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JXN (A Child) [2014] EWFC 17

JXN (A Child) [2014] EWFC 17 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Application by Mother to take the child on holiday to China, which was opposed by Father because of a fear the Mother would not return her to the UK. The judge ruled that the risk of that happening was negligible and permission was granted.
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M (A Child) [2014] EWHC 1122 (Fam)

M (A Child) [2014] EWHC 1122 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Committal of the Father to prison for failing to comply with an order to return his child to the UK.
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Involved or not involved, that is the question

Involved or not involved, that is the question | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The new parental involvement clause in the Children and Families Act 2014 came into force today. It requires family courts to presume that each parent’s involvement in the child’s life will further...
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Legal challenge over abuse inquiry

Legal challenge over abuse inquiry | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.
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Ofsted 'escaped blame' over Baby P

Ofsted 'escaped blame' over Baby P | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A cover-up led to Ofsted escaping blame for its part in the Baby P scandal, according to a BBC documentary.
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Family Lore Case Digest: HCC v K and G (fact finding) [2014] EWFC B138 (22 October 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: HCC v K and G (fact finding) [2014] EWFC B138 (22 October 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
HCC v K and G (fact finding) [2014] EWFC B138 (22 October 2014): Care proceedings. Fact-finding hea... http://t.co/PwwZzixvSt #familylaw
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Breaking the cycle of repeat care proceedings

Breaking the cycle of repeat care proceedings | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In June the Nuffield Foundation released statistics saying that one in three care applications come from 'repeat clients' – women who have already had at least one child taken into care.
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‘Don’t say children are at the centre of our justice system. They aren’t’

‘Don’t say children are at the centre of our justice system. They aren’t’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
When talking about the new ‘parental involvement provisions’, Justice Minister Simon Hughes said: ‘We have made bold reforms so that the welfare of children is at the heart of the family justice system.’
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Historic child abuse investigation: PM confident inquiry chair Fiona Woolf will act 'with integrity' despite connection to former minister under scrutiny

Historic child abuse investigation: PM confident inquiry chair Fiona Woolf will act 'with integrity' despite connection to former minister under scrutiny | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The head of the Government’s sprawling historic child abuse inquiry is facing demands to step down after she admitted hosting dinner parties with the former minister under scrutiny over his role in an alleged Establishment cover-up.
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John Bolch asks: whatever happened to the presumption of parental involvement?

John Bolch asks: whatever happened to the presumption of parental involvement? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Section 11 of the Children and Families Act  2014 contains the ‘presumption of parental involvement’. The presumption means that when a court is considering whether to make an order relating to a c...
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Family Lore Case Digest: Re MA (a Child: Care proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3448 (Fam) (16 October 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: Re MA (a Child: Care proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3448 (Fam) (16 October 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
RT @familylaw: New case: Re MA (a Child: Care proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3448 (Fam) (16 October 2014) http://t.co/IXD0mayZN3 #familylaw
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Insert appropriate Coldplay reference here *

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  CC (Adoption application : separated applicants) 2014 http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2013/4815.html This is a decision of the High Court, relating to two married applicants who were married and living together when (a) They were approved...
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E (A Child) [2014] EWFC B136

E (A Child) [2014] EWFC B136 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Case involving shared residence, contact and non-molestation orders amongst other applications relating to the couple's child.
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Project for women with repeat children taken into care gains £3m boost

Project for women with repeat children taken into care gains £3m boost | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of the women in the Pause project in Hackney have had more than four children removed into care
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Ministry of Justice press release – fixxored

Ministry of Justice press release – fixxored | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
 
The MOJ sent me this press release today
A new law taking effect today will reinforce the importance of children having relationships with each parent following family breakdown.
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Baby P documentary claims police briefed journalists against social workers

Baby P documentary claims police briefed journalists against social workers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The documentary about Baby P and the resulting media storm asks why other agencies such as the police, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Ofsted did not come under the same scrutiny that social workers did.
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At the front line of child protection

At the front line of child protection | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Criminologist Mark Williams-Thomas is given unique access to Hertfordshire Constabulary Joint Child Protection Investigation Team unit and its investigations into neglect and child abuse.
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Re Y (Children) (Removal from Jurisdiction: Failure to Consider Family Segmentation) [2014] EWCA Civ 1287

Re Y (Children) (Removal from Jurisdiction: Failure to Consider Family Segmentation) [2014] EWCA Civ 1287 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Government publishes response to consultation on looked-after children

Government publishes response to consultation on looked-after children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The government has published its response to the Consultation on Looked-after Children: Improving Permanence, which took place from 30 September 2013 to 29 November 2013.
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Family Lore Case Digest: E (A Child) [2014] EWFC B136 (23 May 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: E (A Child) [2014] EWFC B136 (23 May 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
E (A Child) [2014] EWFC B136 (23 May 2014): Judgment concerning, inter alia, arrangements for the p... http://t.co/QVkDmeBUPX #familylaw
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How Savile's niece's demand for compensation led to fraud probe

How Savile's niece's demand for compensation led to fraud probe | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Detectives have launched an inquiry into suspected fraud over claims of sex abuse by Jimmy Savile. The development centres on allegations by Savile's own great-niece, Caroline Robinson (pictured).
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Re W [2014] EWCA Civ 1303

Re W [2014] EWCA Civ 1303 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This appeal arises in connection with care proceedings that have been conducted before the Luton County Court in relation to no less than six children. Those six are the younger six of nine children born to the same mother.
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