16 January 2023

Mind The Step: Simon Blain and Ellen Jones write for Family Law Journal

Family Partner, Simon Blain, and Family Trainee Solicitor, Ellen Jones, have authored an article for the Family Law Journal entitled ‘Mind The Step: rights and obligations of the step-parent.

Despite step-parents being a common feature in modern families, their rights, obligations and legal relationship with the children of the family are often misunderstood. Simon and Ellen discuss various elements including who constitutes a step-parent, whether then can acquire PR, what happens if a step-parent dies and what happens if a parent and step-parent separate.

Reference to the full article can be found below:

Family Law (journal) > 2022 > November > In Practice > Mind The Step: rights and obligations of the step-parent – [2022] Fam Law 1422 (behind a paywall)

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