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Separating parents are fighting each other through the courts over whether their children should return to school as lockdown is eased, a leading family lawyer has revealed.

The reopening of classrooms in England is developing into a battleground for divorcing couples who disagree over whether their children should be allowed back to school or kept at home for safety reasons, according to Sarah Williams, legal director at the London family law firm Payne Hicks Beach.

Williams is dealing with several cases where divorcing mothers and fathers are taking disagreements over what should happen to their child to the family courts. Her colleagues are dealing with similar disputes.

Read the full article here: The Guardian

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