Family Law FAQs

Barcan+Kirby’s Family Law team are committed to providing clear, common sense advice during this time of uncertainty. Guidance for many aspects of family law is ever-changing, so we have done our best to answer your frequently asked questions below.

Can I still co-parent my child during this pandemic?

Further to Senior Cabinet Minister Michael Gove’s announcement on 24th March, where he stated that, “Where parents do not live in the same household, children under 18 can be moved between their parents’ homes”, the President of the Family Division has published some further guidance. You can read the guidance here.

If you’re a parent who is experiencing difficulty co-parenting or you need advice around childcare arrangements in general, our Family solicitors are here to help. Call us on 0117 325 2929 or complete our online enquiry form.

We will keep this page updated as and when anything changes.

I am no longer working so can’t afford legal advice. What can I do?

Unfortunately, many people will find themselves in a similar situation regarding finances during this time, but if you need legal advice about divorce, separation or any other family matter, we would encourage you to speak to us directly to discuss your options. It could be that you make a start and we can revisit and resume when you feel able to.




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