French Families in England: What after Seperation?

The Impact of French Families in the UK Post Separation

5 Measures to the Mediation Refine

As Brexit looms, we are faced with many uncertainties. One of the most significant is how it will impact French families living in the UK. Across the country, there are thousands of French nationals who have made their homes here and built their families. With the looming uncertainty of Brexit, many are left wondering what the future holds for them. In this article, we discuss the potential impacts of separation on French families in the UK and how Mediation Europe can offer support during these difficult times.

  1. Separation and Divorce Separation and divorce can be a challenging time for any family, regardless of nationality. However, for French nationals in the UK, separation can be even more complicated. In the past, EU regulations provided a framework for dealing with legal issues such as child custody and visitation rights. With the UK leaving the EU, it is uncertain how these issues will be handled in the future. This uncertainty can create additional stress for families going through a separation.
  2. Child Custody and Visitation Rights Child custody and visitation rights are often a contentious issue during separation. For French nationals in the UK, the lack of a clear legal framework post-Brexit can cause additional anxiety and concern. It is important to note that the UK has signed the Hague Convention, which provides some legal protection for international child custody cases. However, the lack of clarity around how this will be enforced can still create uncertainty for French families.
  3. Financial Implications Separation can also have a significant financial impact on families. For French nationals living in the UK, there may be a risk of losing access to certain financial benefits and rights. It is essential to understand the potential financial implications of separation and take steps to protect your financial interests.
  4. The Benefits of Mediation Mediation can be an effective way to resolve disputes during separation. It is a voluntary and confidential process that allows both parties to work towards a mutually beneficial agreement. Mediation Europe provides a safe and supportive environment for families going through separation. Our experienced mediators can help you navigate the complexities of separation and find solutions that work for everyone involved.


Brexit has created a great deal of uncertainty for French families living in the UK. However, it is important to remember that support is available. Mediation Europe offers a range of services to help families going through separation. Our experienced team of mediators can provide guidance and support to help you navigate this challenging time.

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