On Friday 27 March 2020, The Lord President issued further guidance on Court Orders relating to Parental Responsibilities and Rights in light of the current coronavirus crisis.
Parental Responsibilities and Rights
Attending Families Need Father’s Scotland meetings on a regular basis clearly highlights that there are still issues surrounding father’s involvement with their children post separation in Scotland. [Read more…] about Families Need Fathers…as well as Mothers
A recent courageous decision from the English Court of Appeal indicated that courts nowadays can be prepared to take a robust stance in child contact cases when the parent with whom the children live refuses to obey Contact Orders.
Lesley Gordon discusses the decline in the number of sperm donors, the change in the anonymity rule in the UK, and the related legal issues.
We discusses the importance of fathers having involvement in their children’s lives and how to maintain this when families separate.
You can’t be with your children 24/7, so what happens when other people are looking after them? And what rights have you to take decisions about someone else’s child who happens to be with you?
A recent English case has highlighted the importance of families obtaining proper legal advice when considering surrogacy arrangements.
There are special rules when it comes to changing the name of a child’s birth certificate. We discuss how the courts view this issue.
Grandparents have no Automatic Parental Responsibilities and Rights at all, and this comes as a surprise to some, however they can ask the court for an order for parental responsibilities and rights.