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As the father, how do I get responsibility for my child if I’m not married or in a registered partnership?

As a father, you will only get parental responsibility if you first acknowledge your child. After that you and the child’s mother ...

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Who gets responsibility for my child if I die?

The party who gets responsibility for your child after your death will depend on your personal situation. Different arrangements ...

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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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How can my partner and I apply for joint responsibility for a child?

each log in using your own DigiD code. You will need your child’s citizen service number (burgerservicenummer (BSN)) when ...

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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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