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Co-parenting after separation

21st January 2021 by Gemma Burden

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Parenting is hard at the best of times but throw into the mix dealing with a separation during lockdown, making the right decisions can seem impossible and cause long term damage to your children in the process.

The following PDF details some suggestions about how you can work together as co-parents to help give your child the best possible foundation for life as a happy and well-adjusted adult:

Co-parenting after separation

Laceys Mediation have offices based in Poole and Southampton. If you would like any further advice on mediation please contact our Mediation department on 01202 721822 or g.burden@laceyssolicitors.co.uk who will be happy to help.

Gemma Burden

Partner — Mediation

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  • “I was very happy with Gemma Burden. She was very clear and to the point. Gemma Burden was very good at staying neutral. This must be very hard sometimes. She is very professional and is very good at explaining all points in mediation. I would recommend Laceys Mediation to all. I would give Gemma Burden top marks in all aspects of mediation and she has my thanks.”

    Anonymous

  • “Gemma was able to help us narrow the issues between us so we could focus on resolution. I feel she treated us both equally and professionally.”

    Maria Vine

  • “Gemma seemed to quickly understand our situation and acted accordingly and in what I felt with best interest.”

    Charlotte

Gemma is the head of our mediation department and a Family Mediation Council Accredited lawyer mediator. Gemma qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and joined Laceys in 2001. She has specialised in family law since qualifying as a solicitor and has worked full time as a mediator since 2009.

Gemma is qualified in all areas of family mediation, including divorce and financial settlements, child arrangements and property disputes between cohabitees.  She is also qualified to see children as part of the mediation process.  Gemma is able to draw on her legal expertise when helping couples work out complex financial settlements and new parenting arrangements.

In her spare time Gemma likes to spend time with her family, especially her dog who never answers back.  Her chosen stress beaters are running, swimming and the beach.

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