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Family Law Week: Injuries to Infant with Bone Disorder: latest deliberations of the High Court

Family Law Week: Injuries to Infant with Bone Disorder: latest deliberations of the High Court | Children In Law | Scoop.it
“Injuries to Infant with Bone Disorder: latest deliberations of the High Court http://t.co/eQeQ1iwAN9
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Slater and Gordon: Key Points in Surrogacy Law

Senior Family Law Solicitor Cara Nuttall outlines the key points you need to know about surrogacy.
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Mothers want royal commission over 'humiliating, cruel' forced adoptions

Mothers want royal commission over 'humiliating, cruel' forced adoptions | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Mothers affected by Australia's forced adoption policy want a royal commission into the medical profession.
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Martin Narey challenges findings of 'No child is safe in this jail' Rainsbrook inspection

Martin Narey challenges findings of 'No child is safe in this jail' Rainsbrook inspection | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Narey was commissioned by G4S to do a follow up review on the Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre found "inadequate" by inspectors
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Family Court endorses return of children to Czech Republic

Family Court endorses return of children to Czech Republic | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Family Court has endorsed Kent County Council’s plan to return two sisters to the Czech Republic.
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E (Children) (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders), Re [2015] EWHC 2275 (Fam) (24 July 2015)

E (Children) (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders), Re [2015] EWHC 2275 (Fam) (24 July 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Holman J's FGM judgment now published: http://t.co/FKvdtthcUm
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Spotlight fell on Norfolk social workers during Marie Black trial

Spotlight fell on Norfolk social workers during Marie Black trial | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Even before the trial started, there were questions about some of the evidence due to be used – which placed the actions of Norfolk social workers in the spotlight.
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No5 - Re H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 583: Appealing decisions out of time and procedural rules for litigants in person

No5 - Re H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 583: Appealing decisions out of time and procedural rules for litigants in person | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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‘No evidence’ to support abuse allegations

‘No evidence’ to support abuse allegations | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Family Court has ruled that there is “no evidential basis” for a number of abuse allegations made by a mother against her former husband.
The parents met when the mother was 15 and the father was 17.
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Family Court finds mother responsible for child’s injuries

Family Court finds mother responsible for child’s injuries | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Family Court has ruled that a mother was responsible for her infant son’s injuries.
When the boy was six months old, he suffered “a broken leg and several broken bones in both of his feet”.
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CH v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Anor (Child support:maintenance assessments/calculations) [2015] UKUT 381 (AAC)

CH v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Anor (Child support:maintenance assessments/calculations) [2015] UKUT 381 (AAC) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Appeal concerning whether the non-resident father was an employed earner for assessment purposes on his return from working in the US. Appeal allowed.
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Family Law Week: Children: Private Law Update (July 2015)

Family Law Week: Children: Private Law Update (July 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children: Private Law Update (July 2015) http://t.co/LpMAOw7RBF
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Local Government Lawyer - Child Protection and Data Protection

Local Government Lawyer - Child Protection and Data Protection | Children In Law | Scoop.it
RT @julie_doughty: @C_P_Resource inconsistent policy on retention of records. Interesting http://t.co/QvVz0Y8c76
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“Just glanced?” Court of Appeal find Judge to have been unfair

“Just glanced?”    Court of Appeal find Judge to have been unfair | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
Re G (child) 2015  http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2015/834.html was an appeal from a finding of fact hearing in private law proceedings conducted   (perhaps that ought to be in inverted commas) by Her Honour Judge Pearl.
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W (Adoption- Reunification), Re [2015] EWHC 2039 (Fam) (22 July 2015)

W (Adoption- Reunification), Re [2015] EWHC 2039 (Fam) (22 July 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Wowzer. Case building…Reprehensible…and many other criticisms of LA and G in this case : http://t.co/WHfM4M9Gzo
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Father liable for child support despite not paying UK tax by John Bolch

Father liable for child support despite not paying UK tax by John Bolch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
No one who has ever been foolish enough to venture into the murky world of child support maintenance could avoid becoming entangled in the thicket of regulations governing this arcane area of law.
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Cardiff University creates child abuse test for doctors - BBC News

Cardiff University creates child abuse test for doctors - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A test to help doctors determine if children's injuries have resulted from abuse is developed by Cardiff University.
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CAMHS spending cut by £35m in a single year

CAMHS spending cut by £35m in a single year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
More than £35m was cut from child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) last year, it has emerged.
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Vulnerable Northern Ireland mother loses care battle

Vulnerable Northern Ireland mother loses care battle | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland has rejected a mother’s bid to have her two year-old daughter returned to her care.
The mother suffered from a mental illness called Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).
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Family law: UN advises Britain to make smacking children illegal

Family law: UN advises Britain to make smacking children illegal | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has appealed to the UK to ban parents smacking children and promote other 'non-violent forms of discipline,' the BBC reports.
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Couple fail in bid to look after granddaughter

Couple fail in bid to look after granddaughter | Children In Law | Scoop.it
An Essex couple have claimed that they were not allowed to take on the care of their granddaughter because of their age.
They looked after the three year-old girl after her mother was hospitalised for mental health issues.
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M (A Child: wardship) [2015] EWHC 2192 (Fam)

M (A Child: wardship) [2015] EWHC 2192 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Father was seeking a stay of English wardship proceedings on the basis that Singapore was clearly the more appropriate forum in which to resolve proceedings relating to the future care of his son.
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Sibling rivalry

Sibling rivalry | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
In Re P (A child) 2015, His Honour Judge Wood had to deal with an application for a Care Order for a girl who was sixteen years and four months old. That in itself is unusual.
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