to seek advice on how to get a divorce if that is the decision you have made. 

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Credit for this video goes to The Law Society of England and Wales