Removing a Child from England and Wales

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This law guide is a comprehensive guide for a parent who wishes to move permanently overseas with their child and has been unable to obtain the agreement of the other parent. It explains the procedure and law applicable to the necessary application to the family court for permission to remove a child permanently from England and Wales, and is intended to enable a parent to deal with the application themselves, without incurring the not inconsiderable cost of legal representation.

It deals with what should be contained within the application and the essential issues which will be considered by the court. It includes a summary of the decided cases relevant to the various types of removal applications, including the position on an application relating to a move within the UK.

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