While in the UK fathers nominally have the same rights as mothers, it is still very common that a father will face an uphill battle just for wanting to be part of his child’s life, after separation from the mother of the child.
Easter is a beloved holiday and is a chance for families and loved ones to spend time together and enjoy each other’s company. Children love the traditions associated with Easter egg hunting and, of course, parents enjoy seeing their children happily involved in holiday activities. However, if you have been separated from your child’s other […]
Child Contact Orders are Court Orders meant to ensure that the non-resident parent, that is the parent with whom the child does not normally live, can have contact with the child, can continue to enjoy a parental relationship with, and exercise parental responsibility in respect of, the child.
While it all sounds simple in theory, in reality, things hardly ever are simple when it comes to Child Contact Orders.
Adoption is always a time of joy, but also of worry and sleepless nights. It’s a culmination of your journey to becoming parents, however, it can also be very nerve-wracking, especially if there is also an international element thrown into it. This article aims to address some questions you may have regarding International Adoption. International […]
Sorting out arrangements with your ex-partner in respect of your children can be a stressful and scary experience. There are a million and one questions that come to mind: who gets the child in a divorce; can I get a residence order; how long does a child arrangement order last; how to get a child […]
What are Non-Molestation orders? It’s an unfortunately common scenario for our family solicitors to see fathers face false or exaggerated accusations of abuse and violent behaviour, as part of divorce proceedings. As such, quite often, non-molestation orders become a weapon to be used against men in a divorce. A non-molestation order is an order preventing […]
With the UK entering the second year of disruptions caused by the Pandemic, NHS is now offering vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged between 12 to 17 years old. As children need parental consent for vaccination, this can cause friction for parents that have opposing views on vaccines in general, or the COVID-19 one specifically. […]
Every year, on the first working Monday of the year, family law firms see a significant spike in divorce enquiries, which has led to the day being dubbed ‘Divorce Day’. It is believed that the festive period is responsible for this phenomenon, with couples having had time to slow down and reconsider their lives/relationships, gaining […]
As the season to be jolly approaches, most have just one thought on their mind: family. We all know Christmas is about spending time with loved ones and making happy memories, but this can be complicated in separated and blended families. If you and your partner are separated and share children together, agreeing on child […]
Our family team is often approached by men seeking guidance on their rights as fathers. When it comes to child arrangements after a break-up, the myth still persists that fathers’ rights to have access to their children are somehow less important than that of the mother. This sort of mentality hurts not only the fathers, […]