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Consent Orders

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 25th June 2018

This information page provides advice on the subject of 'consent orders' which are used in the family court as a means to formalise an agreement which has been reached. This page will explain in further detail what a consent order is, how to apply for a consent order and what to expect of the court process.  What is a Consent Order?  It is often the case that parents will reach an agreement regarding contact and residence. However, informal agreements are not automatically legally binding and therefore there are limited means of recourse if the opposing parent acts in breach of…

Surrogacy

Relevance: 11%      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. 

Travel and Relocation

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: 8th June 2018

This information page provides information on domestic & international travel and relocation. It will provide advice on the circumstances which require consent to be provided in order to travel domestically or internationally with a child and the options available if consent is not provided. Introduction This information page has four individual sub-headings:  Domestic Travel (within the UK) Domestic Relocation (within the UK) Foreign Travel (outside the UK) Foreign Relocation (outside the UK) Each sub-heading provides the legal position according to three common scenarios which are listed below:  Scenario 1:  I have a Special Guardianship Order, a Residence Order (granted before…

Young People and medical treatment

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 22nd May 2015

This page explains the law on consent to medical treatment and what to do in the event that there is a dispute about medical treatment.

Changing a child’s surname

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 20th May 2015

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

Dealing with Parental Responsibility disputes

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

Schools can sometimes find themselves in the middle of disputes between parents. This information page is to provide advice to schools on parental disputes and relevant court orders.

Dealing with Parental Responsibility disputes

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

Schools can sometimes find themselves in the middle of disputes between parents. This information page is to provide advice to schools on parental disputes and relevant court orders.

School powers to search and screen pupils

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 11th April 2016

This page provides information on the powers of schools to screen and search pupils for prohibited items with and without their consent and the power to seize and confiscate items from pupils.

Marriage and Civil Partnership

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 17th June 2016

This page explains the law on marriage and civil partnership. It provides information on the rights, responsibilities and obligations of parties to a marriage and civil partnership.

Alternatives to ending a marriage or civil partnership

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 17th June 2016

This guide provides information on the alternatives to ending a marriage or civil partnership which are annulment and judicial separation. It explains the grounds and the process.