Michael Batt's Children - Private Law (CAP) Cases

Removal from the Jurisdiction

Mike acted for a mother and stepfather of three children in a complex case involving: applications for a Child Arrangement Order a Parental Responsibility Order to the step father discharge of Parental Responsibility for the natural father of one of the three children change of surname removal from the jurisdiction to relocate to Australia. The Continue reading

Removal from the Jurisdiction

Mike successfully acted for a mother on an application to remove two teenage sons from the jurisdiction and relocate in Australia. The case involved close analysis of relevant case law and issues relating to jurisdiction.

Adoption order for child with special needs

Mike acted for foster carers on an application for an adoption order in respect of a child with special needs. This case required Mike’s tenacity in order to obtain the best support package for his clients, with the case being adjourned several times because the local authority were not offering a sufficient financial support package. Continue reading