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Child Access / Child Custody Solicitor Dublin

 

Family Law: Access and Custody for parents

Maura Hurley Solicitors is one of Dublin’s best know Family Law Solicitors specialising in Child Access and Child Custody agreements based in the Ormond Building,  31-36 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin 7

Parents can make informal arrangements regarding access and custody but if these arrangements break down they cannot be legally enforced. However, any written agreement between parents can be made a Rule of Court.

Any person being a Guardian of a child may apply to court for its direction on any question affecting the welfare of the child and the court may make any order that it considers proper. The court may by order give directions as it thinks proper regarding custody of the child and the right of access to the child by the child’s father or mother.

Family Law: Breach of Access/Parent refuses access

If an access Order has already been made, and the order is not being complied with. The ultimate sanction against a parent who is refusing access for breach of an Order, is prison. If a parent is refusing access to another parent an application can be made to the courts for breach of access and the defaulting parent runs the risk of a custodial , fine or both.

FAQ:

Q. My partner will not allow me to see my child, what should I do?
If an access Order has already been made, you can make a further application to the Court to enforce this Order. The ultimate sanction against a parent who is refusing access in breach of an Order, is prison. If an Order has not been made, then you should make an immediate application to Court if the other parent continues to refuse access.

Q. I received an access order from the courts but my ex-partner still will not allow my to see my child, what should I do?

Failure to abide by a court order is a serious offence. You should immediately make an application for breach of an access order.

To discuss your case contact the office of Maura Hurley Solicitors on +353-1-526-6723 or click here to email

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