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Separation can be a difficult time for families, especially when it comes to children's well-being. A Child Arrangement Order is a legal framework established by a court to ensure that children have consistent and healthy relationships with both parents after separation.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
A pre-proceedings meeting, or legal gateway meeting, means that the Local Authority is concerned about the care of your children and is considering taking the matter to Court.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
Receiving a pre-proceedings letter from Social Services can be a concerning and pivotal moment for families. The PLO letter indicates that the Local Authority is troubled about the welfare of your children and is contemplating court involvement.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
Child abduction is when a person takes or sends a child under the age of 16 out of the UK without the consent of those with parental responsibility or consent from the court.
Our People - Olivia Allen
Is your ex-partner not letting you see your children as much as you want, or at all? Have you tried discussing this and negotiating, to no avail? It may be that the only way left for you is to apply to court to get an order to see your children.
Our People - Olivia Allen
A child arrangement order is a court order which sets out the arrangements for where and with who children with live and how often, and under what circumstances they will spend time with the non-resident parent. Can you enforce it and how?
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
There are three main options for arranging child maintenance payments with your ex-partner where you are NOT married, these are informal/family based agreements, using the Child Maintenance Service and through a court order.
Our People - Olivia Allen
Whilst, ideally, no child would be affected by a divorce or separation, the reality is very different. If you are struggling with your ex-partner in terms of agreeing who can see the children, when, and how, then the court could get involved to help decide the issue.
Our People - Olivia Allen
Loretta Orsi-Barzanti considers the realities of child maintenance, the ups, the downs and how to navigate what can often be troubled waters.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
Peter Bushell considers whether courts are likely to order that children be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Our People - Peter Bushell
Claudette Terrode looks at how the Child Maintenance Service operates.
Our People - Claudette Terrode
Loretta Orsi-Barzanti considers the impact of a second 'lockdown' in relation to family disputes and divorce.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
Is your ex-partner not letting you have access to your children? Peter Bushell runs through your options if this is happening to you.
Our People - Peter Bushell
Loliya Oruwari considers the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on care proceedings.
Our People - GN
Grandparents often play an important role in the upbringing of their grandchildren. Sadly, the consequence of a family or relationship breakdown can be children losing or being deprived of time with their grandparents.
Our People - GN
Looking to relocate with your children after separation or divorce? Make sure you've ticked everything off the list. Tatiana Amdur provides the ultimate checklist for relocating with children after separation or divorce.
Our People - GN
Emily Roome discusses care proceedings and section 20 agreements.
Our People - GN
Nilufer Ozdemir discusses the options for resolving disputes regarding children.
Our People - GN
Legal aid application process ‘functions as a barrier to access,’ says President of the Family Division.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
Latest government figures show a vast increase in the use of special guardianship orders since 2010.
Our People - GN

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