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Fighting for access to your grandchildren
Fighting for access to your grandchildren

Category: Child Custody & Child Arrangements

Fighting for access to your grandchildren
8th November 2019 Eylem Kara
Fighting for access to your grandchildren

Access to your grandchildren may seem as something natural that you should be entitled to. This, however, is not always the case. The negative impact of divorce on children is well established, but what is often less acknowledged is the effect on grandparents.  Grandparents may be left feeling powerless during the divorce process as the […]

International Child Abduction To A Non-Hague Convention Country
5th April 2019 Rakhi Singal
International Child Abduction To A Non-Hague Convention Country

The story of Edinburgh father, Jodie Smith, makes for harrowing reading.   Mr Smith met Thai national Jintra Jummaimuang while he was travelling in Thailand in 2006.  After she became pregnant four months later, they both decided to move back to Britain, where their son, Joleon, was born as a UK national.  The couple later married […]

Love Don’t Live Here Anymore: Can I relocate to the EU with my children following a divorce?
19th February 2019 Rakhi Singal
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore: Can I relocate to the EU with my children following a divorce?

Theresa May has suffered yet another crushing defeat in the House of Commons by 303 votes to 258 after seeking MPs’ backing for her approach to renegotiating her withdrawal agreement with the EU after the House of Commons emphatically rejected it last month.  This latest fiasco paints a sorry picture for the United Kingdom.  The […]

Non-resident parent – what are my rights?
9th October 2018 Rakhi Singal
Non-resident parent – what are my rights?

Experiencing a divorce can be an especially bitter and difficult experience which can at times become distressing where there is a Child Arrangement Order in place as one parent will need to accept the decision that their child/children will not be able live at their place of residence. It is, of course, possible for parents […]

Child maintenance obligations of parents following divorce
22nd August 2018 Rakhi Singal
Child maintenance obligations of parents following divorce

Divorce can be a messy and difficult process to endure and the process can be even more complicated in cases where children are involved. The family court regards the well-being of any child extremely seriously and undertakes their duty to protect children competently and properly. In accordance with the Children Act 1989, a child’s welfare […]

16th August 2018 Rakhi Singal
Taking your children to overseas holidays after divorce

Finalising a divorce can be an extremely difficult and emotional process to endure. It is a relief once this process is over and both parties can move forward with their lives separately. However, when children are involved in the process, this can be difficult and there are certain rules and regulations that must be followed […]

How do the Courts determine who the children of the Family should reside with?
8th June 2018 Rakhi Singal
How do the Courts determine who the children of the Family should reside with?

Having to deal with residency arrangements during divorce proceedings can be a very difficult time. The Family Court has always encouraged parents to reach an agreement without assistance from the court. However, in circumstances in which parents are unable to agree on where their child should live, the court can be asked to decide on […]

What rights do Grandparents have in respect of contact with their Grandchildren?
25th May 2018 Rakhi Singal
What rights do Grandparents have in respect of contact with their Grandchildren?

The rights of grandparents to enforce contact with their grandchildren are extremely limited. Grandparents do not have an automatic legal right to enforce contact with their grandchildren. What does the law currently say about the rights of grandparents? It is usually always better to try and resolve such a dispute by way of an informal […]

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