Successful Schedule 1 of Children Act 1989 claim

Dean represented a Mother in a claim under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 for financial support from the Father in respect of their child.

The matter progressed to a multi-day contested final hearing following which the client was awarded permission to reside with the child in the property solely owned by the Father until the child reached majority. The settlement also included a lump sum for payment of outstanding school fees.