Children law covers lots of areas, from divorce to disputes over child arrangements to guardianships to the rights of grandparents and more. What's important is to understand the welfare of a child is the primary concern of the Court. If you have a legal issue concerning your child, make sure you use an accredited children lawyer who is a specialist in dealing with the areas of the law related to children.
There are a number of things to consider when it comes to children; these are some of the questions most people ask:
I want to apply for custody
How do I get full custody?
My ex isn’t paying any maintenance so I’ve stopped them from seeing our child
The child says they don’t want to go, what do I do?
What is parental responsibility?
I want to take the child away, do I need permission?
In order to take a child away from England or Wales you need the permission of every parent with parental responsibility. This means you have to inform the other parent of your plans to avoid any unnecessary worry or confusion, but if the other parent won’t provide their agreement you may need to make an application to the court.
Unless there’s a serious concern that the child is going to be abducted, the court is unlikely to prevent a child being taken on holiday. If you have a Child Arrangement Order that states your child lives with you, you can take them out of England and Wales for up to four weeks without requiring a court order.
I can’t see my child, what should I do?
Can I change my child’s name?
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