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Parental Responsibility: What is it, how do I get it and what are my rights?

Posted by Benitia Knowles-Wright on August 9th 2019 in FAMILY .

You may have heard ‘Parental Responsibility’ or ‘Parental Rights’ but often, when a family relationship is functioning, they are not terms that you have needed to give much thought to.  However, on the breakdown of a relationship many parents start to question what their rights are in respect of the...

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Special Guardianship Orders

Posted by Benitia Knowles-Wright on August 9th 2019 in FAMILY .

A Special Guardianship Order (SGO) is a Court Order appointing someone other than a child's parent to be there "special guardian".  The appointment gives the special guardian parental rights for the child which takes precedence over the rights of the child's parents, effectively placing them in the driving seat for...

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