Top tips from single parents

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Get the information you need

I got legal advice soon after we broke up, which helped me feel in control. If I had to change contact arrangements I felt empowered having that information.

Mum, 1 child aged 6

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Try looking at lawyers on LinkedIn

To find legal advice I first just googled solicitors. But I didn’t know what I needed so I spoke to a friend who’s a corporate lawyer. She said look at their LinkedIn pages, to see who’s credible.

Mum, 1 child aged 6

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Try CAB for legal advice

If you need legal advice makes sure you get it and don't make any decisions alone. Citizens Advice Bureau were a great help for me.

Single mum

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