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David Hodson on International Family Law: Standardised orders and the future delivery of family law services

David Hodson on International Family Law: Standardised orders and the future delivery of family law services | Children In Law | Scoop.it
At the same time and, for me, of great significance in the long term internationally is the introduction of standardised court orders to be made by the unified family courts.
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Family Law Week: New private law cases received by Cafcass in March 2017 up 16% on a year ago

Family Law Week: New private law cases received by Cafcass in March 2017 up 16% on a year ago | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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How child protection’s ‘investigative turn’ impacts on poor and deprived communities

How child protection’s ‘investigative turn’ impacts on poor and deprived communities | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The current wide interpretation of ‘risk’ of significant harm has led to the investigative turn and an increasingly intrusive and out of control system.
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Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable adult; British citizen) (No.3) [2017] EWHC 774 (Fam) (05 April 2017)

Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable adult; British citizen) (No.3) [2017] EWHC 774 (Fam) (05 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Case K (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Case K (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam) (12 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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For independent social workers, legal aid-funded court work is no longer sustainable

For independent social workers, legal aid-funded court work is no longer sustainable | Children In Law | Scoop.it
by Eddie O’Hara As a registered independent consultant social worker, I have for the last 17 years been providing a variety of courts throughout England and Wales with expert-witness family risk assessments to assist with process of safe removal or rehabilitation of children with their families. Recently though – and not for the first time – […]
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Family Law Week: Court of Appeal considers who should bear translation costs in public law children proceedings

Family Law Week: Court of Appeal considers who should bear translation costs in public law children proceedings | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Councils struggling to find secure placements for children at risk

Councils struggling to find secure placements for children at risk | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Councils are struggling to find secure children’s home placements for vulnerable children, the president of the ADCS has warned.
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Runaway mother ‘gave children sedatives’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Runaway mother ‘gave children sedatives’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mother who ran off with her two sons at the conclusion of an acrimonious court case gave them drugs a Judge has explained
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Is it ever a good idea to film children in a custody dispute? - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Is it ever a good idea to film children in a custody dispute? - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The rights and wrongs of recording your children during a dispute over access
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Samantha Baldwin: Children Should Not Lose Two Parents Because of the Actions of One.

Samantha Baldwin: Children Should Not Lose Two Parents Because of the Actions of One. | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In recent days, after missing mother Samantha Baldwin and her two sons aged six and nine were found, details have been released about the reason why the children were considered to be at risk of harm. The reasons, which include drugging her children as part of false allegations of abuse against their father, are common…
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Press summary: Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children -v- Gard

Press summary: Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children -v- Gard | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Press summary given at the High Court on 11 April 2017.
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Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass in last year almost 14% ahead of previous 12 months

Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass in last year almost 14% ahead of previous 12 months | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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High Court baby ruling highlights legal aid confusion

High Court baby ruling highlights legal aid confusion | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Government says legal aid is available subject to means and merits test.
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Cases Y, Z, AA, AB & AC, Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 784 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Cases Y, Z, AA, AB & AC, Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 784 (Fam) (12 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Mother who abducted  sons fed them sleeping pills and falsely accused their father of sexual abuse, judge reveals

Mother who abducted  sons fed them sleeping pills and falsely accused their father of sexual abuse, judge reveals | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mother who went on the run with her two young sons had previously drugged them and made false allegations of sexual assault against their father, a judge has revealed.
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Translation costs in care cases ‘depend on circumstances’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Translation costs in care cases ‘depend on circumstances’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
There should not be a rigid formula when it comes to who has responsibility for translation services, according to the Court of Appeal.
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Samantha Baldwin 'gave her kids drugs and made false abuse claim'

Samantha Baldwin 'gave her kids drugs and made false abuse claim' | Children In Law | Scoop.it

A mum who went missing with her two children had previously given them drugs and made a false allegation of abuse against their father, a judge has said.

At a hearing at Nottingham Famil
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Norfolk mother tells of ‘horrendous’ nine-month battle to get her children back

Norfolk mother tells of ‘horrendous’ nine-month battle to get her children back | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mother has called for more support to be given to parents in cases where social workers are involved after she faced a nine-month battle to successfully get her children back when they were removed from her care.
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Research in Practice | You can’t grow roses in concrete – why whole system reform is needed to support frontline change in child protection casework

Research in Practice | You can’t grow roses in concrete – why whole system reform is needed to support frontline change in child protection casework | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Eileen Munro on whole system reform and supporting frontline change in child protection casework https://t.co/Q5oadhsPxr (via @researchIP)
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