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From Divorce to Death: The dos and don’ts of having difficult conversations with kids

Legal and General partnered with Clinical Psychologist Dr Angharad Rudkin to explore the importance of having difficult conversations with children, including that about organ donation. Dr Rudkin discussed how to approach the conversation appropriately and provided some useful tips for parents wanting to engage their child in such conversations.

Important conversations to have with...
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Family lawyers must ‘challenge’ themselves amidst growing desire for amicable divorces

Poll reveals that majority of couples want to ‘keep things civil’ while separating

One of the country’s leading family lawyers has said the profession needs to ‘challenge itself’ to better meet the needs of consumers amidst growing demand for a more amicable solution to separation and divorce.

The call to action follows a recent poll carried out by national consumer law firm...

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Charity calls on government to put its ‘money where its mouth is’ with mediation voucher scheme extension

NFM criticises ‘stick vs carrot’ approach to clearing family court backlog

A national charity that provides mediation for families in conflict has called on the government to ‘put its money where its mouth is’ when it comes to making mediation a default option for warring families.

The call to action comes after reports that Dominic Raab is backing efforts to use mediation...