Private Law Proceedings

This is the term used to describe applications made to the court by private individuals (e.g. parents, grandparents or siblings) for orders in relation to children. This might relate to where a child lives, how much or whether the child sees the applicant and other issues such as disputes concerning a child’s name, schooling or health.

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