Help & advice

Here are short answers to many of the questions we are asked, with links to more detailed information. The FAQs are arranged under three main topics: Shared Care, Dispute Resolution and Court & Law. There are links to further information in many of the FAQs.

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Frequently asked questions

What happens to contact arrangements if a “local lockdown” is imposed?

Can one parent stop a child being vaccinated?

My case is due in court soon: will it be heard?

I have contact time with my kids coming up but my ex has told me they won’t come because of Coronavirus. What should I do.

Where do I start?

Can a 12 year old decide what happens about contact?

How do I represent myself?

My name isn’t on the birth certificate of my child, how can I deal with this?