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Provision of opinion/information at the request of the court
Selected Organization: Rīgas valstspilsētas pašvaldība
Brief description:
The Orphan's Court shall, at the request of the court, provide the opinions necessary in the following cases:
1) in order to determine the procedures by which the right of access and the right to maintain personal relations and direct contacts with the child shall be exercised;
2) for the determination of the separate custody of one parent;
3) the deprivation and renewal of custody rights;
4) recognition or challenge of paternity;
5) in other cases provided for in the Civil Procedure Law.
In order to allow a court to take a temporary decision regarding the place of residence of the child, the procedures for the care of the child, the procedures for the exercise of the right of access and the prohibition to withdraw the child from the State, the Orphan's Court shall, at the request of the court, provide the information and other evidence in its possession regarding:
1) the living conditions of a person;
2) the opinion of the child, if the child is able to formulate it, taking into account his or her age and degree of maturity;
3) the contact of a child with parents and other persons who live or are known to live with a child in one household;
4) the health care and education of the child;
5) the co-operation of a person with the social service;
6) persons who live or are known to live with a child in one household;
7) the violence of a person against a child or the parent of a child.
Beneficiaries:
Individual
The court shall request an opinion or the provision of information to the Orphan's Court.
Maximum period (in working days):
66
Period:
The provision of information shall be carried out within the time limit specified by the court.
Process description
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
Upon receiving an application for action and proposing a case arising from the right of custody and access, as well as in other cases specified by the Civil Procedure Law, the court shall send a request to the Orphan's Court to provide information on the circumstances of the case/opinion.
Upon receipt of the request of the court, the Orphan's Court shall communicate with the parties of the case, request and take actions in order to receive the information requested by the court or to be withheld for the preparation of an opinion, such as conducting an examination of the living conditions of the participants in the case, clarifying the information regarding their health status, employment, co-operation with the social service, sending the psychologist to the study, clarifying the opinion of the child, contact other authorities or persons, etc.
Documents may be submitted in person, transmitted electronically or by post.
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An e-service in authorities home page The Orphan's Court of Riga
On the spot The Orphan's Court of Riga
Adrese: Tērbatas iela 69, Rīga, LV-1001
Tālrunis: +37167 037 746
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E-mail bt@riga.lv
Mail The Orphan's Court of Riga
Adrese: Tērbatas iela 69, Rīga, LV-1001
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2. solis / Receipt of services
The Orphan's Court shall provide the information/opinion to the court. An Orphan's court shall, in accordance with the procedures specified in the notification law, send an opinion to the court (transcript) within 10 working days after the taking of a decision. The information/opinion provided by the Orphan's Court shall have the nature of the evidence. The court shall make a final decision binding on the parties in the case.
An opinion can be received in person at the Orphan's Court of Riga, it may be sent by mail, to an e-mail address or to the electronically agreed portal of state and local government services www.latvija.lv.
Payments: View payments
On the spot The Orphan's Court of Riga
Adrese: Tērbatas iela 69, Rīga, LV-1001
Tālrunis: +37167 037 746
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours