Article Tag: Parental responsibility agreement

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 made for the birth certificate to be amended, or alternatively, the parents can agree that… Read more »

Not tying the knot? Be sure to protect your rights and finances

Recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics have shown that the percentage of families comprising cohabiting couples of different sexes (not including same sex couples) has increased dramatically over the last 10 years and now stands at 2.9 million, up from 2.1 million in 2001. Of these, some 38% have dependant children. The… Read more »