Can I ask my child’s other parent to pay towards the cost of school trips and extra-curricular clubs?
Children so often want to attend clubs such as brownies, football or art classes and go on school trips which require a financial contribution from parents, but how as parents should we discharge those costs?
What to do when a Court Order relating to your child changes
The Court accepts that even after an Order has been made in relation to arrangements for a child’s care, matters can change and that Order may not be what is best for the child for the entirety of their childhood. As children grow what perhaps was right for them at a younger age, will not necessarily suit them as they enter their teenage years for example.
Changing Your Childs Surname Following Divorce
I have a minor son from a previous marriage and I want to change his surname, what do I do?
I want to take my minor son on holiday with me, but I am worried his father won’t consent. What do I do?
In order to take a child abroad, you must get the consent of every person with parental responsibility. Parental responsibility enables you to make important decisions about the care and welfare of your child including those relating to education, health care, religion and holidays abroad.
Can I take my children out of the country?
If both you and the other parent of your children have parental responsibility, and there are no orders or any restrictions in place, then neither of you can take the children abroad without the written consent of the other.