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Are we Breaking the Law by Home Schooling?
Are we Breaking the Law by Home Schooling?
An overview of the legal position for parents who choose to educate their children at home, including what is a parent’s legal duty and the role of the Local Education…...
Can I Change My Daughter's Surname?
Can I Change My Daughter's Surname?
How to change a child’s surname, who needs to consent, who has parental responsibility, and whether the new name can be shown on the birth certificate....
Can I Stop my Children Meeting my Husbands' Partner?
Can I Stop my Children Meeting my Husbands' Partner?
The steps that can be taken to prevent children meeting a spouse’s new partner and the courts’ powers to grant a Prohibited Steps Order....
Can we Legally Throw Out Our 16-Year-Old Son?
Can we Legally Throw Out Our 16-Year-Old Son?
Can I throw out my 16-year-old son? The responsibilities that parents have towards their children until they reach the age of 18....
Can we Stop Our Father's Visitation Rights to See Us?
Can we Stop Our Father's Visitation Rights to See Us?
Can a child refuse contact with a parent if there is a contact order in place? Find out more here....
Could a Child Choose Which Parent to Live With?
Could a Child Choose Which Parent to Live With?
What happens when a child wants to live with a non-resident parent? The procedure is explained here....
Do I Have the Right to Know Where My Children Are?
Do I Have the Right to Know Where My Children Are?
When there is more than one parent with parental responsibility, what rights do they have in relation to their children for the times when they do not have care of the…...
Do I Have to Bring My Daughter Back?
Do I Have to Bring My Daughter Back?
What should a mother do in what might prove to be a transatlantic custody dispute?...
My Children Have Been Taken Into Care - What Are my Legal Rights?
My Children Have Been Taken Into Care - What Are my Legal Rights?
One mother asks what her rights are now that Social Services have taken her children into care....
Should we Still Pay Maintenance?
Should we Still Pay Maintenance?
A person with parental responsibility for a child has a duty to provide for them until they are 18 years old. But what happens if the child is living without either…...
What are my Ex-Partners Visitation Rights?
What are my Ex-Partners Visitation Rights?
Resolving child custody and visitation rights when a relationship between unmarried parents breaks down. Which law applies when the parties live in different EU states?...
What Rights do I Have as a Grandparent?
What Rights do I Have as a Grandparent?
What happens when people with parental responsibility disagree about what is best for a child, and what are grandparents’ rights towards their grandchildren....
When To Consider Legal Guardianship
When To Consider Legal Guardianship
Legal guardianship is when a person is appointed to look after children in the event of their parents’ death. Find out how to chose and appoint the right person....
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