For parents going through a divorce or separation, where there are young children involved, then the tricky subject of Parental Responsibility may have come into conversation. In legal terms, Parental Responsibility is all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property. If you are confused by what this means, then, simply put, Parental Responsibility is the legal right to have input into key decisions

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The damaging effects of parental alienation is well known in North America and is a concept becoming much more widely recognised and tackled by agencies in the UK. Parental alienation involves the systematic denigration of one parent by the other with the intent of turning the child against the other. This behaviour can accompany high-conflict marriages and occur during separation or divorce where legal action is involved. Very sadly, it can lead to a serious psychological issue for the

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Being falsely accused in any way can be a harrowing and incredibly unpleasant experience, but when the accusation is of an alleged crime and it’s made for malicious reasons, it’s vital you get the legal help and protection you need. Even innocent mistakes or misunderstandings can leave lasting scars if not resolved correctly. False allegations are often made when emotions are running high and misinformed people believe they are doing the right thing. This can happen in situations where

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Older people in England are living longer than ever before and while this means our loved ones remain with us for longer, it also brings the increased likelihood of poor health and onset of illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Sufferers of these debilitating diseases can present challenging behaviour that can be hard to cope with and sadly there has been a growth in elder abuse in recent years. What is Elder Abuse? Elder abuse can take place in any location, from care homes and

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By 2021, there will be one million people in the UK with dementia. The diagnosis of a loved one can bring unexpected challenges to family and friends as they begin to understand the ramifications of dementia. One often overlooked problem is the potential for fraud and financial abuse that dementia sufferers can be vulnerable to. A 2011 report by the Alzheimer’s Society into financial abuse encountered by dementia sufferers shed light on this major problem and called for strong measures to

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