careersclosedown-chevrondownloaddxfacebookfaxhistoryinstagramlinkedinmagnifymenuphoneright-arrowstartestimonialstwitter

Education and Health Specific Issues

You may have a real concern or wish about your child’s health, education or religion that is not shared by the child’s other parent. It is possible to ask the court to make orders under s8 of the Children Act 1989 in relation to these issues. Such orders are called Specific issue orders.

The court could be asked to stipulate which school a child attends, alternatively you can ask a court to prohibit a parent moving a child’s school. Such orders are made under s8 of the Children Act 1989 and are called Prohibited steps.

In any proceedings before the court the overriding principle is that the child’s welfare is paramount. This is especially critical if parents cannot agree with medical treatment that is being suggested for their child. It may involve inoculations or blood transfusions or other medical therapy. If parents cannot agree or if they don’t agree with suggestions by the treating doctors then we can advise you on ways in which the court may assist.

Courts orders are not made lightly and should only be applied for where there is no alternative. At Morecrofts, our expert team of family law specialist will advise you on other methods for resolution such as mediation and negotiation. If these methods aren’t suitable for you and you wish to move to more formal proceedings we have the experience to advise you on the court procedures and applications should that be necessary.

To find out more or to speak to someone, call 0151 236 8871, email info@morecrofts.co.uk or use our contact form.

 

Was this article helpful?

Call: 0151 236 8871 Email: info@morecrofts.co.uk Call: 0151 236 8871








Family Law Solicitors Birkenhead

Our team of family law solicitors in Birkenhead are here to help. Find out what services we can offer you and your family.

More info Link

Pre-Proceeding Meeting

A Pre-Proceedings Meeting follows the Child Protection Conference and we strongly advise that you have legal representation at this point.

More info Link

Adoption

Adoption is life-changing for everyone involved. We have specialists to guide you in a clear and honest way.

More info Link

Dissolving a Civil Partnership

The ending of a Civil partnership can be difficult. We will advise you in the best way to get the best outcome for all involved.

More info Link

Financial Issues

Our specialist Family Finance Team have a proven track record in securing appropriate financial provision for it’s clients and their families.

More info Link

Divorce and Separation

Going through a divorce or any kind of family separation can be a difficult and traumatic time for an individual and indeed the family.

More info Link

Special Guardianship

Special Guardianship can be a complicated area of law. We will guide you clearly and honestly.

More info Link

Child Financial Support

We all want to see our children supported in the right way. Our team of family solicitors can help you make sure this is the case.

More info Link

Family Law Solicitors

Our multi-award winning family team have established and maintained a reputation for being the top family lawyers in Liverpool and the North West.

More info Link

Marriage Annulment

In some exceptional cases it is possible to bring to an end a relationship through nullity proceedings.

More info Link