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Tag: child arrangements

The number of applications for child arrangements orders made by grandparents is increasing. 
It is, unfortunately, a sad fact that some grandparents do not have contact with their grandchildren. There are a variety of reasons for this including fami…

Men are not automatically prejudiced by the legal system on divorce. However, most men will have heard horror stories about women getting the lion share of the money and children’s time. This is often where men have accepted the role of main breadwin…

Parents often decide the arrangements for child maintenance payments between themselves, with payment usually made on a monthly basis. Alternatively, if this is not possible, they can apply to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS and for those of you o…

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted significantly on the day-to-day running of the Court system.  More or less immediately after lockdown, many hearings were quickly adjourned in the hope, if not the expectation, that things would soon return to norma…

Many clients have been in contact with us this week seeking advice about whether they should vary the arrangements they have agreed for their children in light of COVID 19 and the requirement to self-isolate as much as possible. They are understandab…

On any application to court in relation to arrangements for children, the Judge will presume that the involvement of a parent in a child’s life will be positive and in the best interests of the child unless there is evidence to the contrary.

Childre…