A report from The Guardian has suggested that a legal loophole that allows 16- and 17-year-olds in England and Wales to marry with parental consent… Read More »Loophole allowing 16 – 17 year olds to marry in UK
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More often than not, the breakdown of a marriage or long-term relationship is a traumatic experience. Not only is there emotional distress, but there may… Read More »Legal advice: The right steps to take when a relationship ends
Tension and emotions can run high during a separation, so it’s important to take steps to reduce stress for any children involved. It’s normal for… Read More »Advice for easing the stress of a separation for children
Any separation can be difficult, but one that involves children can be particularly challenging and emotional. The biggest decision that couples with children will need… Read More »Who decides where a child lives after their parents separate?
Following an influx in new childcare cases in the family courts, the President of the Family Law Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane has launched a public… Read More »Child cases starting in the family courts continue to rise
Without parental responsibility you may miss out on having a say in important decisions to do with your child’s life. It is a common misconception… Read More »How can I gain parental responsibility for my child?
If a parent wishes to change their child’s surname, they should first seek the consent of any other person with parental responsibility. There are several… Read More »Do I need consent from my ex to change our child’s name?