absent parent

absent parent

in the law of CHILD SUPPORT, the former name for a parent of a child not living in the same household as the child when the child has his home with a parent with care. See NON-RESIDENT PARENT.
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You won't need permission from an absent parent if they're not on the child's birth certificate, but, if an absent parent has died, you may be required to take the death certificate with you.
Asking questions about an absent parent is natural, and if the child's single parent is uncomfortable answering these questions, other resources are suggested.
It was recognised by him that more can be done to avoid the disaster of a contact case becoming wholly intractable with the result that a child is cut off from contact with the absent parent. He cited four recent court decisions of 2017 and 2018 to provide a reminder of what can go wrong when a Court puts off early intervention and fails to undertake a fact-finding exercise.
Working Therapeutically with Families educates therapists about a variety of at-risk family types--such as single-parent families with an absent parent, blended families or families going through divorce, families with substance abuse issues affecting a parent or child, families with a mentally-ill parent, families in grief, and many more--and provides activities specifically designed to address the needs of these families.
When a child travels with only one parent, additional documents should include an affidavit in which the absent parent gives consent for the child to travel, a court order granting full parental responsibilities or legal guardianship of the child, or the death certificate of the absent parent.
Mr Lawson, a partner with Forshaws Davies Ridgway, based at Frodsham, Cheshire, is concerned the reforms will result in a poorer service for hard-up single parent families, particularly where the absent parent is deliberately evading his or her maintenance duties.
* absent parent means the biological parent who does not live with the child (and may or may not have access).
Interviews with 25 African-American women providing kinship care for children reveal a range of stress factors including finances, time allocation, care responsibilities and concerns about the absent parent, as well as issues specific to the child such as behavioural and emotional problems and difficulties at school.
overnight visits and attachment) and recommend plans that take the important phases from each age group into consideration, describing how long children should remain with primary parent at a time and how often contact with absent parent should be established and in what manner.
Mexican law requires that a single-parent passenger travelling alone with a minor-age child possess and present a notarised letter from the absent parent authorising travel for that child out of the United States into Mexico.
If both can't attend, one should collect hand-outs and take notes to correctly communicate information to the absent parent.
Criteria I involves the active blocking of access or contact between the child and the absent parent. The rationale used to justify it may well take many different forms.