Children of separating parents should get say in where they live, court rules
Supreme court says views of 13-year-old daughter of British father and Spanish mother should be taken into account
Children whose parents separate and go abroad should be allowed to express a choice about whether they want to accompany them to another country, the supreme court has ruled.
In a case likely to have a significant impact on international care cases, five justices unanimously decided that a 13-year-old girl â€“ caught in a tug-of-love between her British father and Spanish mother â€“ should be considered to be a party to the domestic dispute.
The youngster’s “assertions about her state of mind” were relevant to …read more