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Parenthood and surrogacy developments in France | Family Law Blog | Kingsley Napley

Parenthood and surrogacy developments in France | Family Law Blog | Kingsley Napley | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Local Government Lawyer - Cafcass and ADCS withdraw agreement over collaboration in care proceedings

Local Government Lawyer - Cafcass and ADCS withdraw agreement over collaboration in care proceedings | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A controversial agreement between the Association of Directors of Children’s Services and Cafcass over children’s care proceedings has been scrapped.
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Social worker to seek damages over court case criticism which led to suspension

Social worker to seek damages over court case criticism which led to suspension | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The social worker won the right to have negative comments removed from a judgment last year after the criticism got her suspended
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Volunteer

Volunteer | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Are you interested in volunteering? This helpline is a low cost service providing advice and guidance to families about child, education and family law. We provide full training on child, family and education law and many of our volunteers have subsequently been employed by us.
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The Theis case: immigration and nationality law for adopted children - Free Movement

The Theis case: immigration and nationality law for adopted children - Free Movement | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The story of Patrick Thies, a US NHS surgeon who had to return to the US to apply for a new visa for his two adopted children while his British wife and biological son remained in the UK, made the news a couple of weeks ago. Immigration and nationality law as it relates to international adoption is undoubtedly complex and a topic with which only a few practitioners are familiar. There are numerically very few international adoption cases, after all. The inevitable cross over with family law does not make it any easier. This blog post provides an overview of the subject. Types of adoption The first thing t
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Children should have ‘new right to privacy’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Children should have ‘new right to privacy’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children should have their own right to online privacy academics have claimed.
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Tip for anyone thinking of applying for a reporting restriction order…

Tip for anyone thinking of applying for a reporting restriction order… | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Well, I’ve done my good deed for the day. This is about my only practically useful achievement this week as I have been mired in procrastination and diversionary tactics. In the course of doi…
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Family Law Week: Recent reports ‘all suggest that under-investment is putting children at risk’

Home > News Recent reports ‘all suggest that under-investment is putting children at risk’ BASW CEO highlights findings by Children’s Commissioner, LGA and Action for Children The findings of a clutch of important national reports in recent months do nothing to allay widely held concerns that...
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Family Law Week: Gwynneth Knowles QC appointed to the High Court bench

Appointment to take effect from 2 October 2017 on Sir Peter Jackson's elevation to the Court of Appeal
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Towards a Family Justice Observatory | The Transparency Project

Towards a Family Justice Observatory | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
What is the problem? Many of us in the family justice system have been saying for a long time that there is an urgent need for better dissemination of research about important issues which guide judicial decision making about children and their futures.
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Family Law Week: Re AK, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 1154 (Fam)-1

Home > Judgments Re AK, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 1154 (Fam)-1 Case summary coming soon This judgment was handed down in open court Case numbers omitted Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 1154 (Fam) IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE FAMILY DIVISION Royal Courts of...
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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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Local Government Lawyer - Judge refuses to order parents to take down petition over care orders

Local Government Lawyer - Judge refuses to order parents to take down petition over care orders | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Parents who objected to care decisions made about their children after applications by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council need not remove an online petition airing their grievances, the Family Court has ruled.
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The Buzz

The Buzz | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The latest child welfare items that should be right on your radar: Children's Services and Social Workers' Proposal To Speed Up Cases Axed Due To Concerns Over Collusion A Child's Right To A Fair Trial  Children exposed to record numbers of gambling ads Many thanks to Sabine for sharing the second news item with us.
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Parents struggle to meet cost of raising children - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Parents struggle to meet cost of raising children - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Many low income parents in the UK cannot meet the cost of raising a child, a charity claims.
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Abducted children could be stranded after Brexit - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Abducted children could be stranded after Brexit - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children abducted abroad by alienated parents could be stranded if Britain and the EU cease judicial cooperation following the departure of the UK.
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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project

Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Correcting, clarifying or commenting on media reports of family court cases Explaining or commenting on published Judgments of family court cases Highlighting other transparency news MEDIA (MIS)REPORTS OF FAMILY COURT CASES The Financial Times – We commented on the Financial Times report, Lasting Power of Attorney: The Most Important £82 I’ve Ever Spent: Don’t leave key […]
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Migrant children suffering after years of spending cuts - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Migrant children suffering after years of spending cuts - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Unaccompanied migrant children in the UK are struggling after years of harsh spending cuts the Children’s Society has warned.
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Child refugees – section 20? Care proceedings? Either?

Child refugees – section 20? Care proceedings? Either? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This is a case in which Mr Justice Peter Jackson was asked to decide whether to make a Care Order for two children aged 9 and 10 who had come to England as refugees from Afghanistan due to actions of the Taliban in their own country. The Judge was also asked to give indications as…
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Get in on the Act …

Get in on the Act … | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children and Social Work Act 2017 The Children and Social Work Act 2017 (the Act) is intended to improve support for looked after children and care leavers, promote the welfare and safeguarding of children, and make provisions about the regulation of social workers. The Act sets out corporate parenting principles for the council as a…
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Family Law Week: ‘Legal aid cuts and soaring fees leave vulnerable migrant children with nowhere to turn’

Children’s Society publishes Cut off from Justice report
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Costs of Experts in Care Proceedings – what happens when parents dispense with their lawyers? | Child Protection Resource

The decision in J (A Child: Care Proceedings: Apportionment of Expert’s fees) [2017] EWFC B49 is mainly concerned with how to ensure the court gets help from expert witnesses now that their fees are subject to pretty stringent caps by the Legal Aid Agency (LAA -formerly Legal Services Commission...
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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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