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A sample child arrangements order

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 15th September 2015

This page has a sample of an order that can be issued setting out contact and living arrangements for children and an explanation of the contents and terminology used in an order.

Taking a child on holiday

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 7th January 2016

This page provides information on when you can take a child on holiday, whose permission is required and how you can prevent a parent from taking a child outside of England and Wales. It also includes information on taking a child on holiday during school term-time.

Contact with a child in care

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 24th June 2015

This page explains the law surrounding contact with a child who is looked after, including how to apply for contact with a child in care and what the court will consider.

Changing a child’s surname

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 20th May 2015

This page explains the situations in which a child’s surname can be changed.

Legal aid if your child is at risk of abuse

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 6th November 2015

This page explains the different forms of evidence accepted for legal aid for private family law disputes when you care for a child who is at risk of abuse from the other party.

Christmas Holidays FAQ

Relevance: 3%      Posted on: 14th December 2017

This page provides answers to FAQ's regarding Christmas Holidays and the family law issues which are particularly relevant at this time of the year.  Are the family courts closed over the Christmas holidays?  Crown Courts, County Courts and the Royal Courts of Justice will close over the Christmas period on: Monday 25 December 2017 Tuesday 26 December 2017 Wednesday 27 December 2017 Monday 1 January 2018 Some emergency courts may operate over the holiday. See court and tribunal finder for details. In the case of there being no court order in place, what should the arrangements be for residence/contact over the Christmas…

Enforcement of an Order for contact or residence

Relevance: 2%      Posted on: 30th July 2015

This how to guide explains the steps that you can take to enforce a Child Arrangements Order, a Contact Order or a Residence Order if one party has acted in breach of its terms.

Variation and discharge of an order for contact or residence

Relevance: 2%      Posted on: 30th July 2015

This how to guide explains the steps that you can take to vary or discharge a Contact Order or Residence Order (granted prior to 22.04.2014) or Child Arrangements Order if the terms are no longer in the child's best interests.

Attending court

Relevance: 2%      Posted on: 4th October 2015

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Family mediation

Relevance: 1%      Posted on: 21st May 2015

This page explains the process of family mediation, when mediation is necessary and the expected standards of a family mediator.