How much will it cost?
How long will Divorce take?
In exceptional circumstances proceedings can be expedited, however, this usually impacts upon the cost of the proceedings.
What does shared care of children mean?
What is parental responsibility?
Parental responsibility can be acquired in a number of different ways. A biological mother will automatically gain parental responsibility. A biological father can obtain parental responsibility in one of the following ways:-
- By being married to the Mother at birth of the child;
- By his name being entered on the birth certificate at registration after 1st December 2003;
- By the completion and filing of a parental responsibility agreement;
- By court order.
Parental responsibility can only be extinguished by court order and in the most extreme circumstances. Absence, for whatever reason, does not relieve a parent of the duty of consultation and agreement. In the absence of an agreement to an important decision, a court order may be required.
I am a Grandparent and following a breakdown in a relationship I am no longer seeing my Grandchildren. What rights do I have?
Can I pay monthly? Can I pay at the end?
What is mediation?