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Increased social distancing measures to combat the coronavirus are putting strain on UK families with shared childcare arrangements, say family and divorce lawyers.

Boris Johnson has warned everyone should be socially distancing, including working from home where possible, not visiting pubs or restaurants and not seeing family in other households.

And for those with underlying health conditions the instructions are even stricter – self-isolate at home for a period of 12 weeks.

Simon Mawdsley, a family law senior associate at Aaron & Partners, tells The Independent that as these policies become more widespread there is “confusion” about what arrangements between couples might mean, particularly without any assistance from the courts.

Read the full article here: The independent

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