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Stay at home dads and divorce

Andrea Boulter, Senior Family Law Solicitor

– If you are the primary care-giver and your spouse files for divorce, claiming they want shared or primary care of your children, what do you do? As this article demonstrates it can create all sorts of issues for the basic logistics of child arrangements and cause more heartache on top of what is already a very stressful situation. If you find yourself in this situation, come and talk to our family law experts for advice.

It’s every stay-at home dad’s worst nightmare. A previously high-flying man puts his career on hold to allow his more successful wife to continue working, while he brings up their newborn child.

So far, so progressive: after all, what truly modern man wouldn’t do the same?

Then, a couple of years later, when your gurgling baby turns into a beautiful, walking, talking little person, mum suddenly files for divorce – and demands custody of the child you reared while she made her fortune.

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