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Milton Keynes Council v A, B, X and Y (Muslim children, Special Guardianship) [2014] EWFC B102 (14 May 2014)

Milton Keynes Council v A, B, X and Y (Muslim children, Special Guardianship) [2014] EWFC B102 (14 May 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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X (Adopted Child: Access To Court File) [2014] EWFC 33 (09 September 2014)

X (Adopted Child: Access To Court File) [2014] EWFC 33 (09 September 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Making eye to eye contact (post adoption contact applications, some practical queries)

Making eye to eye contact (post adoption contact applications, some practical queries) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
I’ve previously written about the relatively new provisions of the Children and Families Act 2014 that allow a birth parent to apply for direct contact even years after the adoption order was made.
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Family Lore Case Digest: B-C & Ors (Children) [2014] EWHC 2997 (Fam) (16 June 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: B-C & Ors (Children) [2014] EWHC 2997 (Fam) (16 June 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
B-C & Ors (Children) [2014] EWHC 2997 (Fam) (16 June 2014): Care proceedings concerning four childr... http://t.co/GdQhnlXeis #familylaw
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Social worker who gloated on Facebook over breaking up a family

Social worker who gloated on Facebook over breaking up a family | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Siobhan Condon, 41, bragged breaking up the family and revelled in the judge giving the parents a ‘massive rollicking’. The post gave enough information to identify the family.
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New government advice on care orders involving foreign children

New government advice on care orders involving foreign children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department of Education has issued new guidance on care orders and protection proceedings when the child has links to a foreign country.
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Sarah Phillimore and Lucy Reed launch The Transparency Project website

Sarah Phillimore and Lucy Reed launch The Transparency Project website | Children In Law | Scoop.it
via @stjohnschambers : @svphillimore and @familoo launch The Transparency Project website (@seethrujustice) http://t.co/aFB8FDupRN
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Family Lore: Book Review: Children and Families Act 2014

Family Lore: Book Review: Children and Families Act 2014 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: Book Review: Children and Families Act 2014: Children and Families Act 2014 Family... http://t.co/uMOnJyFb9x #familylaw
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Cobb J gives guidance on out of hours and without notice hearings - Family Law Week

Cobb J gives guidance on out of hours and without notice hearings Family Law Week Family Law Week · Home · Create account · Subscribe to our CPD · Current CPD Courses · News · News Feeds · News Archive · Judgments · Articles · Podcasts · PDs &...
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Children of violent mother to live with aunt

Children of violent mother to live with aunt | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The two children of a mother who hit them outside their school are to live with their aunt. The case of Chd1 & Chd2 (Children : care orders) concerned siblings aged nine and six. They were take...
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Ten prominent politicians are being named by abuse victims

Ten prominent politicians are being named by abuse victims | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The telephone calls have come since Theresa May announced an inquiry into how claims of child abuse were dealt with by public institutions.
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Wardship and the right to publish

Wardship and the right to publish | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The right to publish details of family proceedings and the operation of the wardship jurisdiction have cropped up recently in the case of A, the 5 year old taken by his parents from a hospital in Southsea against medical advice (RT @Hombre_Mediocre:...
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The Children Act : Ian McEwan

The Children Act : Ian McEwan | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I wasn't going to read this book, fearful of the same galling disappointment when Silk (in series 3) started to lose its sense of realism and go off into flights of legal fancy. But then I read Ian...
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T (A Child : fact finding) [2014] EWFC B115 (12 September 2014)

T (A Child : fact finding) [2014] EWFC B115 (12 September 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Joanna Toch's curator insight, September 16, 12:28 PM

Judgment making clear that where no explanation for an injury burden remains on local authority to prove nai, 

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Reversing the burden of proof – injury to a child

Reversing the burden of proof – injury to a child | Children In Law | Scoop.it
  There have been a few reported cases where the higher Courts have said or hinted that a fairly traditional medical formulation “that in the absence of the parent providing a benign explanation, this injury was caused deliberately” is a reversal...
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Working with foreign authorities – the DFE guidance

Working with foreign authorities – the DFE guidance | Children In Law | Scoop.it
  I know, I’m as beleaguered as the rest of you with guidance and strictures and practice directions and “you must do this”  and “It is outrageous that nobody took account of the 1412 French bylaws about how to proceed in a case where a parent has...
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Family Lore Case Digest: Leicestershire County Council v D {2014] EWFC B114 (29August 2014)

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Leicestershire County Council v D {2014] EWFC B114 (29August 2014): Care proceedings in respect of ... http://t.co/kWPXjwGjYz #familylaw
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View from the Foot of the Tower: Stemming the tide

View from the Foot of the Tower: Stemming the tide | Children In Law | Scoop.it
There have been some very complex and ethically difficult cases arising from artificial insemination and disputes afterwards in the last 2 years. A development in science might lead to some even more difficult legal issues.
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Louise Casey to conduct inspection of children's services in Rotherham

Louise Casey to conduct inspection of children's services in Rotherham | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Head of Troubled Families unit to review quality and draw lessons for local government following child abuse scandal (Louise Casey to conduct inspection of children's services in #Rotherham | Society | The Guardian
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Top judge says mothers should have children taken away if they don't let fathers see them

Top judge says mothers should have children taken away if they don't let fathers see them | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children should be handed over to the full time care of the father if the mother persistently defies court orders, Mr Justice Coleridge said. He called for a 'three strikes' rule.
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David Hodson on International Family Law: Scottish families and family law - Family Law

David Hodson on International Family Law: Scottish families and family law - Family Law | Children In Law | Scoop.it
David Hodson on International Family Law: Scottish families and family law
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England (and Wales) and Scotland have a curious family law inter-relationship.
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Brazilian judge registers 2 mothers in same sex marriage

Brazilian judge registers 2 mothers in same sex marriage | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Brazilian court has approved the registration of a baby with three official parents. A judge in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul allowed the alteration of the baby’s birth certificate to i...
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AVH v SI & Another [2014] EWHC 2938 (Fam) - Family Law Week

AVH v SI & Another [2014] EWHC 2938 (Fam) Family Law Week The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the...
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Child Maintenance Service writes to parents

Child Maintenance Service writes to parents | Children In Law | Scoop.it
As many as 50,000 children could benefit from continuing changes to the child maintenance system, the government has claimed.
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DfE issues advice on child protection cases and care orders where the child has links to a foreign country

DfE issues advice on child protection cases and care orders where the child has links to a foreign country | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education (DfE) has issued guidance on handling child protection cases and care orders where the child has links to a foreign country.
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