Family law toolkit

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Glossary Of Terms

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There are currently 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
Parental Responsibility
A legal concept defined in the Children Act 1989 as “all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property”.

Penal Notice
A notice endorsed on an Order which provides that the named person may be found guilty of contempt of Court if he fails to comply with the terms of the Order.

Periodical Payments
Maintenance payments made by one party to the other by way of income to provide support to that party or a child.

Prohibited Steps Order
An Order prohibiting a parent from exercising an element of parental responsibility. For example, an Order prohibiting a parent from removing a child from the Country.


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