A (A Child: Joint Residence/Parental Responsibility): CA 30 Jul 2008

The Court approved of the practice of making a shared residence order in order to confer parental responsibility upon a man who was not the natural father, even though the child actually stayed with him only on alternate week-ends.
Sir Mark Potter P, Scott Baker LJ, Sir Robin Auld
[2008] EWCA Civ 867, [2008] Fam Law 1006, [2008] 2 FLR 1593, [2008] 3 FCR 107
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedHolmes-Moorhouse v Richmond Upon Thames HL 4-Feb-2009
The father had been awarded shared residence for three children. He asked the local authority to provide appropriate housing.
Held: The authority’s appeal succeeded.
‘When any family court decides with whom the children of separated . .

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Updated: 25 August 2021; Ref: scu.271284