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How legal guardians could improve the care and protection given to trafficked children

How legal guardians could improve the care and protection given to trafficked children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A system of legal guardianship for child victims of trafficking is gaining momentum in government but what will the role look like in practice?
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Family Law Week: The Case of X: A Wake Up Call

Family Law Week: The Case of X: A Wake Up Call | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Michael Jones, barrister, Deans Court Chambers, Manchester, considers the lessons to be learned from the case of X which attracted considerable attention in the mainstream media.
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Child protection for the autistic child - a resource

Child protection for the autistic child - a resource
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Rapid review of sources of evidence on the views, experiences and perceptions of children in care and care leavers

Rapid review of sources of evidence on the views, experiences and perceptions of children in care and care leavers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
We are pleased to publish a review of the types of evidence available from engagement with children in care and care leavers. We commissioned the National Children’s Bureau supported by Research in Practice to review this evidence to help us consider how best to collate existing knowledge and insigh
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Re X (A Child) (No 4) [2017] EWHC 2084 (Fam)

Re X (A Child) (No 4) [2017] EWHC 2084 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The President was satisfied that the proposed placement on a CAMHS PICU would meet the girl’s welfare needs.
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Going on holiday? Don’t forget the children...

Going on holiday? Don’t forget the children... | Children In Law | Scoop.it
If you are proposing to travel on holiday with a child, do you have permission to do so from either the other parent or other person with parental responsibility, the court or if you are not the parent, the child’s parents to do so?
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Understanding Power and Control in Parental Alienation

Understanding Power and Control in Parental Alienation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The issue of power and control is one which underpins the dynamic between parents in parental alienation and it is coercive control in its varying guises, which causes a child to enter into the infantile defence mechanism which is called psychological splitting.  When a child has entered into this state of mind, it is impossible…
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Couples in the Midlands face UK’s longest adoption wait - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Couples in the Midlands face UK’s longest adoption wait - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
People in the Midlands who want to adopt a child experience the longest wait times in the country.
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140,000 children face abuse or neglect risk - Marilyn Stowe Blog

140,000 children face abuse or neglect risk - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
As many as 140,000 children could miss out on support after being abused or neglected as a result of cuts to local authorities.
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The absurd notion that I’m biased against fathers - Marilyn Stowe Blog

The absurd notion that I’m biased against fathers - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
John Bolch pushes back against the idea that he is inherently biased against fathers in family law cases.
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G (Children) (Habitual Resident) [2017] EWHC 2111 (Fam)

G (Children) (Habitual Resident) [2017] EWHC 2111 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: The court ruled that it did have jurisdiction in relation to proceedings issued by the mother under the inherent jurisdiction concerning two children where the mother alleged that the father had removed their passports thus preventing them from returning to the UK from the UAE.
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Tips for social workers supporting east-European Roma families

Tips for social workers supporting east-European Roma families | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Knowledge about Roma history, culture and tradition can help practitioners working with migrant Roma families
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Cafcass - Putting children and young people first in the family courts | > Leaflets & resources > Organisational material > Care and Private law demand statistics > Care demand statistics

Offical care application demand
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Ellie Butler's parents appear at inquest hearing via video from prisons

Ellie Butler's parents appear at inquest hearing via video from prisons | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Ben Butler, convicted of murdering the six-year-old, and Jennie Gray, convicted of child cruelty, interrupt hearing several times
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The regulation of surrogacy in the United Kingdom: the case for reform

The regulation of surrogacy in the United Kingdom: the case for reform | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This article considers the legal regulation of surrogacy in the United Kingdom and examines legislative changes and case-law that have emerged over the past three decades.
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Can parents publicly petition against care orders? | The Transparency Project

Can parents publicly petition against care orders? | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The answer to the question is yes, in very limited circumstances and where no harm can be shown as likely to the children. In Southend Borough Council v CO and DW [2017] EWHC 1949 (Fam), reported on BAILII last month, the High Court judge decided not to order parents to remove an online petition about […]
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Family Law Week: Some children stuck in a' revolving door' of referral and assessment

Action for Children says vulnerable children are increasingly receiving help only at crisis point
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Father fails in bid to remove judge - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Father fails in bid to remove judge - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A father caught up in an acrimonious contact dispute has been refused permission to force the judge to leave the case.
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Blog | The Transparency Project

Blog | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
v Blog Rights: privacy, anonymity and freedom of expression on family cases by | Aug 14, 2017 | Analysis, Cases, Comment, FCReportingWatch, Trends | 0 Comments ‘Open justice’ in family proceedings   As a High Court judge (Mostyn J) has commented (in Appleton & Anor v News Group Newspapers Ltd &...
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