Ireland Law Change Will Help Single Fathers Gain Guardianship

by Admin on February 1, 2016

A family law change in Ireland means that unmarried fathers will automatically become guardians of their child, as well as offering an easier path for relatives and step parents to gain guardianship.

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that the reforms under the Children and Family Relationship Act recognizes the diversity of modern family life.

She said: “These reforms recognize the crucial role of parents and the need for a child to maintain meaningful relationships with both parents.”

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Children’s Rights Alliance CEO Tanya Ward praised the law change, saying: “The legislation will impact positively on the lives of thousands of children and their families. It plugs a gap in our law that had left children stranded if their family broke down.”

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