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4 Oct, 2018

Civil partnership for different-sex couples: a win for equality or a store of future problems?

Civil partnership for different-sex couples: a win for equality or a store of future problems?

Theresa May announced at the Conservative Party conference this week that the government plans to open civil partnership to different-sex couples. It is not a big surprise. The government has been procrastinating about how best to end the current discrimination for some time. Civil partnership was introduced in 2004 to give same-sex couples legal recognition when same-sex marriage couldn’t yet be swallowed. But since the introduction of same-sex marriage as well in 2013, its continuation has...

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31 Jul, 2018

Do I need my ex's permission to go on holiday with our child?

Do I need my ex's permission to go on holiday with our child?

As the school holidays approach, issues about taking children abroad on holiday can often cause tension and anxiety between separated parents, which can spoil precious time together. If you want to take your child abroad, you must have the permission of anyone else who has parental responsibility for your child, and in fact it’s a criminal offence to take a child away without permission. Parental responsibility gives you the right to make day to day decisions about your child’s care, and a...

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