Grandparents

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Grandparents guidance:

Step-parents Since 30 December 2005 a step-parent who is married to or the civil partner of a parent of a child who has parental responsibility may apply for an order for...

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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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Although it is generally recognised that grandparents can play an important role in the lives of their grandchildren, grandparents do not have an automatic right to apply...

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This document provides general guidance for grandparents regarding an application for a child arrangements order that makes provision for contact with grandchildren. Your...

Precedents

Dear [client name] Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) Court rules require that before making an application to issue certain kinds of family proceedings...

Precedents

Permission to apply for a section 8 order Under the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) certain applicants are entitled to apply for an order under ChA 1989, s 8 (s 8 order) on...

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Special guardianship orders A special guardianship order (SGO) is an order appointing one or more individuals to be a child's special guardian. It has been described as...

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