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McKenzie Friends: It’s up to the judges

McKenzie Friends: It’s up to the judges | Children In Law | Scoop.it
McKenzie friends bring into focus many of the dilemmas currently facing the justice system. One is the access, cost, quality trilemma. The State is retreating from publicly funded legal services as...
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Family court system at breaking point, says Resolution - Family Law Week

Family court system at breaking point, says Resolution Family Law Week Family Law Week · Home · Create account · Subscribe to our CPD · Current CPD Courses · News · Judgments · Articles · Podcasts · PDs & Guidance · Monthly Newsletters ·...
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Children’s rights, views and interests not on the agenda of Parliament or the President, claims report

Children’s rights, views and interests not on the agenda of Parliament or the President, claims report | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Young people said it does not appear that children’s rights, views and interests are clearly on the agenda of Parliament or the President of the Family Division.
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Brazilian adoption recognised in England and Wales

Brazilian adoption recognised in England and Wales | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A couple has been told that the adoption they secured in Brazil will be recognised in England and Wales.In Re G (children), the adoptive parents sought the recognition in order to make it easier for them to relocate to England on a permanent basis.
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Care system veterans say no to open courts

Care system veterans say no to open courts | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Young people who have been through the care system do not want increased media access to family courts, a study suggests.
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Thai crack down on surrogacy could leave British parents in turmoil

Surrogacies prohibited for prospective parents who are unmarried or a same-sex couple
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President demands compliance with court timetables

Court must be informed "immediately" in the event of any non-compliance
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Mrs Justice King appointed to the Court of Appeal

Appointment from autumn 2014
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Family Law Week: Council’s policy on families with no recourse to public funds is unlawful

Council’s policy on families with no recourse to public funds is unlawful http://t.co/45FA73qcjz
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Family Law Week: Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings

Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings http://t.co/9EeBR0dvVX
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New guidance on families and children for immigration officers - Family Law Newswatch

New guidance on families and children for immigration officers - Family Law Newswatch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New guidance on families and children for immigration officers Family Law Newswatch This section provides generic guidance to staff dealing with cases where there are family and/or children present, for example., Section 55 consideration, timing of...
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£20 million in additional funding for children adopted from care

£20 million in additional funding for children adopted from care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Thousands more children who are adopted from care will benefit from £20 million in new government funding, the Department for Education has announced.
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Family Lore Case Digest: W (Children), Re [2014] EWFC 22 (25 July 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: W (Children), Re [2014] EWFC 22 (25 July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
W (Children), Re [2014] EWFC 22 (25 July 2014): Care proceedings. Judgment concerning failure of lo... http://t.co/pMyrIpRBID #familylaw
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Welsh grandmother wins right to rehearing in adoption case

Welsh grandmother wins right to rehearing in adoption case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Welsh grandmother has won the right to a rehearing after a borough council pressed ahead with plans to adopt her granddaughter.
In KS v Neath Port Talbot Borough Council, the now three year old girl was born when her mother was just 18.
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Assessment of Parents within Care Proceedings

Assessment of Parents within Care Proceedings | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Its aim is to provide practical help to lawyers and others dealing with issues relating to assessment of parents but it starts by seeking to put the issues that arise in context by looking at the wider background to child care proceedings and the ...
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Lim (An Infant) v Walia [2014] EWCA Civ 1076

Case summary coming soon
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Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings - Family Law Week

Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings - Family Law Week | Children In Law | Scoop.it
'Jennifer Kotilaine, barrister, of 42 Bedford Row considers the President’s endorsement of the three-stage test in Re ZZ [2014] EWFC 9.' Full story Family Law Week, 28th July 2014 Source: www.famil...
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When is Same-Sex Parenting a Private Fostering Arrangement?

Kate Tompkins, barrister, of 36 Bedford Row considers the implications of private fostering arrangements in respect of children born to same-sex couples.
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Child to be given medical treatment despite mother’s religious beliefs

Child to be given medical treatment despite mother’s religious beliefs | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A High Court judge has ruled that a 13 year old facing “potentially catastrophic ill-health” is to be treated despite his mother’s religious beliefs.
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Hearing an appeal in private

Hearing an appeal in private | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal were asked to rule, as a preliminary issue, whether the mother’s appeal should be heard in private Re DE and AB 2014 http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2014/1064.html Even though a family Court hearing is held in...
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AL v DA [2014] EWHC 2632 (Fam) (09 July 2014)

AL v DA [2014] EWHC 2632 (Fam) (09 July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Two parents on the road to war: http://t.co/we4u95Xa4L
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W (Children), Re [2014] EWFC 22 (25 July 2014)

W (Children), Re [2014] EWFC 22 (25 July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Yes, it's yet another W (Children): http://t.co/18EWRr2sFK
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P v D & Ors [2014] EWHC 2355 (Fam) (24 July 2014)

P v D & Ors [2014] EWHC 2355 (Fam) (24 July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Extraordinarily difficult case: http://t.co/KWUCfaAuC1
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International approaches to child protection: What can Australia learn? - CFCA Connect - Child Family Community Australia (CFCA)

RT @CFCAexchange: International approaches to child protection: What can Australia learn? Read our latest paper: http://t.co/Zu3kRlRslO
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Family Lore Articles: Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings

Family Lore Articles: Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings | Children In Law | Scoop.it
RT @familylaw: New article: Reviewing Findings of Fact in Care Proceedings http://t.co/RIITGkZqEs #familylaw
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secure accommodation bed shortage

secure accommodation bed shortage | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
Re A (Secure Accommodation) 2014 is a County Court decision and contains nothing of earth-shattering importance in terms of law or precedent, but raises a very real problem.
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