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Concern for starved boy 'limited'

Concern for starved boy 'limited' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Concerns about the family of a boy who starved to death were not strong enough to "trigger" an inquiry, an expert says.
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JK, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2015] EWHC 990 (Admin)

JK, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2015] EWHC 990 (Admin) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Transgender claimant (male to female) was challenging a refusal by the Registrar General to show the claimant as 'parent' or 'parent/father' rather than 'father' on her 2 children's birth certificates.
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Family Lore Case Digest: W (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 403 (24 April 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: W (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 403 (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
W (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 403 (24 April 2015): Care proceedings. Appeal against dismissal of... http://t.co/TbxHy5IMsC #familylaw
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Parents should ‘use carrot and stick’ to effect contact

Child's refusal cannot be a justification for parental failure, says President
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Children of divorced parents rediscover each other via dating app

Children of divorced parents rediscover each other via dating app | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A long lost brother and sister have been reunited after accidentally discovering each other via a dating app.Erik de Vries and Josephine Egberts, from the Dutch city of Breda, lost touch in 1999 when their parents divorced.
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Cumbria County Council v M and F (Application for Rehearing) [2015] EWFC 35 (24 April 2015)

Cumbria County Council v M and F (Application for Rehearing) [2015] EWFC 35 (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The poppy worthington case - there will be a rehearing of the care proceedings, STILL no publication of that judgment http://t.co/kk7zo5e1Yi
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No "broad natural parent presumption" confirms Court of Appeal

Testamentary guardians succeed in appeal against child arrangements order
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Family Lore: Far more interesting than electioneering...

Family Lore: Far more interesting than electioneering... | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: Far more interesting than electioneering...: ... not that that would be difficult. Why… http://t.co/5c9MOSOnTR #familylaw
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R (AM) v London Borough of Havering and Another [2015] EWHC 1004 (Admin)

Case summary coming soon
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HU v SU (Rev 1) [2015] EWFC 18

HU v SU (Rev 1) [2015] EWFC 18 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Case note: Fact finding hearing in respect of 3 children and whether they should have direct contact with the father after mother made allegations of violence against her and another child.
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Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17

Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Case note: Application for an adoption order where the applicant had entered into a surrogacy arrangement with his mother.
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K v K [2015] EWHC 1064 (Fam)

K v K [2015] EWHC 1064 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Father was seeking to re-open matters which had been concluded against him after finding new evidence.
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When litigants in person are a nuisance

When litigants in person are a nuisance | Children In Law | Scoop.it
As regular readers of this blog will know, we have written a lot over the last few years on the topic of ‘litigants in person’.
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E-R (A Child), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 405 (24 April 2015)

E-R (A Child), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 405 (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Also, more judicial comment about lack of representation: http://t.co/lyrBORt8y4
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Family Lore: Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent

Family Lore: Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent: Lady Justice King A short… http://t.co/s8Njl90Xp8 #familylaw
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Pensions Update for Family Lawyers

Pensions Update for Family Lawyers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Webcast: Philip Way of Mills & Reeve and Clive Weir of Albert Goodman bring you up to date with all the latest pensions issues for family lawyers including the liberalisation changes that come into force on 6 April 2015...
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Are we failing parents whose children are taken into care?

Are we failing parents whose children are taken into care? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social services can remove child after child from the same mother, without her being offered the help she needs to become a good-enough parent.
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A week in family law: sage words from the President, and more

A week in family law: sage words from the President, and more | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mixed bag of family law news this week included more wisdom from the lips of the President: A question and answer document has been produced by HM Courts and Tribunal Service, to address the common concerns and queries that have been raised in...
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Lancashire County Council v A (Burned Child) [2015] EWHC 1156 (Fam) (24 April 2015)

Lancashire County Council v A (Burned Child) [2015] EWHC 1156 (Fam) (24 April 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Depressing to see a law report with a title like this: http://t.co/08MVuucJNk
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E-R (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 405

E-R (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 405 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Appeal by prospective special guardians against child arrangements order that envisaged that the child would move to live with her father and partner after the expected death of the mother.
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Family Lore Case Digest: Cumbria County Council v M & Ors [2015] EWHC 918 (Fam) (30 March 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: Cumbria County Council v M & Ors [2015] EWHC 918 (Fam) (30 March 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Cumbria County Council v M & Ors [2015] EWHC 918 (Fam) (30 March 2015): Care proceedings. Hearing c... http://t.co/GXYhgG13HV #familylaw
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R and S v T (Surrogacy: Service, Consent and Payments) [2015] EWFC 22

R and S v T (Surrogacy: Service, Consent and Payments) [2015] EWFC 22 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Case note: Application for parental orders concerning twins who were born following a surrogacy arrangement entered into by the applicants in Ukraine.
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R (A Child : Relocation) [2015] EWHC 456 (Fam)

R (A Child : Relocation) [2015] EWHC 456 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Case note: Application by M, opposed by F, to permanently relocate child to Hong Kong.
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H-B (Contact) [2015] EWCA Civ 389

H-B (Contact) [2015] EWCA Civ 389 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Appeal by father against order refusing direct contact and imposing a s91(14) order. Appeal dismissed.
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