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Are you the Guardian of your child?

Generally if you are your child's biological parent then you are their guardian - but sometimes there are more complicated circumstances which apply and guardians have to be appointed by the Court.

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Police Safety Orders

As from 1 July 2010, amendments to the Domestic Violence Act 1995 now enable the Police to issue on-the spot ‘Police Safety Orders’ (‘PSO’).

Under this new regime, a qualified constable may issue a PSO in a situation where the parties are in a domestic relationship, and where the Police ...

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