Children living half a world away from parents

It is emotional for parents who have undergone divorce or separation when their children are separated from them and they lose custody. What gets even more difficult for parents is when they are living away from their children in separate parts of the world. We consider the case of Ford v Khalil & Another (2018) […]

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COVID-19

COVID-19 is a viral crisis which has taken the world by storm. This crisis has led to parents whose children are subject to Child Arrangements Orders being concerned as to their ability to meet the requirements of the family court orders in a safe and effective manner. On the 23rd March 2019 the Prime Minister […]

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avoid a stressful divorce

Divorce is often a seen as a bad phase of life and triggers a number of emotions. There will also be lots of decisions which need to be made between the separating partners before they can consider moving on with their life. In order to successfully resolve issues surrounding a divorce partners must ensure they […]

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remove child from parent

It is quite unfortunate when a child is removed from a parent. This is often the case when the Local Authority makes an application for a care order. A court can remove child from parent where it is satisfied that: The child has suffered or is likely to suffer significant harm, The harm or likelihood […]

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consequences of Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is when a child’s resistance or hostility towards one parent is not justified and is the result of psychological manipulation by the other parent. As a result of such manipulation by one parent a child may want to stop any contact with a parent following the divorce or separation of the parents. If […]

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typical child contact arrangements

Assessing typical child contact arrangements can be difficult. Typically following a divorce or separation the children will reside with one parent who has child custody and the other parent will need to agree child contact arrangements with the resident parent. Child contact arrangements dictate where and when the non-resident parent will see and have contact […]

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Compulsive litigant

A divorce or separation is often caused by differences in thinking or actions between the couple. Following a divorce or separation the differences in a couple may continue when matters regarding their children arise. We have often seen parents being quick to pursue a court application to secure custody or contact of their children. Parents […]

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Cost consequences

We often hear about cases in which a parent who has acted unreasonable during the course of legal proceedings being subject to adverse cost consequences. However, our child law experts today consider whether a parent can be made to pay their own legal costs despite a successful appeal. In the case of M (A Child) […]

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Surrogacy

Surrogacy is when a surrogate mother carries and gives birth to a baby for another person or couple. Surrogacy is regulated by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). The intended parents are parents who become the legal parent(s) of a child born through surrogacy and will obtain parental responsibility over the child. It is […]

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Divorce Petition

If you’re received a divorce petition then you may want to consider your next steps carefully. Quite often couples are aware of divorce as divorce is finally filed after years of separation and is well anticipated. In other situations, the divorce petition may come as a complete surprise to the person receiving paperwork. Many partners […]

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Parents adopt

The charity Family Rights Group reported that close to 40 per cent of children have been separated from all their siblings by the care system. The data suggests that just under half of the children are separated in residential or foster care. Children who are adopted do even better – only five per cent of […]

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