Lesson 33: Focus on Family Law in practice

In this lesson we will talk about:

  • What happens to the children when the parents separate?
  • The process around LvU (the Act on the care of young people); Why how and when can children be taken into care by the local authority.



Reference material to read/see/hear:

Look through the content in the links above. Then answer the questions via the form or by email.

  1. How are the best interests of the child determined when parents cannot agree on matters such as custody, residence and contact?
  2. Can children be taken away from their family home? In what circumstances? And what is the procedure for taking a child into care?