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M (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B17 (Fam) (02 March 2016)

M (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B17 (Fam) (02 March 2016) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWHC FAM] M (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B17 (Fam) (02 March 2016): https://t.co/akU7GIHW3J
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Family Law Week: Supreme Court does not have jurisdiction to hear second appeal under Brussels IIR art 34

Appeal by father in D (A Child) struck out
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One in five children referred over suspected abuse - BBC News

One in five children referred over suspected abuse - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Research suggests one in five children born in a single year in England were referred to social services before the age of five.
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Missed opportunity to give children a voice: Re D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34

Missed opportunity to give children a voice: Re D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family lawyers’ hopes to receive guidance from the Supreme Court in Re D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34 on the fundamental principle of a child’s right to be heard in family cases were dashed when the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed a father’s...
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Report: Sutton Safeguarding Children Board - Ellie Butler Serious Case Review

Report: Sutton Safeguarding Children Board - Ellie Butler Serious Case Review | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Sutton Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) has published the serious case review repor
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“Blood on her hands”

“Blood on her hands” | Children In Law | Scoop.it
  Ben Butler convicted of the murder of his girlfriend's daughter Ellie, in the criminal Court.
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Council proposes cuts of up to 25% in special guardianship fees

Council proposes cuts of up to 25% in special guardianship fees | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Barnet council says special guardianship fee reduction needed as current levels are unsustainable but campaigners voice concerns over move
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Supreme Court has ‘no jurisdiction’ to hear case - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Supreme Court has ‘no jurisdiction’ to hear case - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court does not have jurisdiction in a residence dispute concerning a boy born in Eastern Europe, Justices have declared.
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It's only words....... | Pump Court Chambers

It's only words....... | Pump Court Chambers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Unless you’ve been living something of a hermit-like existence in recent months you will no doubt be aware of the storyline currently running in Radio 4’s The Archers involving the abusive relationship between Rob Titchener (boo, hiss) and his wife...
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The Children's Society comments on Ellie Butler case

The Children's Society comments on Ellie Butler case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Sad and shocking abuse case of Ellie Butler raises many issues about child protection and the necessary steps that must be taken to prevent vulnerable children from experiencing harm.
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3000 child sex offences involved the internet last year

3000 child sex offences involved the internet last year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Our figures show the internet was used as a gateway by offenders to commit more than 3,000 sex crimes against children last year.
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Family Law Week: Child cruelty offences in England highest in a decade

Rise of 75% in offences recorded by police in last ten years
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The Buzz

The Buzz | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The latest news items we feel should be right on the radar: Peers slam 'rag-tag' social work plans Munby: changes needed to encourage more children to give evidence in family court proceedings UN Report on Children and Armed Conflict ...
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Family Law Week: Family Assistance Orders: Could more use be made of them?

Family Law Week: Family Assistance Orders: Could more use be made of them? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family Assistance Orders: Could more use be made of them? https://t.co/TKomrPgDgU
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Family Law Week: And There Lurks the Minotaur: The Interrelationship Between the Inherent Jurisdiction and Section 25, CA 1989: Part I

Family Law Week: And There Lurks the Minotaur: The Interrelationship Between the Inherent Jurisdiction and Section 25, CA 1989: Part I | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Alex Laing, barrister of Coram Chambers, considers the interrelationship of the inherent jurisdiction and secure accommodation..
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Family Law Week: Re X, Y and Z (Damages - Inordinate Delay in Issuing Proceedings) [2016] EWFC B44

Re X, Y and Z (Damages - Inordinate Delay in Issuing Proceedings) [2016] EWFC B44 https://t.co/eHNkhpYohL
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Why are we still waiting for transparency in the family courts?

Why are we still waiting for transparency in the family courts? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Two years ago, legal guidance sought to increase the publication of court judgments. But a lack of resources means many never come to light
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Court awards £45,000 damages after council ‘abused’ section 20 arrangement

Court awards £45,000 damages after council ‘abused’ section 20 arrangement | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Mother and two children had human rights violated by local authority’s actions during section 20 agreement, judge rules
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Family Law Week: In the matter of D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34

Supreme Court judgment. Held that the Court does not have jurisdiction to hear an appeal from a father who had applied for the recognition and enforcement by the English courts of a custody order in his favour made by the Romanian courts.
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Council ordered to pay £45,000 to family after breaching human rights

Council ordered to pay £45,000 to family after breaching human rights | Children In Law | Scoop.it

A COUNCIL has paid a mother and her children £45,000 in damages after a judge found the local authority had breached their human rights.
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London Borough of Sutton v MH (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1371 (Fam)

London Borough of Sutton v MH (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1371 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The local authority application for a care order was withdrawn and a reporting restriction order was varied.
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Local Government Lawyer - North East councils to set up £8m barristers panel for social care advice

The 12 North East local authorities are to set up a panel of barristers for children and adult care advice and advocacy worth £8m over four years.
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