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Relevance: 100% Posted on: 17th August 2018
This page explains the legal process of non-agency adoption which involves placements that have not been arranged by a local authority or registered adoption agency. It explains who can adopt a child, what is process in order to apply for non-agency adoption and post-adoption contact. What is non-agency adoption Non-agency adoption is the name given to adoption applications which involve a child who has not been placed with the prospective adopter by an adoption agency. The principal categories of non-agency adoption are: Step-parent adoption (application by the partner of the parent of a child) Applications by local authority foster carers Applications…
Relevance: 20% Posted on: 1st December 2015
Adoption Family and friends care Homelessness (16/17 year olds) Locating a child Parental Responsibility Private fostering Residence Section 20 Accommodation Special Guardianship Surrogacy Testamentary Guardianship Wardship Young carers
Relevance: 15% Posted on: 4th January 2017
The Coram charitiesCoram Children’s ServicesTo develop, deliver and promote best practice in the care of vulnerable children and young people, and to build resilience enabling them to take responsibility for their lives and fulfil their potential.To find out more visit: www.coram.org.ukCoram Children’s Legal CentreTo promote and protect children’s rights in the UK and overseas through law, policy and practice.To find out more visit: www.childrenslegalcentre.comLawStuffLawstuff provides legal advice and information on Child, Family and Education Law to young people aged between 13-21. www.lawstuff.org.ukCoram-iTo improve the lives of vulnerable children by providing data-led insight and innovation to local authorities and professionals, so…
Relevance: 15% Posted on: 14th August 2018
General Information Parents of a new-born child are legally required to register the child's birth in order to obtain a birth certificate and give him/her an official identity. A child's birth must be registered within 42 days of his or her date of birth and the birth should be registered at the local register office for the area where the child was born. Further information can be found here: www.gov.uk/register-birth Married parents Either parent can register the birth if they were married to each other at the time of the child's birth. The birth certificate will include both parent's details. …
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Abduction Access to information Adoption Advocacy Changing a child's surname Child abuse Contact Domestic abuse Family mediation Legal aid for family law matters Legal aid if you have been a victim of domestic abuse Legal aid if your child is at risk of abuse Locating a child Parental responsibility Residence Special guardianship Taking a child on holiday Testamentary guardianship Wardship Young people and medical treatment
Relevance: 14% Posted on: 4th October 2015
Parental disputes Abduction Access to information Adoption (non-agency) Advocacy Child abuse Contact Domestic abuse Family mediation Legal aid for family law matters Legal aid if you have been a victim of domestic abuse Legal aid if your child is at risk of abuse Locating a child Parental responsibility Residence Special guardianship Travel and Relocation Testamentary guardianship Wardship Young people and medical treatment Raising and caring for young people Adoption Family and friends care Homelessness (16/17 year olds) Locating a child Parental Responsibility Private fostering Residence Section 20 Accommodation Special Guardianship Surrogacy Testamentary Guardianship Wardship Young carers Duties of Children’s Services Advocacy…
Relevance: 14% Posted on: 19th October 2017
This page provides advice on the law relating to surrogacy including the different types of surrogacy and who is regarded as the legal parent(s) of the child at the time of birth and for the future.
Relevance: 11% Posted on: 16th July 2015
This page explains the situations where Special Guardianship might be appropriate to secure the long term arrangements for a child living with a person other than their parent. It explains the assessment process and support available.
Relevance: 11% Posted on: 23rd May 2015
Abduction Accommodation for under 16s Adoption Advocacy Bullying Changing a child’s surname Child abuse Child Protection and the role of Children’s Services Child Protection Case Conference and Child Protection Plans Complaints to Academy Schools Complaints to Independent Schools Complaints to Maintained Schools Complaints to Schools Contact Contact with a child in care Direct Payments Disability discrimination in education Domestic abuse Education for children out of school Family and Friends Care Family mediation Hearings in the Family Court Home alone Home education Homelessness Litigants in Person Local Authority duties towards children Parental responsibility Private fostering Residence School admissions School attendance and absence…
Relevance: 10% Posted on: 6th November 2015
This page provides information on getting help to pay for legal costs for family matters. It explains what legal aid is, when it is available and the type of help it covers. It also provides information on the evidence needed for legal aid in private disputes about arrangements for children.