Documents - Divorce, separation and termination of a registered partnership

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What are the rights and duties of a guardian?

If children are not subject to the parental responsibility of one or both of their parents, they come under guardianship. This ...

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As the co-mother, how do I become the legal parent of my partner’s child?

A co-mother (duomoeder) is the female partner of the biological mother. Since 2014 it has been possible for the co-mother to ...

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Who is the father if I get divorced or my husband dies before the child is born?

If you have a child within 306 days after your husband’s death, your late husband is assumed by law to be the legal father of ...

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What are the legal rights and duties of parents?

Parents who exercise responsibility must raise and care for the child. This means that you must provide the child with food, care ...

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What is the difference between biological and legal parenthood?

The father and mother whose DNA a child carries are usually called the child’s biological parents. Legal parents have a family ...

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What happens to the responsibility for my children if I get divorced?

After a divorce, both partners retain parental responsibility for the children. This also applies when a couple ends their ...

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When does parental responsibility end?

Your responsibility ends automatically when your child reaches the age of 18 or if they marry or enter into a registered ...

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When do I automatically get responsibility for a child?

If you are married or in a registered partnership, you automatically get parental responsibility for your children. Where ...

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What are the rights and duties of parental responsibility?

As a parent with responsibility you must care for and bring up the child. You are also the child’s legal representative.

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What does responsibility for a child involve?

If you have responsibility for a child, you are responsible for that child’s care and upbringing. You are nearly always liable ...

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