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Statistics show Family Breakdown Linked To Youth Homelessness

Arguments at home and a breakdown of family relationships are some of the major reasons for children and youths becoming homeless according to a leading charity.

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Child Welfare Held To Be Sufficient Grounds To Change Names Of Children

The process of the breakdown of a marriage all too frequently becomes unpleasant due to the resentment the parties feel for each other. These disagreements are additionally fuelled by the complication of financial matters and childcare.

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Sun, Sea and Separation: Legal Considerations for Taking Children on Holiday

For separated parents, on top of all other considerations when going on holiday with children, there is also the added element of making sure that the legal implications of taking children away are considered.

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Still a single parent stigma

Three out of four single parents have personally experienced stigma and one in three say it is on the rise, according to new research from single parents’ charity Gingerbread.

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A look at ‘habitual residence’

The Supreme Court last month issued an interesting ruling on the question of ‘habitual residence’, finding that the High Court had jurisdiction to order the ‘return’ to this country of a small child who has never been present here, on the basis that he has British nationality.

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Children to lose out in child maintenance reforms

Millions of pounds for children will be lost in the government’s shake-up of the child maintenance system warns Gingerbread, as new DWP data reveals that 100,000 parents are expected to drop out of the system and stop getting child maintenance altogether.

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