We live in unprecedented times. We know that vulnerable individuals with underlying health issues are at risk if they contract the coronavirus. Governments across the world have introduced various measures in an attempt to contain the spread, most notably self-isolation. Unfortunately, the benefits that self-isolation do bring additional problems for other individuals in society who may be at risk, such as those who are the victims of domestic abuse.
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The position is that parents CAN continue to share the care of their children. Wherever possible and taking in to account the health of the children concerned and that of their parents children can continue to be with both parents.
As Family lawyers, our experienced team are very aware of the negative impacts on modern families where they stop working together as a unit. Here are some family inclusive and child friendly ways to alleviate stress, tension and disruption and keep ourselves active and occupied.
With the after effects of self isolation felt by families across China, we at Harper Macleod, we want to see families continue to function together, which is why we have formulated a few tips which might help guide modern families through these challenging times.
Face-to-face meetings between a solicitor and client are a typical feature when making a Will or Power of Attorney, but that is becoming more and more difficult to do in the current crisis. We have been working on practical ways to allow us to continue to help you keep your Will and Power of Attorney arrangements up to date.