Breaking Good - Episode Six: Putting the children first - top tips for separated parents navigating the Covid-19 pandemic
Co-hosts Marcus Brigstocke and Head of Family, Jo Edwards are joined by preeminent family Barrister Matthew Brunsdon-Tully to discuss the challenges facing separated parents during the pandemic and tips on how best to resolve the issues, drawing on experience of the common questions that have arisen.
They share advice for separated parents who are dealing with issues relating to childcare arrangements, home schooling and school holidays, as well as the impact of anticipated longer term trends such one separated parent wanting to move out of the city with the children in search of outside space and how changing work habits may also change/influence child arrangements moving forward.
Resources mentioned in the episode
- The Book - Separating & Parenting Through The COVID Pandemic: Key Questions Answered
- Forsters' FAQs
- Commons library report
- Our Family Wizard app
In this episode we were joined by:
- Jo Edwards, Partner and Head of Family in our Family team
- Matthew Brunsdon-Tully, Partner in our Family team
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Coming to a decision to separate or divorce is difficult and often distressing. For many, the process that lies ahead is a mystery and it is assumed that it will be confrontational and drawn-out. However, there is in fact a wide range of forward-thinking, constructive approaches to resolving the issues flowing from your divorce or separation.