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More children in England adopted than ever before - Family Law Week

More children in England adopted than ever before Family Law Week "The government is radically reforming adoption so that children who are waiting to be adopted are provided with stable and loving homes much more swiftly, giving them the...
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Fathers use elaborate tricks to avoid paying child support

Fathers use elaborate tricks to avoid paying child support | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Wealthy fathers who have separated from their wives are using an array of ploys to hide their assets to avoid paying more towards their children’s upbringing,
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President’s guidance: Judicial participation in OFSTED inspections of local authority children’s services

President’s guidance: Judicial participation in OFSTED inspections of local authority children’s services | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Guidance issued by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division on 23 June 2017.
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Charlie Gard parents lose European court appeal - BBC News

Charlie Gard parents lose European court appeal - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The European Court rejects a plea from the parents of Charlie Gard to intervene in his case.
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Transgender father to appeal for greater contact with ultra orthodox children

J v B (Ultra-Orthodox Judaism: Transgender) [2017] EWFC 4 (30 January 2017) - read judgment The Court of Appeal has granted permission to the father to appeal against the decision of the High Court earlier this year. Briefly, Peter Jackson J denied a father, who now lives as a transgender person, direct contact with his…
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Baby born to isolated mother to be adopted - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Baby born to isolated mother to be adopted - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A baby born to a young woman in uncertain circumstances should be adopted, the High Court has declared, and the father need not be informed.
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Is the Transparency Guidance experiment over? - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Is the Transparency Guidance experiment over? - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Despite recent guidelines, the number of judgments published now is not much different, John Bolch explains. So what does that mean?
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Charlie Gard: European Court Will Not Intervene.

Charlie Gard: European Court Will Not Intervene. | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The European Court considering the case of Charlie Gard, a baby with a rare medical condition who has been on life support for most of his young life, has turned down an appeal launched by his parents to keep him alive.  The European Court Of Human Rights concluded that Charlie was most likely in pain,…
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Family Law Week: New research will audit best practice in inter-country children and families cases

Children and Families Across Borders announces research and advocacy project
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Loopholes ‘depriving single parents of child support’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Loopholes ‘depriving single parents of child support’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
‘Loopholes’ mean too many absent parents are not paying their dues, single parent charity Gingerbread has claimed.
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Family Law Week: Practice Direction 12D amended to allow police and security services to interview wards of court

Paras 5.1 to 5.6 replaced by new paras 5.1 to 5.2
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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project

Correcting, clarifying or commenting on media reports of family court cases Explaining or commenting on published Judgments of family court cases Highlighting other transparency news   MEDIA (MIS)REPORTS OF FAMILY COURTS CASES  Inaccurate, misleading or distorting We followed up our letter to the...
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‘She was screaming': father tells of how council tried to take girl, 3, from asylum family

‘She was screaming': father tells of how council tried to take girl, 3, from asylum family | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Father says his daughter was left traumatised after local authority threatened to remove her
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Local Government Lawyer - ECHR extends interim measure calling for continued treatment of Charlie Gard

The European Court of Human Rights has called on the Government to continue providing Charlie Gard, a baby suffering from a rare genetic disease, with treatment and nursing care until 19 June as an interim measure.
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Family Law Week: Family lawyers requested for details of their recent court experiences

Law Society’s Family Section advisory group launches survey
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Best practice in international social work - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Best practice in international social work - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Forthcoming research will highlight best practice in social work for international cases.
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Local Government Lawyer - Sikh couple in legal action after adoption agency tells them not to apply

A British couple of Sikh Indian heritage are to bring legal action after they were told by a council-run adoption agency not to apply to become adoptive parents because only white babies were available.
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Family Law Week: President’s guidance: Judicial participation in OFSTED inspections of local authority children’s services

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Family Law Week: ‘Child Maintenance Service loopholes deny children the support they deserve’

Gingerbread publishes report on CMS failings
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Sikh couple seek declaration after adoption refusal - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Sikh couple seek declaration after adoption refusal - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A British Sikh couple have launched legal proceedings after they were turned away by an adoption agency due to their ethnic background.
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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project

Correcting, clarifying or commenting on media reports of family court cases Explaining or commenting on published Judgments of family court cases Highlighting other transparency news MEDIA (MIS)REPORTS OF FAMILY COURTS CASES Corrections of inaccurate, misleading or distorting information The Telegraph corrected Christopher Booker’s column A gifted child in a psychiatric unit is madness [paywall […]
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Council leaders highlight “crisis” in social care for children - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Council leaders highlight “crisis” in social care for children - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social care services for children are in “crisis” campaigners and council leaders have claimed.
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President of Family Division circular: Amendment to Practice Direction PD12D – Interviewing Wards of Court

President of Family Division circular: Amendment to Practice Direction PD12D – Interviewing Wards of Court | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Comes in to force on Friday 16 June 2017.
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Correction Requests Update | The Transparency Project

We recently made a further complaint to The Telegraph about Christopher Booker’s coverage of the case of Re H (A Child) (Interim Care Order : fact finding) [2017] EWHC 518 (Fam) on 21 May (you can read the post about that complaint here).
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The Supreme Court Is Wrong on Charlie Gard and Withdrawal of Treatment | The Transparency Project

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