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Child Arrangements Programme: What will happen on 22 April 2014?

Child Arrangements Programme: What will happen on 22 April 2014? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New on the Hub: Child Arrangements Programme: What will happen on 22 April 2014?: Practice note: A ... http://t.co/mwwgY3pHd4 #familylaw
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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project

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 COURTS CASES Corrections of inaccurate, misleading or distorting information The Telegraph corrected Christopher Booker’s column A gifted child in a psychiatric unit is madness [paywall […]
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Council leaders highlight “crisis” in social care for children - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Council leaders highlight “crisis” in social care for children - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social care services for children are in “crisis” campaigners and council leaders have claimed.
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President of Family Division circular: Amendment to Practice Direction PD12D – Interviewing Wards of Court

President of Family Division circular: Amendment to Practice Direction PD12D – Interviewing Wards of Court | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Comes in to force on Friday 16 June 2017.
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Correction Requests Update | The Transparency Project

We recently made a further complaint to The Telegraph about Christopher Booker’s coverage of the case of Re H (A Child) (Interim Care Order : fact finding) [2017] EWHC 518 (Fam) on 21 May (you can read the post about that complaint here).
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The Supreme Court Is Wrong on Charlie Gard and Withdrawal of Treatment | The Transparency Project

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Family Law Week: New sentencing guidelines proposed for child cruelty and FGM offences

Consultation on the draft guidelines runs until 13 September 2017
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Family Law Week: Charlie Gard to stay on life support until at least 19 June 2017

Substantive application to ECtHR awaited from parents
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Tips for social workers on preparing section 7 reports for court

Tips for social workers on preparing section 7 reports for court | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Section 7 reports can be a challenging task, but an analytical approach can help with quality and clarity
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Unwed mothers & fathers 'have equal standing in US law' - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Unwed mothers & fathers 'have equal standing in US law' - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Unmarried mothers and fathers have equal standing in US law with regards to the citizenship of their children, the Supreme Court has ruled.
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Social workers issued guidance on safeguarding adults from scams

Social workers issued guidance on safeguarding adults from scams | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Older and disabled people are often the targets of mass marketing and doorstep scams
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Anti-radicalisation strategy for teens is ‘toxic’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Anti-radicalisation strategy for teens is ‘toxic’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Muslim teenagers shy away from a government radicalisation initiative
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Family Law Week: New research will audit best practice in inter-country children and families cases

Children and Families Across Borders announces research and advocacy project
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Loopholes ‘depriving single parents of child support’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Loopholes ‘depriving single parents of child support’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
‘Loopholes’ mean too many absent parents are not paying their dues, single parent charity Gingerbread has claimed.
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Family Law Week: Practice Direction 12D amended to allow police and security services to interview wards of court

Paras 5.1 to 5.6 replaced by new paras 5.1 to 5.2
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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project

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 COURTS CASES  Inaccurate, misleading or distorting We followed up our letter to the...
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‘She was screaming': father tells of how council tried to take girl, 3, from asylum family

‘She was screaming': father tells of how council tried to take girl, 3, from asylum family | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Father says his daughter was left traumatised after local authority threatened to remove her
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Local Government Lawyer - ECHR extends interim measure calling for continued treatment of Charlie Gard

The European Court of Human Rights has called on the Government to continue providing Charlie Gard, a baby suffering from a rare genetic disease, with treatment and nursing care until 19 June as an interim measure.
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Inquiry into child sexual abuse 'not fit for purpose', claims victims' group

Inquiry into child sexual abuse 'not fit for purpose', claims victims' group | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Survivors of Organised and Institutional Abuse becomes second group to withdraw, claiming victims have been ‘totally marginalised’ from process
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Mother jailed for faking paternity test - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Mother jailed for faking paternity test - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Merseyside mother of toddler has been jailed for fraud after faking DNA test results
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Charlie Gard given six more days life support - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Charlie Gard given six more days life support - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The parents of Charlie Gard have been told by a European court that their son's life support must continue for at least six more days.
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When they were bad – they were horrid. The dangers of unregulated McKenzie Friends | Child Protection Resource

On 5th January I made a formal complaint to John Hemming about the activities of the Justice For Families group, [JFF] of which (I assume) he remains the Chair. I raised a significant number of very serious concerns, including that the activities of JFF put vulnerable parents and children at risk...
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Sorting out the McKenzie friend problem isn’t rocket science - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Sorting out the McKenzie friend problem isn’t rocket science - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Legal blogger John Bolch considers whether McKenzie friends are really the best choice for those who cannot afford lawyers
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 Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children -v- Gard – update | The Transparency Project

Supreme Court decides that permission to appeal must be refused. Case being considered by Human Rights Court. Earlier posts about this case can be found here and here. The case concerned an eight-month-old child, Charlie Gard, who suffers from Mitochondrial Depletion Syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes brain damage and muscle weakness. Charlie has been […]
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