Specific Issue Orders

Specific Issue Orders, much like the name suggests, are orders sought from the family court to determine a particular matter in connection with the exercise of Parental Responsibility or in other words specific issues relating to the children that parents with Parental Responsibility cannot agree on.

The law does not define what a ‘specific issue’ is and therefore these orders can cover a wide range of issues such as

Usually these applications are made with notice being given to the other side however in some cases, an emergency application may be necessary for instance if your child has been retained by the non-resident parent following contact. In such cases it is important to have your child returned to your care immediately and our fast acting Family Law Team at Ashmans Solicitors can represent your interests immediately following you making contact with us.

As with other s8 orders under the Children Act 1989, the courts paramount consideration is the child's welfare and it will have regard to the welfare checklist as set out within the act at all stages of their decision making.

Call our helpful family law department at Ashmans Solicitors today to receive confidential and helpful advice.


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