The creation of life breeds responsibility from birth, while the child carries no knowledge or understanding beyond that which is seen and heard.
After centuries of silence, the Children Act 1989 gave those of a minority age the first legal right to ask that their emotional, physical, environmental, material, spiritual and educational needs be met.
Despite this landmark achievement, adult relationships and marriage often fail to sustain the family model, which leaves the children alone to absorb the fallout of divorce or separation.
“The child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding.”UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHT OF THE CHILD
However, by shouldering the needs of the children and the pain of the parents, we can safely navigate the legal terrain with an eye on costs and an outcome to leave everybody valued, so when you’re seeking legal support and understanding, BLACK LETTER LAW® is the only solution you’ll ever need.