Revised 22 April 2014

Contact Orders have been repealed following the Children and Families Act 2014; so what type of order can be granted by the court with respect to the resolution of contact disputes over children?

As has been shown in recent years in the media, with their coverage of groups such as Fathers for Justice, contact disputes can be bitter and lead to extreme behaviour when unjust conclusions are reached.

Section 8 of Children Act 1989 sought to address this matter with Contact Orders, the purpose of which was to ascertain who had contact rights to a child and under what conditions. With the new Children and Families Act, Contact Orders have been replaced by Child Arrangement Orders. Please visit our Child Arrangements Orders article for more information..

“Brendan fought extremely hard
for my daughter; she would have
been very proud of him had she
been there in the court room:
any child would be proud of
they way he fought. Children
everywhere should know
what he did for my daughter”Our client, Mrs W.

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Brendan Fleming Solicitors are nationally recognized as a leading choice in the area of care work. We are justifiably proud of our expertise and our success rate. We are contracted to the Legal Services Commission for this type of work and are considered to be one of the leading national firms for publicly funded services.

Our principal, Brendan Fleming, has won a reputation for his innovative approach, spearheading many new ways of securing justice for families caught in the care proceedings trap. He is a member of a select children’s panel and recognized and approved by the Law Society.

If you are fighting over child conatct or need to make an application for a Child Arrangements Order, see how we can help you: contact Brendan Fleming Solicitors today.

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