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

This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...

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 Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...

Practice Note

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

Applications under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) are governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010). Schedule 1...

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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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