Guardianship

Guardianship guidance:

Guardianship A guardian is someone who has been formally appointed to take the place of the child's deceased parent. A guardian may only be appointed in accordance with...

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, inter alia, when...

Practice Note

An application may be made to the Family Court by any individual to be appointed as a child's guardian.Children Act 1989, s 5(1) Permission is not required...

Practice Note

Revocation by parent, guardian or special guardian The appointment of a guardian by a parent, guardian or special guardian may be revoked in the following ways: • by...

Practice Note

Automatic termination of guardianship A guardian can be appointed conditionally or until the child reaches a specified age which is less than the attainment of majority...

Practice Note