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Hi Claire, My partner is currently paying child maintenance
Hi Claire, My partner is currently paying child maintenance to his daughter who is 15 years old. He has only been paying for the past 3 years as his ex said she never wanted any help with child costs!… read more
Clare
Clare
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I am going through a divorce and my ex partner is demanding
I am going through a divorce and my ex partner is demanding she wants to change the surname of my son from my name to her maiden name before we were married. I am really not happy with this as in my e… read more
jusleen
jusleen
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I have a child who has never lived with me her mother was married
I have a child who has never lived with me her mother was married to a chap and my daughter took his surname with my consent and I agreed that he should become her 'father' and that I would not have a… read more
Clare
Clare
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HI, i have 3 children through IVf with my ex girlfriend.
HI, i have 3 children through IVf with my ex girlfriend. She registered children without me present and informed me that under UK law she has a right to use her surname instead of mine. I pay 50% of t… read more
Clare
Clare
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I would like to know how I get in touch with my husbands birth
I would like to know how I get in touch with my husband's birth mother. And how I can find her. My husband was born in a Convent in Highgate, St Raphaels, which has since been demolished and he would … read more
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Michael Holly
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I have a ten year old daughter with a previous partner. My
I have a ten year old daughter with a previous partner. My daughter has a double barrelled surname, (Morrow-Swann) her fathers surname Morrow and my maiden name Swann. I have since married and taken m… read more
Clare
Clare
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We have had no contact with my eldests childs father for approx
We have had no contact with my eldests childs father for approx 3yrs & 8mths, my son is 6. Previously been to court to obtain various orders, residency, contact etc. Since final court hearing he atten… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
A baby is born to estranged parents He wants it to have his
A baby is born to estranged parents He wants it to have his surname, she is in the process of changing her name back to her maiden name and wants the child to have her surname. Both arrived at the Reg… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I was born out of wedlock. should I have to be adopted to change
I was born out of wedlock. should I have to be adopted to change my name to my biological fathers whom I live with… read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
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i am looking for some advice regarding my daughters surname,
i am looking for some advice regarding my daughters surname, she is known and is registered on her birth certificate in my maiden name, i have since married a man who is not my daughters biological fa… read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
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My daughter and I share my maiden name, she has never had her
My daughter and I share my maiden name, she has never had her father's surname. I am about to marry, and would like my daughter to adopt my new surname too. Her father does not have PR, although I hav… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
hello there .. im getting married in october .. and i have
hello there .. im getting married in october .. and i have a couple of questions ... firstly , my daughter has her fathers surname as her middle name and my surname as her surname .. its not double ba… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
my x wife and i divorced she has kept my name she also had
my x wife and i divorced she has kept my name she also had a baby by some man and has given that baby my family surname is XXXXX XXXXX law against this what can we do… read more
Joanne B
Joanne B
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am getting married for the second time soon. My fiancee has
I am getting married for the second time soon. My fiancee has never been married but has a teenage daughter with her maiden name. The biological father left when the child was a few months old and has… read more
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Glos solicitor
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hi, my childrens father has had no contact with his children
hi, my childrens father has had no contact with his children in over a year, can i change my childrens surnames with out him? thankyou… read more
jusleen
jusleen
Family Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
627 satisfied customers
Hi, I need some advice on adoption and changing my sons surname.
Hi, I need some advice on adoption and changing my sons surname. I have a 4 year old son from a previous relationship (we weren't married but he is on the birth certificate). I am getting married in J… read more
jusleen
jusleen
Family Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
627 satisfied customers
I live in Manchester.I have a ten year old son.I was never
I live in Manchester.I have a ten year old son.I was never married to his mother and we separated when she was four months pregnant.When my son was born, I was registered as his father on his birth ce… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I have a daughter from a previous marriage, but her father
I have a daughter from a previous marriage, but her father left before she was born, so when she was born I had reverted back to my maiden name and she was also given the same surname as me (my maiden… read more
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Clare
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