Introduction to child arrangement orders

Delivered by Gemma Sweetman, Senior Lecturer and Supervising Solicitor, University of South Wales Legal Advice Clinic and Richard Davies, Solicitor, First Line Family Law 

This session gives an introduction to child arrangement orders (CAO). Areas covered include:

  • Parental responsibility
  • What is a CAO and what types of CAOs the court can make
  • What a court will consider when making a CAO
  • Who can make an application for a CAO
  • Making the application
  • The role of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service
  • First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment

Resource: PDF icon Introduction to child arrangement orders


Type of Resource

Date of publication

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Area of law

Date last reviewed

Wednesday, July 22, 2020