Children

Children guidance:

Introduction In addition to periodical payments orders, the court may also make capital orders under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989). Such orders are most...

Practice Note

From: [insert child's previous forename and surname] To: [insert child's new forename and surname] This change of name Deed is made the [insert date and month] 20[insert...

Precedents

This document provides general guidance regarding changing a child’s name. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. Who can...

Precedents

This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to...

Practice Note

Issues relating to a child's surname may arise more frequently between cohabitants, and former cohabitants, than couples who are, or have been, spouses or civil partners....

Practice Note

This document provides general guidance regarding financial provision for children. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...

Precedents

This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to...

Practice Note

This document provides general guidance regarding parental responsibility for a child. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...

Precedents

Parental responsibility Under the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), parental responsibility means all the rights, duties, powers, responsibility and authority that, by law, a...

Practice Note

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in England and Wales...

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Introduction Changes to statutory child support came into force initially in very limited circumstances with effect from 10 December 2012. Access to the revised scheme...

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