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Family Lore Case Digest: J (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B55 (11 March 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: J (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B55 (11 March 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
J (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B55 (11 March 2015): Final hearing of care and placement proceedings co... http://t.co/r9c8v7Ytk6 #familylaw
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Father’s bid for return of daughter to Germany fails

Father’s bid for return of daughter to Germany fails | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Guinean father living in Germany has failed to get his nine year-old daughter back from the UK.The girl’s parents were in a relationship between 2005 and 2008.
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Mother responsible for injuries to toddler

Mother responsible for injuries to toddler | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The mother of a two year old boy caused bruising and other injuries, a family court has ruled.East Sussex County Council v BH & Others concerned ‘BT’, who was born in October 2012.
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Composite threshold documents – in which, a tightrope is walked

Composite threshold documents  – in which, a tightrope is walked | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Two nightmares of legal blogging this week.
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Re C (Publication of Judgment) [2015] EWCA Civ 500

Re C (Publication of Judgment) [2015] EWCA Civ 500 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The mother’s appeal from a decision refusing publication of an anonymised judgment in private law children proceedings was dismissed.
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Fewer than two per cent of new FGM cases involve children

Fewer than two per cent of new FGM cases involve children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Only 60 child victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been identified by authorities out of thousands of new cases since last September, prompting fears...
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How the other half litigate by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog

How the other half litigate by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The abolition of legal aid for most private law family proceedings has created an underclass of second class litigants who cannot afford legal representation.
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1400 child abuse suspects identified - BBC News

1400 child abuse suspects identified - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
More than 1,400 suspects, including politicians and celebrities, have been investigated by police probing historical child sex abuse allegations.
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High Court considers family who vanished with their children

High Court considers family who vanished with their children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family Division President Sir James Munby has issued an explanatory judgement on the case of a family who disappeared abroad with their four children.
The children in question ranged in ages between 20 months and seven years.
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Family Lore Case Digest: C (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 500 (24 March 2015)

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RT @familylaw: New case: C (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 500 (24 March 2015) http://t.co/FDhl3UvOsu #familylaw
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Mother fails to stop father’s contact with daughter

Mother fails to stop father’s contact with daughter | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mother has failed to stop her ex-husband from seeing his three year old daughter.
The couple married in October 2009 and their daughter, identified as ‘R’ in the judgment, was born three years later.
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The Association of Lawyers for Children and Coram Children's Legal Centre ... - Family Law (registration)

The Association of Lawyers for Children and Coram Children's Legal Centre ... - Family Law (registration) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment in the appeal case of Re K-H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 543 has been handed down by the Court of Appeal.
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Re K & H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 543

Re K & H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 543 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Lore Case Digest: C (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B56 (05 May 2015)

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C (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B56 (05 May 2015): Judgment in care proceedings concerning a four year ... http://t.co/N6511ZjYCZ #familylaw
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IB v MM [2015] EWHC 1502 (Fam)

IB v MM [2015] EWHC 1502 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Father's application pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction 1980 for summary return of the child to Germany where she was born. Application dismissed
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A small ray of light is extinguished by John Bolch

A small ray of light is extinguished by John Bolch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
There have been various efforts by various people to plug the gap in legal advice and representation caused by the abolition of legal aid for most private law family matters in April 2013.
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AR v RN [2015] UKSC 35

AR v RN [2015] UKSC 35 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal from a determination that the children had become habitually resident in Scotland.
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Our response to The Queen's Speech 2015

Our response to The Queen's Speech 2015 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, responds to The Queen's Speech 2015
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Families unnecessarily held at immigration removal centre, report finds

Families unnecessarily held at immigration removal centre, report finds | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Families and children held at an immigration removal centre could have been put up in a hotel instead, a report has found.
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Just how significant are parental intentions in determining a child’s habitual residence?

Just how significant are parental intentions in determining a child’s habitual residence? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Most international child lawyers may have thought that the concept of habitual residence had been determined by a trio of children cases heard by the UK Supreme Court during the last 2 years (Re A (Jurisdiction: Return of Child) [2013] UKSC 60,...
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Berkshire council children’s services ‘inadequate’

Berkshire council children’s services ‘inadequate’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The children’s services department at West Berkshire Council has been declared ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted – the third council to receive such a rating in a matter of days.
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International matrimonial lawyers discuss surrogacy

International matrimonial lawyers discuss surrogacy | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A multinational family law organisation considered the legal issues surrounding surrogacy at a conference in London this week.
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A (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 486

A (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 486 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Appeal by wife against order allowing father supervised contact where she argued that the judge had not sufficiently considered his own findings that the father had been guilty of, among other things, abusive sexual conduct towards her.
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Family Law Week: AR v RN (Scotland) [2015] UKSC 35

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Court of Appeal upholds decision not to publish judgement

Court of Appeal upholds decision not to publish judgement | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal has upheld a Judge’s decision not to allow publication of his judgement in a family dispute.
The case concerned a 12 year-old boy whose bitterly divided parents had engaged in litigation for close to ten years.
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