Parental responsibility

Parental responsibility guidance:

Who has parental responsibility? At birth • where the parents were married to each other at the time of the child's birth, they each have parental responsibility...

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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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Who has parental responsibility? At birth • where the parents were married to each other at the time of the child's birth, they each have parental responsibility...

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Children's surnames at registration A child's birth must be registered within 42 days of birth.BDRA 1953, s 2 The surname entered on the register is the...

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Sharing parental responsibility More than one person may have parental responsibility for the same child at the same time. A parent does not cease to have parental...

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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...

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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...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to private children proceedings in Scotland, including as to parental responsibilities and rights and how they may be...

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Non-court dispute resolution—mediation information and assessment meetings (MIAMs) CFA 2014, s 10 provides that from 22 April 2014 attendance at a family...

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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 considering which...

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Definition Parental responsibility is concerned with the care and upbringing of a child until they grow up. Under the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) parental...

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