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Im looking into changing my sons surname when me and my partner
I'm looking into changing my son's surname when me and my partner get married this year. His real dad is named on the birth certificate but I know he won't sign anything. My son hasn't seen his real d… read more
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my son-in-law is taking the children to France in the summer
my son-in-law is taking the children to France in the summer holidays, however he is refusing to say the date he is travelling or returning or provide any flight details. What is the legal position pl… read more
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Clare
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I am a mother who has remarried a new partner and I want to
I am a mother who has remarried a new partner and I want to move abroad with my new husband. I cannot trace the father of my daughter who has not seen him in 6 years (she is now 8). I married 4 years … read more
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I have Parental responsibility for my 11 year old daughter,
I have Parental responsibility for my 11 year old daughter, her father pays no maintenance and never has done and my daughter has chosen not to see him for 2 years because he was verbally abusive to h… read more
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How do i adopt legally my step daughter without consent from
How do i adopt legally my step daughter without consent from her birth father. My daughter has not seen or talked to her for seven years. She is eight now, doesn't know about her birth father and beli… read more
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I send this note as a first step in seeking assistance in the
I send this note as a first step in seeking assistance in the potential adoption of my step-daughter. The case is somewhat complex, so I set forth the relevant details below. The child in question is … read more
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Clare
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My husband and I are thinking about emigrating to New Zealand.
My husband and I are thinking about emigrating to New Zealand. We have 3 children. 2 together and my daughter from a previous unmarried relationship. She was born in 2001 and the father was named on t… read more
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i have changed my daughters name by deed poll but am now having
i have changed my daughters name by deed poll but am now having difficulties getting her a passport her father is not in contact with us and that is how we would like it to remain his name is XXXXX XX… read more
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Clare
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My ex husband wants to take my 8 year old son abroad, do i
My ex husband wants to take my 8 year old son abroad, do i have any rights to say no? He only has him overnight once a month and sees him 6 hrs per week… read more
Clare
Clare
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My eldest daughter would like to be adopted by my husband.
My eldest daughter would like to be adopted by my husband. My ex-husband has had no contact with his daughter for two and a half years - no birthday cards, telephone calls, visits etc. This led to me … read more
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Hi my daughters father and i are not together im going for
Hi my daughter's father and i are not together i'm going for a two week holiday with her and her father is refusing for her to go,he has visiting rights but not throught the courts can he do that. reg… read more
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our daughter and granddaughter want to move to france with
our daughter and granddaughter want to move to france with us in sept 2010 graddaughter's father is not on birth certificate and does not wish to be he has made no financial contribution since she was… read more
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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
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Bachelor's Degree
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my partner and i wish to go on holiday with her daughter,aged
my partner and i wish to go on holiday with her daughter,aged three. however the daughters father does not want the holiday to happen and has threatened to have my partner arrested should she try and … read more
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Clare
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I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE MY DAUGHTER WHO IS 16 YEARS OF AGE ON
I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE MY DAUGHTER WHO IS 16 YEARS OF AGE ON HOLIDAY THIS CHRISTMAS, HOWEVER HER FATHER HAS PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY, AM I ABLE TO TAKE HER OR DO I NEED TO SEEK FURTHER ADVISE? MY DAUGHTE… read more
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Clare
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When i had my seven year old daughter registered i was a single
When i had my seven year old daughter registered i was a single mum and her biological father refused to have his name on her birth certificate, he has never seen her or attempted to. I have since mov… read more
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jusleen
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If a baby under 1 year is born in the UK to a foreigner mother
If a baby under 1 year is born in the UK to a foreigner mother and a british father ( unmarried ) and the father has parental responsibility can the father stop the child from leaving the country even… read more
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Clare
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Please tell me my rights as a grandmother to an 11 year old
Please tell me my rights as a grandmother to an 11 year old child. Her mum is dying and has only a few days to live, she has cancer. She has given her father guardianship as my son is no longer here. … read more
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