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Changing a Child's Name - Family Law Week

Changing a Child's Name - Family Law Week | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family Law Week Changing a Child's Name Family Law Week Charlotte Rachael Proudman, barrister at 1 Mitre Court Buildings provides legal guidance on applications to change a child's name, whether forename or surname, during private law children...
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Kindertotenlieder and the limits of transparency | The Transparency Project

Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder was on Radio 3 as I drove across London a week or so ago. It’s music I’ve always found nearly unbearable to listen to, because it’s about the death of children. The poems Mahler set to music were written by the 19th century German poet Ruckert on the death of two of his […]
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Asylum age assessments: key advice for social workers

Asylum age assessments: key advice for social workers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social workers continue to be the professionals charged with carrying out formal age assessments of asylum seekers
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Father’s rights breached by failure of Russian courts - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Father’s rights breached by failure of Russian courts - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A complex, multinational child abduction case in which an American father's children were taken to Russia from Italy by their mother without his consent
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Local Government Lawyer - Council to pay out £12k over failings to family of severely autistic boy

A county council has agreed to pay out £12,000 and meet the legal costs of the family of a boy with severe autism, after the local authority failed to provide the right accommodation for him.
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Social care: 'Pause' programme - GOV.UK

Social care: 'Pause' programme - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Evaluation of Pause, a voluntary programme for women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeat removals of children from their care.
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Children’s services in England: repeat referrals - GOV.UK

Children’s services in England: repeat referrals - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Report on children being referred to children’s services more than once.
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Family Law Week: Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) Order 2017

Order came into force on 20 July 2017
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Lady Hale appointed President of the Supreme Court - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Lady Hale appointed President of the Supreme Court - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Baroness Hale of Richmond has been appointed President of the Supreme Court.
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School Pupils Excluded More Than 2,000 Times Last Year Over 'Sexual Misconduct'

School Pupils Excluded More Than 2,000 Times Last Year Over 'Sexual Misconduct' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Offences range from 'lewd behaviour' to sexual assault.
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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 COURT CASES Wonder of mobile internet means I can deal with cases on the move, top family court judge says – A blog on the curious focus of […]
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Family Law Week: International meeting addresses domestic / family violence and the 1980 Child Abduction Convention

New Guide to Good Practice on Article 13(1)(b) developed
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Mother wins appeal against Irish custody order - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Mother wins appeal against Irish custody order - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The mother of a three year-old girl has won her appeal against an order saying her daughter must be sent back to live with her father in the Republic of Ireland
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Charlie Gard’s parents end their legal battle - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Charlie Gard’s parents end their legal battle - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The parents of chronically ill baby Charlie Gard have abandoned their legal battle after accepting that there is now no chance of saving him.
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Foster carer recruitment crisis - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Foster carer recruitment crisis - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The government is struggling to recruit foster carers, according to a Department for Education report.
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School exclusion - GOV.UK

School exclusion - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Statutory guidance on the exclusion of pupils from local-authority-maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units.
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Family Law Week: reunite publishes ´Guide to International Child Abduction and Poland´

Home > News reunite publishes ´Guide to International Child Abduction and Poland´ reunite has published the first in a series of guides each of which will outline the possible options for parents and guardians following a parental child abduction to a specific other country.
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Family Law Week: Mr Justice Peter Jackson appointed to Court of Appeal

Seven new appointments to Court of Appeal
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What you hear’s a lethal style of conversation – can you sue or be sued for defamation during a child protection investigation

What you hear’s a lethal style of conversation  – can you sue or be sued for defamation during a child protection investigation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Or as MC Tunes famously sang, whilst mispronouncing the key word - "Don't like what I say ? Then sue me for liable" (He meant libel... Whilst he couldn't pronounce libel, to be fair, he could pack jams like a party in a tin can. Is this alleged feat more or less impressive than cooking…
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Petrified by court? Then arm yourself with the skills you need

Petrified by court? Then arm yourself with the skills you need | Children In Law | Scoop.it
by Shefali Shah What was your reason for becoming a social worker? Was it to make a difference, improve the lives of vulnerable adults and children in need and offer support and guidance when required? Or was it so that you could attend court and be subjected to hostile and vigorous cross examination? I presume […]
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Surveillance admissible evidence in care case - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Surveillance admissible evidence in care case - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Evidence that may have been obtained illegally is eligible for inclusion in a care application, a Judge has ruled.
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