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Family Law Week: A (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 162-1

A (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 162-1 http://t.co/6OU5CXL3Y6
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Re A (A Child) [2015] EWFC 17

Re A (A Child) [2015] EWFC 17 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This matter concerns an application for adoption concerning a young child, A, now 7 months old. A has lived with the applicant his biological father, B, since birth. All the reports describe B’s care of A as being to a high standard.
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Homes for troubled children in care

Homes for troubled children in care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
There are not enough secure places in children’s homes to meet demand, the BBC has warned.
Despite the fact that demand for secure children’s homes is going up, two have closed down over the last year and several more are at risk of doing so.
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Government hails record LGBT adoption rate

Government hails record LGBT adoption rate | Children In Law | Scoop.it
More than 480 children were placed with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adoptive families over the last year, the government has announced – the highest number to date.
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When adopted children forget their birth language, it may not be lost without a trace - PsyPost

When adopted children forget their birth language, it may not be lost without a trace - PsyPost | Children In Law | Scoop.it
How robust are languages learned in childhood but disused later in life? A new study by researchers at McGill University and the University of Montreal has ...
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Family Law Week: B v C (Surrogacy - Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17

B v C (Surrogacy - Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17 http://t.co/wNIQSvKffQ
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Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17

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Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17 - Judgment: Application for an adoption order where the applicant ha... http://t.co/Ty4pi0ECV5
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Oedipus Wrecks

Oedipus Wrecks | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I have written about some strange cases involving the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act, but this one might be the strangest.
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Family Lore Case Digest: R (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 167 (05 March 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: R (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 167 (05 March 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
R (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 167 (05 March 2015): Care proceedings. Appeal against refusal of p... http://t.co/wDSzd0RlKh #familylaw
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Woman acted as surrogate mother for son's IVF baby, court hears

Woman acted as surrogate mother for son's IVF baby, court hears | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Man in his 20s told he may adopt his biological son after court hears how he embarked on ‘process of becoming a father’ with assistance from his own mother
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Bundles: A Summary of the President's Guidance in Re L

Bundles: A Summary of the President's Guidance in Re L | Children In Law | Scoop.it
News: The President issues robust reminders on bundles and new sanctions for defaulters
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A and B (Prohibited Steps Order at Dispute Resolution Appointment) [2015] EWFC B16

A and B (Prohibited Steps Order at Dispute Resolution Appointment) [2015] EWFC B16 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Father's appeal (he is a UKIP candidate) against a prohibited steps order which said that neither parent was to involve the two youngest children actively in any political activity.
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HU v SU (Rev 1) [2015] EWFC 18

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HU v SU (Rev 1) [2015] EWFC 18 - Judgment: Fact finding hearing in respect of 3 children and whether they should h... http://t.co/xNDURWIDuH
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Are grandparents the forgotten casualties of divorce?

Are grandparents the forgotten casualties of divorce? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
We recently read the sad news that grandparents are increasingly turning to the courts to see their grandchildren.
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President hails electronic future for family courts

President hails electronic future for family courts | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The President of the Family Division has hailed the introduction of electronic documents and processes in the family courts.
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Mother acted as surrogate for adult son’s child

Mother acted as surrogate for adult son’s child | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Family Court has approved the adoption of a child who was carried by his father’s mother as a surrogate.
In Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption), the child in question had lived with his father since birth.
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Court of Appeal overturns family supervision order

Court of Appeal overturns family supervision order | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal has overturned a supervision order in relation to a seven year old girl and her younger brother.
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"Lamentable", "egregious" and "wholly indefensi...

"Lamentable", "egregious" and "wholly indefensi... | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Northamptonshire County Council v AS, KS and DS [2015] EWFC 7 - read judgment A Family Division judged has awarded damages under the Human Rights Act against a local authority in what he described a...
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Flawed placement order application

Flawed placement order application | Children In Law | Scoop.it
When you call a case RE EF (flawed Placement Order application) 2015, you are laying down a marker that this is going to be a judgment that makes criticisms. And so it does.
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Child giving evidence

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Very quick one – this is an appeal just decided, about a 14 year old girl who wished to give evidence in care proceedings.
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R (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 167 (05 March 2015)

R (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 167 (05 March 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Re R - Court of Appeal decision regarding children giving evidence in care proceedings http://t.co/ZI0LLQBTYh
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How long should a severely disabled child wait for housing? | Stacie Lewis

How long should a severely disabled child wait for housing? | Stacie Lewis | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I have leukaemia and my five-year-old daughter is disabled but we’ve been waiting two years for appropriate accommodation. We’re apparently not a priority – and we’re not aloneA mother with leukaemia.
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