What are your rights as a non-biological parent?

As it is increasingly common for couples to divorce and remarry, the likelihood of a step-parent becoming involved in the upbringing of the child is extremely high. Parental rights for a step-parent are often unclear, especially if the relationship with the child’s...

Cohabitation figures on the rise

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirm that the number of cohabiting couples in the UK has risen by over 25% in the past 10 years. Cohabiting couples are now the fastest growing family type in the UK. Living together as a couple before...

A Guide to Grandparents’ Rights

Grandparents bring so many important qualities to a relationship with their grandchildren, the value of which should not be underestimated. However, grandparents’ rights are often over-looked when a relationship ends, leaving them to face the heartbreak of...