Tag Archives: Parental Responsibility

Can parental responsibility ever be terminated?

For several years now, if a father’s name is on a child’s birth certificate he is automatically granted parental responsibility. If for some reason, a father’s name is not included on the child’s birth certificate then an application can be … Continue reading

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Court terminates father’s parental responsibility

In the first reported judgement on the termination of ‘parental responsibility’ for a number of years and therefore a very unusual case, Mr Justice Barker terminated the parental responsibility of a father and his right to be involved in his … Continue reading

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Child Disputes and Religion

When a marriage or relationship breaks down there are often a number of areas of disagreement between parents over the ways to care for the children. The most common of these relate to where the children should live and how … Continue reading

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Equal rights for parents

There has been considerable publicity over the years regarding the issue of equal rights for parents. The publicity has sometimes been comical – with fancy dress characters in strange places but despite the amusing nature of some of the stunts, … Continue reading

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