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High Court declines to transfer care proceedings to Slovakia - Marilyn Stowe Blog

High Court declines to transfer care proceedings to Slovakia - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The High Court has rejected an application to transfer care proceedings regarding three children to Slovakia. (Great work by Holman J in dealing with yet another human tragedy in the EU. New on my ...
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Family law: culture clash - Law Gazette

Family law: culture clash - Law Gazette | Children In Law | Scoop.it
As we reach the first anniversary of a ‘cultural revolution’ in family law, the complexities of people’s lives mean the reform process has a long way to go.
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E-R (A Child), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 405 (24 April 2015)

E-R (A Child), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 405 (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Also, more judicial comment about lack of representation: http://t.co/lyrBORt8y4
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Mother responsible for daughter’s burns

Mother responsible for daughter’s burns | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mother is responsible for burns suffered by her infant daughter, a Family Court judge has found.
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No broad presumption in favour of a natural parent

No broad presumption in favour of a natural parent | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal in Re E-R (A child) 2015 had to deal with a very emotionally difficult case. [Don’t ask me why they call the case “Re E-R a child, but then use T as the child’s codename throughout.
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Transgender woman denied children’s birth certificate changes

Transgender woman denied children’s birth certificate changes | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A transgender woman has failed to have her children’s birth certificates changed to reflect her acquired gender.
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Baby P: local child abuse and care statistics

Baby P: local child abuse and care statistics | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Where has the highest number of sexual abuse cases? How many children get taken into care? These are the latest figures
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When litigants in person are a nuisance

When litigants in person are a nuisance | Children In Law | Scoop.it
As regular readers of this blog will know, we have written a lot over the last few years on the topic of ‘litigants in person’.
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E-R (A Child), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 405 (24 April 2015)

E-R (A Child), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 405 (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Also, more judicial comment about lack of representation: http://t.co/lyrBORt8y4
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Family Lore: Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent

Family Lore: Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent: Lady Justice King A short… http://t.co/s8Njl90Xp8 #familylaw
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Pensions Update for Family Lawyers

Pensions Update for Family Lawyers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Webcast: Philip Way of Mills & Reeve and Clive Weir of Albert Goodman bring you up to date with all the latest pensions issues for family lawyers including the liberalisation changes that come into force on 6 April 2015...
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Are we failing parents whose children are taken into care?

Are we failing parents whose children are taken into care? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social services can remove child after child from the same mother, without her being offered the help she needs to become a good-enough parent.
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A week in family law: sage words from the President, and more

A week in family law: sage words from the President, and more | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mixed bag of family law news this week included more wisdom from the lips of the President: A question and answer document has been produced by HM Courts and Tribunal Service, to address the common concerns and queries that have been raised in...
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Poppi Worthington

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There has been a lot of media interest and frustration about the death of Poppi Worthington.  She died in December 2012 and was just thirteen months old.
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SUPREME COURT; COSTS IN CARE PROCEEDINGS

SUPREME COURT; COSTS IN CARE PROCEEDINGS | Children In Law | Scoop.it
For a second time in only a couple of years the Supreme Court has reviewed costs orders in care proceedings – Re S (A Child; Court of Appeal costs order) [2015] UKSC 20.
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A safety net with a hole by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog

A safety net with a hole by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Legal aid as we know it was born in 1949, with the passing of the Legal Aid and Advice Act of that year.
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Court allows appeal against order girl should live with her father

Court allows appeal against order girl should live with her father | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal against an order that a girl should move to live with her father following the death of her mother.Re E-R concerned a now five year old girl referred to as ‘T’.
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Girl must have heart monitoring device fitted, court rules

Girl must have heart monitoring device fitted, court rules | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A seven year old girl who suffers from a serious heart disorder must have a special monitoring device implanted, the Family Court has ruled.
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Information sharing - Child rights - Child Protection - Child abuse - CCLC

Information sharing - Child rights - Child Protection - Child abuse - CCLC | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Funded by a grant from the Department for Education’s Improving Outcomes for Children, Young People and Families Fund
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JK, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2015] EWHC 990 (Admin)

JK, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2015] EWHC 990 (Admin) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Transgender claimant (male to female) was challenging a refusal by the Registrar General to show the claimant as 'parent' or 'parent/father' rather than 'father' on her 2 children's birth certificates.
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Family Lore Case Digest: W (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 403 (24 April 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: W (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 403 (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
W (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 403 (24 April 2015): Care proceedings. Appeal against dismissal of... http://t.co/TbxHy5IMsC #familylaw
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Parents should ‘use carrot and stick’ to effect contact

Child's refusal cannot be a justification for parental failure, says President
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Children of divorced parents rediscover each other via dating app

Children of divorced parents rediscover each other via dating app | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A long lost brother and sister have been reunited after accidentally discovering each other via a dating app.Erik de Vries and Josephine Egberts, from the Dutch city of Breda, lost touch in 1999 when their parents divorced.
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