Protecting a child where a new name is needed

Private Law (Child Arrangements Programme (CAP))

28 November 2023

Melanie acted for the Applicant in a case involving four applications. Her client sought a Child Arrangements Order with neither direct nor indirect contact with the Respondent, to change the child’s name and surname, to remove the Respondent’s parental responsibility, and a Prohibited Steps Order.

Following Melanie’s representation, the Court awarded all the applications, determining that in the circumstances it was appropriate to do so.

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