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Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a psychological mind game which involves unnecessary manipulation and behaviour towards a child to ruin a relationship between the child and the separated or divorced parent. Cafcass (The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service) say that Parental alienation is a form of child abuse.

“Anthony Douglas, chief executive of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), warned against the danger of "parental alienation".

He said the deliberate manipulation of a child by one parent against the other has become so common in family breakdowns that it should be dealt with like any other form of neglect or child abuse.”

At Banner Jones, we understand that ex-partners may not get along. However, it is imperative to be strong and fair for the interest of the children involved.

At Banner Jones, we have dealt with all forms of Family Law. For friendly, compassionate legal advice, call 0330 017 6304 in confidence. We're here to help.


This type of behaviour not only damages the relationship between the children involved and the separated parent but also has long-term, even permanent, psychological implications. 

At Banner Jones, our Family Law Solicitors in Sheffield, Dronfield, Nottingham, Mansfield and Chesterfield can evaluate the following signs:

  • False allegations
  • Recognising alienation behaviour in a child and protecting the affected child
  • Identifying alienation in parents

For more information on dealing with parental alienation. Call our team of Family Law Solicitors on 0330 017 6304 in confidence.

Why Banner Jones Solicitors for Family Law Cases?

1) We have a wealth of experience in all aspects of family law.

Whether you need help with divorce settlements, financial settlements, prenuptial agreements, issues related to your children or even domestic abuse, we can help. Your matter will be treated with the utmost sensitivity.

2) We’re here to support you!

The world of Family Law is complex, and every case is unique. Everyone has their unique set of circumstances, and there could be many options you need to consider. At Banner Jones, we aim to make the process as straightforward and as hassle-free as possible.

3) Communication is key

When dealing with any legal matter, it is vital that you receive the best service possible. Our Family Law team offers excellent customer service, with 97% of clients saying they’d recommend us to a friend.

4) We're one of the top legal firms in the UK.

For five years in a row, Banner Jones Solicitors has been ranked as a ‘Leading Firm’ within the “UK Legal 500". With offices in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, we've helped many clients with their family law matters.

5) We offer fixed fee where possible.

There will be no hidden charges, everything is explained up front.

For more information, call Banner Jones on 0330 017 6304 confidence. We are here to help.

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