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The family law reforms in practice - a view from the crystal ball

The family law reforms in practice - a view from the crystal ball | Children In Law | Scoop.it
By this point you have, no doubt, read ample material mapping out the new family law landscape from 22 April 2014 (if not, see the Family Law Reform page). This done, however, the question inevitably arises: how much will actually change in practice?
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E (A Child:Contact) [2015] EWHC 180 (Fam)

E (A Child:Contact) [2015] EWHC 180 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Application by father for parental responsibility order where the mother was a lesbian who had wanted a child.
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Children and parties

Children and parties | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
 
Not children’s parties, as in the woman who sent some parents an invoice for failure to attend at her child’s party at a dry ski slope resort.
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X-N (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1775

X-N (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1775 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: F's appeal against an order allowing the M to take the child to China for a holiday.
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Family Lore Case Digest: Lancashire County Council v T & Ors (Habitual Residence: Care Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3321 (Fam) (08 August 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: Lancashire County Council v T & Ors (Habitual Residence: Care Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3321 (Fam) (08 August 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Lancashire County Council v T & Ors (Habitual Residence: Care Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3321 (Fam) (... http://t.co/oXaWNRpFLY #familylaw
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Child Abuse Inquiry: Sharon Evans' Emails and Other Materials

Child Abuse Inquiry: Sharon Evans' Emails and Other Materials | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In an unusual step, the Home Affairs Committee has decided to upload several emails, letters and other materials relating to the Independent Panel Inquiry on Child Abuse, onto their site. In a tens...
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Child abuse inquiry counsel questioned by MPs: Politics Live blog

Child abuse inquiry counsel questioned by MPs: Politics Live blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Andrew Sparrow’s rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Cameron’s speech on tax
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Judge rules 5 children habitually resident in England

Judge rules 5 children habitually resident in England | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A High Court judge has ruled that five children taken to the Republic of Ireland by their father are habitually resident in England.
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One child at PRIMARY school suspended every week for drink and drugs

One child at PRIMARY school suspended every week for drink and drugs | Children In Law | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: MPs warn schools and teachers are ‘losing the battle’ against substance abuse, while teaching unions say the scale of problems in primary schools are often underestimated.
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High Court declines to transfer care proceedings to Slovakia - Marilyn Stowe Blog

High Court declines to transfer care proceedings to Slovakia - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The High Court has rejected an application to transfer care proceedings regarding three children to Slovakia. (Great work by Holman J in dealing with yet another human tragedy in the EU. New on my ...
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Silent Witness Podcast

Silent Witness Podcast | Children In Law | Scoop.it
@svphillimore and I spent our Friday night working out how to record a podcast, so that we could vent our respective spleens in a hopefully illuminating way about the Silent Witness child protectio...
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75 per cent of LAs not good enough says Ofsted

75 per cent of LAs not good enough says Ofsted | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Seventy-five per cent of the local authorities subjected to a new inspection framework fell below the minimum standard, a new analysis reveals.
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Family Lore: When liability for child support ends

Family Lore: When liability for child support ends | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: When liability for child support ends: A very quick note on NG v Secretary of State for… http://t.co/L9mwSrTB3o #familylaw
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Children: Private Law Update (January 2015)

Children: Private Law Update (January 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Alex Verdan QC, of 4 Paper Buildings, reviews recent important judgments in private law children cases.
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Lancashire County Council v T & Ors (Habitual Residence: Care Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3321 (Fam) (08 August 2014)

Lancashire County Council v T & Ors (Habitual Residence: Care Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3321 (Fam) (08 August 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWHC FAM] Lancashire County Council v T & Ors (Habitual Residence: Care Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 3321 (Fam) (... http://t.co/krqKnrXfUK
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Government spin on child maintenance fails to tell the whole story by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Government spin on child maintenance fails to tell the whole story by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
These days, information is used to tell us how marvellously well the government’s policies are doing. Even when they are not.
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Trafficked children ‘should be given legal guardians’

Trafficked children ‘should be given legal guardians’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children trafficked into the UK should have legal guardians appointed to represent in court proceedings, a charity has urged.
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Mother fails to overturn residence order for father

Mother fails to overturn residence order for father | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a mother’s appeal against an order that her son live with his father.
In S (A Child), the boy in question, referred to as ‘N’, is now eight years old.
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Mother refused permission to take her child to China

Mother refused permission to take her child to China | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The mother of a four year-old girl has been refused permission to take her five year-old daughter on holiday to China.
In the Matter of X-N (A Child) concerned ‘J’, who was born in January 2010.
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Report: Outcomes for maltreated children following care proceedings - Care Appointments

Report: Outcomes for maltreated children following care proceedings
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This is the first report from a study of outcomes for 114 children from 49 families assessed in an expert multi-disciplinary service during care proceedings.
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'Absent parents' paying child maintenance hits 'all-time high' says DWP

'Absent parents' paying child maintenance hits 'all-time high' says DWP | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Absent parents paying child maintenance hits 'all-time high' says DWP http://t.co/yLdbn9QUxE
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Re B and G (Children) (No 2) [2015] EWFC 3

Re B and G (Children) (No 2) [2015] EWFC 3 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
These are care proceedings in relation to two children, B, a boy, born in July 2010 and G, a girl, born in July 2011 (these are not their real initials).
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