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Local Policies and Contacts - Family Rights Group

New Government family and friends care guidance required that all English local authorities had a family and friends care policy in place by 30th September 2011. It also requires that each authority identifies a senior manager with responsibility for overseeing this area of child welfare....
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Family Lore: An interesting week

Family Lore: An interesting week | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: An interesting week: Highlights of an interesting week for me on Marilyn Stowe’s Family… http://t.co/I2jsXRuJh3 #familylaw
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Louis Theroux Documentary on single dads after Divorce/Separation - We Are Fathers4Justice – The Official Campaign Organisation

Louis Theroux Documentary on single dads after Divorce/Separation - We Are Fathers4Justice – The Official Campaign Organisation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The BBC is making a one hour observational film about the experiences of dads after a separation or divorce to be presented by Louis Theroux. Louis’s recen
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Court of Appeal endorses adjournment refusal

Court of Appeal endorses adjournment refusal | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a father’s appeal against a refusal to adjourn proceedings in a care dispute.Re U concerned a couple with five children. The oldest will turn 20 this year, while the youngest two, a sets of twins, are just three.
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Campaigning for family law reform by John Bolch

Campaigning for family law reform by John Bolch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Whether you love them or (like me) loathe them, general elections are increasingly being used by those seeking changes in the area of family law as an opportunity to push for those changes to be introduced.
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C, E, J, JB (Care Proceedings, Placement with Family Member or in Foster Care) [2015] EWFC B2 (16 January 2015)

C, E, J, JB (Care Proceedings, Placement with Family Member or in Foster Care) [2015] EWFC B2 (16 January 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
RT @lawrencestives: Re C new care proceedings case. Approach to be taken before excluding family placement. http://t.co/4AC81RgdlI
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Personal Support Unit – Bristol Civil Justice Centre

Personal Support Unit – Bristol Civil Justice Centre | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In the post-legal aid reforms era of Family Justice, litigants in person face an ever-increasing struggle to navigate the world of family law without professional representation.
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Family Law Week: S (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 325

S (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 325 - Family Law Week http://t.co/BSrGEaR7sv
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Family Law Week: New private law children cases received by Cafcass 26% down on previous 12 months

New private law children cases received by Cafcass 26% down on previous 12 months http://t.co/Y2NxwY7UbX
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Investigation opened into conduct of ‘rude’ judge

Investigation opened into conduct of ‘rude’ judge | Children In Law | Scoop.it
North-west firm confirms it made formal complaint about HHJ Dodds.
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London Borough of Tower Hamlets v M & Others [2015] EWHC 869 (Fam)

London Borough of Tower Hamlets v M & Others [2015] EWHC 869 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Ex parte applications by local authorities to prevent travel to ISIS countries. Conduct of such applications and the importance of co-operation between agencies.
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Fathers are not just for Christmas

Fathers are not just for Christmas | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Recently I attended a debate devoted to the highly emotive issue of relocation. I voiced the opinion that too little weight is given – still – to the damage caused to a child when one of their parents leaves the jurisdiction.
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Why You Shouldn't Trust the Myers-Briggs Test for Serious Results

Why You Shouldn't Trust the Myers-Briggs Test for Serious Results | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Most of us have taken the Myers-Briggs personality test at some point in our lives. The test that gives you a simple, four-letter acronym to sum up your personality. While it’s a neat way to learn about ourselves, you probably shouldn’t use it to do something serious like decide what career to pursue.
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More work is required to achieve 26-week care proceedings target

More work is required to achieve 26-week care proceedings target | Children In Law | Scoop.it
As Ministry of Justice figures reveal that 44 per cent of family court cases are missing the 26-week duration limit, experts look at this complex issue and assess...
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Play written by residential child care worker explores social work and life in care - Community Care

Play written by residential child care worker explores social work and life in care - Community Care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Day of the Flymo by award-winning playwright Paddy Campbell described as 'one of the most balanced' portrayals of social work
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Family Law Week: BAAF responds to main parties’ election pledges for looked after children

BAAF responds to main parties’ election pledges for looked after children http://t.co/gjJMqZgIrC
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Father 'did everything possible' to obstruct Medway social workers

A Ukrainian concert pianist who became embroiled in a row with social workers after his son was take...
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Care applications reached all-time high in 2014/15 - Community Care

Care applications reached all-time high in 2014/15 - Community Care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Figures released by Cafcass show that 11,127 care applications were received between April 2014 and March 2015, a year-on-year rise of almost 5%.
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Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass rise by 5% for last 12 months

Care applications received by Cafcass rise by 5% for last 12 months http://t.co/SVx157tp9Z
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Lack of representation ‘particularly unfair’ in emotive cases

Lack of representation ‘particularly unfair’ in emotive cases | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Hearing listed for three days was concluded within half a day after father was represented by pro bono lawyer.
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