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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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Woman acted as surrogate mother for son's IVF baby, court hears

Woman acted as surrogate mother for son's IVF baby, court hears | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Man in his 20s told he may adopt his biological son after court hears how he embarked on ‘process of becoming a father’ with assistance from his own mother
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Bundles: A Summary of the President's Guidance in Re L

Bundles: A Summary of the President's Guidance in Re L | Children In Law | Scoop.it
News: The President issues robust reminders on bundles and new sanctions for defaulters
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A and B (Prohibited Steps Order at Dispute Resolution Appointment) [2015] EWFC B16

A and B (Prohibited Steps Order at Dispute Resolution Appointment) [2015] EWFC B16 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Father's appeal (he is a UKIP candidate) against a prohibited steps order which said that neither parent was to involve the two youngest children actively in any political activity.
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The top 85 actions you could take to stand up for social work - Community Care

The top 85 actions you could take to stand up for social work - Community Care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A list of large and small things you can do to stand up for social work whether you're a social worker, manager, politician or member of the public
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UKIP candidate allowed to appeal political activity ruling

UKIP candidate allowed to appeal political activity ruling | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A UKIP Parliamentary candidate can appeal a ban on involving his children in political activities, a Family Court judge has ruled.
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Re A (Medical Treatment: Removal of Artificial Ventilation) [2015] EWHC 443 (Fam)

Re A (Medical Treatment: Removal of Artificial Ventilation) [2015] EWHC 443 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Declarations were made in favour of the NHS Trust permitting the removal of ventilation from a child who had been declared clinically dead but whose Muslim parents were unable to consent to such a course.
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Re A (Application for DNA Testing) [2015] EWCA Civ 133

Re A (Application for DNA Testing) [2015] EWCA Civ 133 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The child’s appeal from a decision refusing her application for DNA testing was allowed and the case was remitted for rehearing.
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Children: Public Law Update (March 2015)

Children: Public Law Update (March 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
John Tughan QC of 4 Paper Buildings reviews recent judgments of particular importance to all practitioners in public children law.
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XZ Council v DN and Others [2014] EWHC 4653 (Fam)

XZ Council v DN and Others [2014] EWHC 4653 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A final care order was made in relation to the older child while the younger child would remain subject to an interim care order while DNA testing was carried out to establish paternity.
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N v N (child maintenance) [2015] EWHC 514 (Fam)

N v N (child maintenance) [2015] EWHC 514 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
N v N (child maintenance) [2015] EWHC 514 (Fam) - Judgment: Appeal against decision to strike out, as an abuse of ... http://t.co/dpktDnlU89
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The President is excited about the future, are you? By John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog

The President is excited about the future, are you? By John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
On 27 February, the President of the Family Division Sir James Munby gave a speech to the Family Law Bar Association at the Middle Temple.
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Cameron calls claims of paedophile cover-up a 'conspiracy theory' 

Cameron calls claims of paedophile cover-up a 'conspiracy theory'  | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Referring to the findings of a review into allegations of a VIP paedophile ring, the Prime Minister said on the campaign trail in Rochester that ‘conspiracy theorists’ would have to ‘look elsewhere’.
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Professionals blamed Oxfordshire girls for their sexual abuse, report finds

Professionals blamed Oxfordshire girls for their sexual abuse, report finds | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Serious case review says mindset that girls were ‘difficult’ allowed gang rape to continue, with victims perhaps totalling more than 370
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How long should a severely disabled child wait for housing? | Stacie Lewis

How long should a severely disabled child wait for housing? | Stacie Lewis | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I have leukaemia and my five-year-old daughter is disabled but we’ve been waiting two years for appropriate accommodation. We’re apparently not a priority – and we’re not aloneA mother with leukaemia.
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Family Lore: Bundles of joy

Family Lore: Bundles of joy | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: Bundles of joy: Munby turns his guns on excess bundles - Law Society Gazette, 26th… http://t.co/4okFkhCJto #familylaw
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Judicial appointment is not a licence to be gratuitously rude

Judicial appointment is not a licence to be gratuitously rude | Children In Law | Scoop.it
You may recall His Honour Judge Dodds, who has not had the best time with appeals in the lifespan of this blog.
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Record number of children adopted by LGBT families

Record number of children adopted by LGBT families | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of children adopted by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) couples and individuals has reached record highs over the last 12 months, with over 480 children placed in loving stable homes in the last year.
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Social workers to face five years in prison for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, warns Cameron - Community Care

Social workers to face five years in prison for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, warns Cameron - Community Care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Prime Minister will announce consultation on whether criminal charge for wilful neglect should be extended across children's social care
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Life as a foster family: 'I became well-versed in most swear words'

Life as a foster family: 'I became well-versed in most swear words' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Edward Timpson, children’s minister, describes sharing his childhood home with foster children and the profound impact it had on him
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Social workers 'deeply disturbed' by findings of serious case review

Social workers 'deeply disturbed' by findings of serious case review | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Today’s serious case review into the grooming of young girls in Oxfordshire will have ‘far-reaching consequences’ for the way child sexual exploitatio
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Z-O'C (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1808

Z-O'C (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1808 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The local authority appeal from a supervision order was allowed and the case was remitted for consideration.
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The Prospective Adopters v FB and Others [2015] EWHC 297 (Fam)

The Prospective Adopters v FB and Others [2015] EWHC 297 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
An adoption order was made in respect of the 2 year-old child whose mother had a history of alcohol abuse and a chaotic lifestyle.
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Abuse inquiry funding judgment reserved

Abuse inquiry funding judgment reserved | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment was reserved on Tuesday in an historical abuse inquiry chairman’s bid to overturn a ruling that he unfairly denied legal representation to an alleged victim.
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What Happened To The Families Test? And Other Lost Trinkets

What Happened To The Families Test? And Other Lost Trinkets | Children In Law | Scoop.it
During a cynical moment, in which we mulled over the possibility that our Prime Minister's latest offering, which attempts to deter child abuse through criminal sanctions was nothing more than an e...
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