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Children of parents who are in the UK unlawfully

Children of parents who are in the UK unlawfully | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court considered this issue in Zoumbas v Secretary of State for the Home Department 2013, handing down judgment this week.
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Coal Board and Age Assessments

Coal Board and Age Assessments | Children In Law | Scoop.it
  It has been a very long while since we had a piece of case law on age assessment. If you are already saying "I bet it involves Croydon", then gold star for robot boy, well done!
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Children in foster care aren't waiting for a loving home – they are already in one

Children in foster care aren't waiting for a loving home – they are already in one | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The government’s new vision for adoption is to be welcomed, but Nicky Morgan should cut out the divisive rhetoric
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Family Law Week: W (A Child) (Designation of Local Authority) [2016] EWCA Civ 366

W (A Child) (Designation of Local Authority) [2016] EWCA Civ 366 - Family Law Week https://t.co/5NQs5ZXmen
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Motion for a resolution on safeguarding the best interests of the child across the EU on the basis of petitions addressed to the European Parliament - B8-0487/2016

Resolution on safeguarding the best interests of the child across the EU to the European Parliament - B8-0487/2016
https://t.co/UgXHOmDF1M
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Family Law Week: Increased need for translation services in civil and family courts

Increased need for #translation services in civil and #family courts. https://t.co/B77hx27wk6

For advice: https://t.co/YwI2cdLvma
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Smoke and mirrors from the government on child maintenance

Smoke and mirrors from the government on child maintenance | Children In Law | Scoop.it
“The aim of the CM reforms is to encourage and support more families to make their own collaborative arrangements and to deliver a more efficient and effective statutory service to those who really need it.
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‘My care file left out my voice. As a social worker I won’t make the same mistake’

‘My care file left out my voice. As a social worker I won’t make the same mistake’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Reading the social services file on my time in care made me reflect on my own practice
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Bridget Lindley

Bridget Lindley | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Bridget Lindley was regarded as one of the leading family rights lawyers in the UK. Committed to keeping children safe in their families, she told the story of an early case of hers tha
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Go to the top of the class both Carers and Fostering Children

Go to the top of the class both Carers and Fostering Children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Fostering a child is a great service to brighten their future. Fostering children is defined as taking temporary parental responsibility for a child outside of your.
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400 children’s centres at risk of closure - Marilyn Stowe Blog

400 children’s centres at risk of closure  - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
At least 400 children’s centres face closure or loss of services, Children & Young People Now have reported.
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Paternity test ordered for late husband - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Paternity test ordered for late husband - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
An 'unprecedented' application to establish whether not a man who died of a heart attack had fathered a child
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The Particular Dangers for Professionals if they can’t (or won’t) feel empathy. | Child Protection Resource

The particular dangers for professionals or can't - or won't - feel empathy https://t.co/erjkDo6aFn
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Reminder

Reminder | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Just a little reminder about The Transparency Project. Do please spread the word about what they / we are doing. In particular, see our recent blog post When Transparency Goes Wrong and please do c…
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Family Law Week: Resolution launches FGM screening toolkit

Toolkit aims to help family lawyers raise the issue with their clients
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Girls in state care and care leavers still at high risk of teenage pregnancy | Nicola Slawson

Girls in state care and care leavers still at high risk of teenage pregnancy | Nicola Slawson | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Despite the success of the teenage pregnancy strategy in England and Wales, it continues to fail one group of vulnerable young women
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Sisters to remain with grandparents under child arrangements order

Sisters to remain with grandparents under child arrangements order | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Three sisters under the age of seven should continue living with their grandparents, a family court has ruled. In X, Y & Z, the children and their parents had been known to social services for a number of years.
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'Jihadi' mother loses custody of children she tried to take to Syria - BBC News

'Jihadi' mother loses custody of children she tried to take to Syria - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Three children are placed in care after their mother tried to take them to Syria.
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Doctors argue against treatment for toddler

Future medical treatment of a mentally disabled toddler should be limited to a palliative care, doctors have told the High Court.
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More translators needed in family courts - Marilyn Stowe Blog

More translators needed in family courts - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
There has been a sharp rise in the number of requests for translation services in the family and civil courts, new government figures reveal.
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Cafcass figures, legal aid reforms and more: a week in family law - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Cafcass figures, legal aid reforms and more: a week in family law - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
John Bolch takes another look at some of the more interesting and important stories from the last seven days of family law news.
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Enjoy the quiet while you can…

Enjoy the quiet while you can… | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Been busy trying to catch up after taking 3 weeks off – have a killer to do list that is so depressing I am paralysed… Any spare time currently being swallowed up by running training (r…
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Muslim man loses high court bid to have sons circumcised

Muslim man loses high court bid to have sons circumcised | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Father went to court after mother of the boys, aged four and six, objected to the procedure at a young age
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Spencer v Anderson (Paternity Testing: Jurisdiction) [2016] EWHC 851 (Fam)

Spencer v Anderson (Paternity Testing: Jurisdiction) [2016] EWHC 851 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: These proceedings raise the issue of whether the Court can direct scientific testing of the DNA of a person who has died for the purpose of providing evidence of paternity.
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England children's social worker posts almost 20% vacant - BBC News

England children's social worker posts almost 20% vacant - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Up to one in five children's social work posts in England are vacant, despite a rise in recruitment, forcing councils to use agency workers.
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Case review for woman who had son taken from her care after failing...

Case review for woman who had son taken from her care after failing... | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A woman whose son was taken from her care after she failed one in a series of drug tests is to have her case reviewed by Court of Appeal judges. The woman
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