Parental responsibility

Parental responsibility guidance:

A mother wishes to change a child’s forename. The father does not have parental responsibility but has been involved with the child. Can the mother change the child’s...

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The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Acquisition of parental responsibility by female parents...

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The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Acquisition of parental responsibility by step-parents and others...

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The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Acquisition of parental responsibility by unmarried fathers...

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Are there any cases in which the court has considered the grant of parental...

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a stepfather (who was married to the mother) enter into a parental responsibility...

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can grandparents enter into a parental responsibility agreement?

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can the court change a child's name where the child is subject to a care order?...

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can the parents of a child who is subject to an interim care order enter into a...

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The following Family precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Change of name deed (adult)

Precedents

The following Family precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Change of name deed (child)

Precedents

The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Change of name of a child

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The following Family precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Changing a child’s name—client guide

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Do both parties with parental responsibility for a child need to complete, sign and...

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Does a father have parental responsibility where the mother and father married and divorced outside the jurisdiction, the mother has remarried and returned to the UK, and...

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Does a father who was named on a child’s birth certificate in relation to a child born in 2002, acquire parental responsibility for the child as a result of that...

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The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Exercise of parental responsibility

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The following Family Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on How may a father’s details be added to a birth certificate, after the initial...

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If an unmarried father acquires parental responsibility on the making of a child arrangements order (CAO) providing for the child to spend time with him, does that...

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