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Father drops legal proceedings against runaway mother Rebecca Minnock - Telegraph.co.uk

Father drops legal proceedings against runaway mother Rebecca Minnock - Telegraph.co.uk | Children In Law | Scoop.it
She expressed fears about the emotional damage sending her to prison would cause to their son Ethan
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Family court statistics quarterly: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK

Family court statistics quarterly: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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The place of residential care in the English child welfare system

The place of residential care in the English child welfare system | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education has released a research report into the place of residential care in the English child welfare system.
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Children in care failed by government, say MPs - BBC News

Children in care failed by government, say MPs - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children in care 'get a raw deal' and the government is not doing enough to help them, MPs have said in a report.
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A (A Child), Re [2014] EWHC 4836 (Fam) (13 June 2014)

A (A Child), Re [2014] EWHC 4836 (Fam) (13 June 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
"This family has been engaged in litigation for almost as long as is possible under the Children Act" - http://t.co/wtkvRqtQ7W
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Prime Minister announces child protection taskforce

Prime Minister announces child protection taskforce | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A child protection taskforce has been established to drive government reforms in the area, it has been announced.
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Re T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 - Family Law Week

Re T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606
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Care proceedings with respect to ten of the fifteen children born to a mother were commenced in the Bournemouth Family Court on 14th February 2014.
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DR v SSWP and NR (CSM) (Child support: calculation of income) [2015] UKUT 274 (AAC)

DR v SSWP and NR (CSM) (Child support: calculation of income) [2015] UKUT 274 (AAC) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Appeal against child maintenance decision, centred upon the treatment by the tribunal of evidence concerning the father’s earnings. Appeal dismissed.
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A (Foreign Surrogacy: South Africa) [2015] EWHC 1756 (Fam)

A (Foreign Surrogacy: South Africa) [2015] EWHC 1756 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Application for a parental order in relation to a child who was born in South Africa following a surrogacy arrangement.
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Family Lore Case Digest: B (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B81 (10 June 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: B (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B81 (10 June 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
B (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B81 (10 June 2015): Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings relating t... http://t.co/OzTKblRKqQ #familylaw
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Local services like social care and child protection face deep 12 per cent cuts, LGA warns

Local services like social care and child protection face deep 12 per cent cuts, LGA warns | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Services funded by local councils face deep budget cuts of around 12 per cent next year, according to the body that represents local government.
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Father drops case against runaway mum Rebecca Minnock - BBC News

Father drops case against runaway mum Rebecca Minnock - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A woman who fled with her young son during a custody battle is told she "owes her liberty" to the boy's father, who has dropped the case against her.
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Family Lore Case Digest: A v London Borough of Islington [2015] EWFC B80 (19 May 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: A v London Borough of Islington [2015] EWFC B80 (19 May 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A v London Borough of Islington [2015] EWFC B80 (19 May 2015): Care proceedings. application by mot... http://t.co/FJnZ7UwoSl #familylaw
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Legal aid statistics: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK

Legal aid statistics: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Children’s centres successfully targeting disadvantaged families

Children’s centres successfully targeting disadvantaged families | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education (DfE) has released a series of research reports into children's centres in England.
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Public worry about child welfare highlighted in survey

Public worry about child welfare highlighted in survey | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of adults worried about the welfare of a child in their neighbourhood has jumped by eight per cent in a single year.
Charity Action for Children polled 2,500 adults for an annual survey.
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Child sexual exploitation referrals rose 31% last year

Child sexual exploitation referrals rose 31% last year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Local authorities received more than 11,000 referrals about child sexual exploitation in the past two years, while support for child victims has fallen
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King's Lynn and West Norfolk Council v Bunning [2013] EWHC 3390 (QB) - Family Law Week

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Council v Bunning [2013] EWHC 3390 (QB) Family Law Week The LAA, by contrast, submits that the previous law was more complex in its application and the matter has now been clarified and simplified by deeming...
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A (A Child) [2014] EWHC 4836 (Fam)

A (A Child) [2014] EWHC 4836 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Re-hearing of father's application for contact in long-running proceedings concerning 14 year old child.
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S & T (Children) [2015] EWHC 1753 (Fam)

S & T (Children) [2015] EWHC 1753 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Proceedings concerning children whose father removed them to Pakistan, whose mother had died and whose maternal aunt and uncle sought to adopt them in the USA.
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Gay parents just as capable as straight parents

Gay parents just as capable as straight parents | Children In Law | Scoop.it
There is no difference between gay and straight couples when it comes to being a parent, a new study suggests.
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A week in family law: Adoption funding, reforming justice and more by John Bolch

A week in family law: Adoption funding, reforming justice and more by John Bolch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Not an awful lot of news specifically about the family justice system this week, but our new Lord Chancellor Michael Gove had plenty to say about the justice system generally, in his first speech since his appointment.
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