Source: Law Society Gazette According to the Office of National Statistics, over 27.5% of live births in England/Wales in 2015 were to women born outside the UK (excluding other births to foreign fathers). What will happen to families comprised of EU citizens when Britain leaves the EU? At that time, the ease with which such EU citizens could return to the UK is unclear/complex in situations that involve family breakdown. When considering an application to relocate with a child the paramount factor for the court will be the welfare/best interests of the child, including if a child moves, can the ’left behind’ parent visit in the child’s new country of residence with ease? The UK will call for ’close co-operation’ with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit, including those relating to divorce and living arrangements for children.