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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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My daughter separated from her husband 6months ago. Her 6 year
My daughter separated from her husband 6months ago. Her 6 year old daughter lives with her and dad has her thurs evening until sat morning every week and every other Saturday night. She has been made … read more
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James Mather
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my ex wants to change my childs surname to hers, i am on the
my ex wants to change my childs surname to hers, i am on the birth certificate but i have no contact with the child, i pay maintenance through csa. i will allow her to change the name but i do not wan… read more
legaleagleA
legaleagleA
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can I change my daughters surname to the family surname? Her
can I change my daughters surname to the family surname? Her biological father was very abusive with many police logs and has not seen her for 2 years - birthday is XXXXX Unfortunately she shares his … read more
jusleen
jusleen
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My girlfriend and I plan to get married next year. She has
My girlfriend and I plan to get married next year. She has a 9 year old son from her previous marriage. I am fully financially supporting my girlfriend and her son , she has not received any support /… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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My daughter is 15 yoa in Jan 2012 she has not seen her father
My daughter is 15 yoa in Jan 2012 she has not seen her father in 15 months due to unresolved issues with him and step mum. Her father has stated she has to see him I believe she doesn't now because of… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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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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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My daughter is 6 years old and has not had any contact with
My daughter is 6 years old and has not had any contact with her biological father for 4 years, he is named on her birth certificate. He does pay Child Support payments through the CSA. I have managed … read more
Glos solicitor
Glos solicitor
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my daughter is 14 years old and i have brought her up from
my daughter is 14 years old and i have brought her up from birth, her biological father has never been there for her other than to cause trouble, he has never paid any maintenance for her. When she wa… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
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
Glos solicitor
Glos solicitor
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My son married his wife twelve years ago, and has brought her
My son married his wife twelve years ago, and has brought her daughter up as his own since she was two years old. She is now 17 years old. We have recently completed a change of name deed for her, but… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
live in Australia, my ex partner and my daughter live in the
live in Australia, my ex partner and my daughter live in the UK. I have been paying a privately agreed rate of maintenance for almost 2 years. My Ex is getting married in October and has asked to chan… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Hello, I wonder if you can give me your opinion on the likelehood
Hello, I wonder if you can give me your opinion on the likelehood of my daughter being able to change her surname? She is almost 13 years old and has had no contact with her father for 2 years and des… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
how can i find out if my ex wife has changed my sons surname
how can i find out if my ex wife has changed my sons surname with out my say so ? and i think he has been adopted by her new partner without my knowledge also and i have been paying maintenance for 7 … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Hello My husbands daughter from a previous marriage turned
Hello My husbands daughter from a previous marriage turned 19 on the 23rd December, 2009 (D.O.B 23/12/1990). She left school at 16 years old and started her A levels at college. We ceased our maintena… read more
Glos solicitor
Glos solicitor
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, I have a son of 12 from a previous marriage called Conner,
Hi, I have a son of 12 from a previous marriage called Conner, either of us have had any contact with his father from when he was 2 years old. His father is on the birth certificate. We are now divorc… 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
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I have 4 children, the older 3 (aged 15, 12 and 10)are from
I have 4 children, the older 3 (aged 15, 12 and 10)are from my first marriage. These 3 would like to change their surname to match their sister, myself and their stepdad. They have had no contact with… read more
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Clare
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