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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Cafcass is Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service and they get involved in  child act proceedings once an application has been submitted to the family court. The role of Cafcass is to safeguard and promote the welfare of children by considering their needs, wished and feeling in child cases. The court usually asks […]

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Can a Father put himself on the Birth Certificate

Many fathers are in the unfortunate circumstances where their name does not appear on the child’s birth certificate. The consequences of this is that a father does not have any legal rights over their child unless the mother allows this. If a father has their name on the birth certificate, then they would have the […]

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What rights does a father have to see his child

Many fathers following separation or divorce often hold the opinion that English Law favours mothers when matters concerning child contact and child custody arise. This often leads many fathers to believe that they do not have any rights to seeing their children. A father living in the UK is entitled to have a say in […]

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Refusal of adoption

Many couple who are unable to conceive any children usually rely on adoption in order to complete their family and to allow them the opportunity to care for a child. We consider an unfortunate situation in which a Sikh couple were unsuccessful in fertility treatment and made an application for child adoption. Sikh couple refused […]

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direct child contact

For many parent’s divorce and separation is often a difficult and traumatic time. Generally parents would like to continue to be a part of their child’s life and would like contact with between the children and non-resident to continue. Contact determines the days and times a parent will see their children and the length of […]

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FAMILY LAW COURT CASES

The general rule in England and Wales is that costs follow the event. This is where the loser is to pay the costs of the winner. However, this principle does not apply to family law cases. Under the Family Procedure Rules of 2010 r. 28.1 the court may at any time make such an order […]

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A FATHER FAILS TO ACHIEVE SOLE PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Parental responsibility confirms the legal rights and responsibilities a parent obtains over children. The Children Act 1989 states these are all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and their property. The Act confirms that all the holders of parental responsibility […]

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Child Support is also known as child maintenance. Child maintenance is designed to make parents responsible for maintaining their children. Non-resident parents (who do not live with the child) make periodical payments to resident parents who live with the child and responsible for the daily care of a child. Child support payments are often required […]

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We often hear about cases in which drug and alcohol abuse are known to affect the welfare and wellbeing of children. In such cases parents abusing such substances are usually denied custody or contact with their children. We consider a recent case of W (A child: care proceedings) (2017) in which it was found that […]

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