Prohibited steps orders

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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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Family proceedings are governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955. The rules in respect of private law proceedings relating to...

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Child arrangements orders Amendments made to section 8(1) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) removed the concepts of 'contact order' and 'residence order' and inserted...

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Search and recovery Where a person is required by an order under section 8 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) to give up a child to another person and the...

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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, inter alia, for practitioners considering which courts...

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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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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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Prohibited steps orders A prohibited steps order is: '… an order that no step which could be taken by a parent in meeting his parental responsibility for a child, and...

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