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Resilience, Responsibility and Recovery: Healing the Wounds of Parental Alienation

Resilience, Responsibility and Recovery: Healing the Wounds of Parental Alienation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Helping children and young people to heal from alienation is not a difficult task when one understands the process they need to go through in order to do that.  For there is a clear and easily followed path to assisting children and young people in these circumstances. I know that because I have walked that…
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Judge criticises council’s failure to support ‘intimidated’ social worker

Judge criticises council’s failure to support ‘intimidated’ social worker | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A family court judge has criticised Gloucestershire council for failing to support a social worker who made false claims about the danger posed to him and his family by a father he felt threatened by. The “panicking” social worker escaped censure by the court despite his behaviour being deemed unprofessional. But District Judge Howell said […]
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Children waiting 100 days longer than adults for sexual abuse investigations to go to court, figures show

Children waiting 100 days longer than adults for sexual abuse investigations to go to court, figures show | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Child sex abuse victims are waiting 100 days longer than adults for their cases to go to court, a report has found, prompting calls for more to be done to give underage victims access to the support they desperately need. A report by the Children’s Commissioner reveals that in the year 2015-16, the median length of time for investigations of child sex abuse cases was 248 days, compared with 147 for adult sexual offences – a total of 101 days less. A quarter of cases took considerably longer, some 393 days or more.
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McKenzie Friends ‘exploit fathers’ rights groups’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

McKenzie Friends ‘exploit fathers’ rights groups’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
McKenzie Friends working with fathers' rights groups are "highly problematic" a legal academic has claimed
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Family Law Week: Re Case K (no 2) (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008) [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam)

Family Law Week: Re Case K (no 2) (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008) [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: New private law cases received by Cafcass in March 2017 up 16% on a year ago

Family Law Week: New private law cases received by Cafcass in March 2017 up 16% on a year ago | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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How child protection’s ‘investigative turn’ impacts on poor and deprived communities

How child protection’s ‘investigative turn’ impacts on poor and deprived communities | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The current wide interpretation of ‘risk’ of significant harm has led to the investigative turn and an increasingly intrusive and out of control system.
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Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable adult; British citizen) (No.3) [2017] EWHC 774 (Fam) (05 April 2017)

Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable adult; British citizen) (No.3) [2017] EWHC 774 (Fam) (05 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Case K (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Case K (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam) (12 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Children’s Commissioner worries about ‘pinball’ kids - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Children’s Commissioner worries about ‘pinball’ kids - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Research by Children's Commissioner highlights the repeated upheavals experienced by children in the care system
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Social worker ‘exaggerated’ threats from father - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Social worker ‘exaggerated’ threats from father - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social worker who made untrue claims was left high and dry by his managers, a Judge has concluded
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Gillick competency and Fraser guidelines

Gillick competency and Fraser guidelines | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Gillick competency and Fraser guidelines are legal terms used to determine a children’s rights and wishes; find out how they are applied or assessed.
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Abuse victims have ‘mixed feelings’ about social work interventions

Abuse victims have ‘mixed feelings’ about social work interventions | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A new study finds social workers were described with "deep ambivalence" by victims of child sexual abuse in the family
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Local Government Lawyer - Care applications by councils reach record level with 13.8% rise in single year

Local Government Lawyer - Care applications by councils reach record level with 13.8% rise in single year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: Almost 9 out of 10 cases with CSA liability have started the case closure process

Family Law Week: Almost 9 out of 10 cases with CSA liability have started the case closure process | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass in last year almost 14% ahead of previous 12 months

Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass in last year almost 14% ahead of previous 12 months | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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High Court baby ruling highlights legal aid confusion

High Court baby ruling highlights legal aid confusion | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Government says legal aid is available subject to means and merits test.
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Cases Y, Z, AA, AB & AC, Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 784 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Cases Y, Z, AA, AB & AC, Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 784 (Fam) (12 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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