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Includes information on the rights of children on the breakdown of their parents' relationship.

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Childrens welfare

Children's rights when their parents' relationship breaks down.

5 Parents apart (PDF)

Squabbling over the children after a split can badly hurt both you and your kids. Our guide helps you make arrangements about your children if you don't live together, or are splitting up. It tells you where you can get help and, as a last resort, what the law can do.
Provided by Advicenow
3 Divorce and separation - supporting your children

Explains how you get maintenance for the children who are living with you. Covers the Child Support Agency and also explains what you can do if you don't have to use the CSA.
Provided by CLS Direct
1 Divorce and separation - if you have children

Explains how you make arrangements for your children if you get divorced, and what happens if you can't agree.
Provided by CLS Direct
10 Parenting plan - Putting your children first: a guide for separating parents (PDF)

When parents separate, emotions often run high. Whatever your feelings, it is really important to put your children's needs first. This guide helps you to work out the best possible arrangements.
Provided by Department for children, schools and families
2 Divorce and separation

Advice for young people if your parents are divorcing. Includes who will you live with, and how often will you see your other parent?
Provided by National Youth Agency

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