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Changing Your Child’s name

Claudia Gough - Family law paralegal

Posted by Claudia Gough | Paralegal
On 28th March 2017

I regularly get asked what the best way to change a child’s name is. There are different options, but if you want to change your child’s name, and you have parental responsibility (PR), you may wish to consider the following…

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Sarah-Cecilie – a personal insight into the impact of parental child abduction

Tayo Taylor

Posted by Tayo Taylor | Solicitor
On 13th March 2017

I recently attended a private film screening of a film called Sarah-Cecilie made by a charity called Action Against Abduction.

The organisation’s founder Lady Catherine Meyer attended the screening and spoke movingly about her own experience of having her two sons abducted.
It was heart-warming to hear that her story has a happy ending in that she is in touch with her sons who are now grown up.

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Promoting Equality for Unmarried Couples

Riaz Munir

Posted by Riaz Munir | Trainee
On 20th February 2017

According to the Office of National Statistics in 2016 the fastest growing family type between 1996 and 2016 were co-habiting couples; more than doubling from 1.3 million to 3.3 million families. Many of these relationships will inevitably come to an end. The government has now introduced the Cohabitation Bill 2016-2017; due for its second reading in the House of Lords. The aim is to create protection of cohabitants’ rights and also provide certainty and clarity in the midst of the current case law conundrum.

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