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Parents lose baby in ‘miscarriage of justice’ – Good Morning Britain

Parents lose baby in ‘miscarriage of justice’ – Good Morning Britain | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I got up very very early this morning to travel down to the ITV studios on London’s South Bank for an appearance on the Good Morning Britain sofa, with presenters Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway.
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President's Guidance on Radicalisation Cases in the Family Courts

President's Guidance on Radicalisation Cases in the Family Courts | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has today (8 October 2015) issued guidance for judges and advocates involved in radicalisation cases in the family courts
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The Media Column: The timing of last week’s ‘Panorama’ on child abuse worked well for the Conservatives | TV & Radio | News | The Independent

The Media Column: The timing of last week’s ‘Panorama’ on child abuse worked well for the Conservatives | TV & Radio | News | The Independent | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The timing of Tuesday night’s Panorama special, The VIP Paedophile Ring: What’s the Truth?
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Re C (A Child) (Application by Dr X and Y) [2015] EWFC 79

Re C (A Child) (Application by Dr X and Y) [2015] EWFC 79 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The application by a psychiatrist for disclosure of documents from family proceedings was refused.
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Coram Children’s Legal Centre boosts online advice service

New website complements telephone support service
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AT v SS [2015] EWHC 2703 (Fam)

AT v SS [2015] EWHC 2703 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The father’s application for a return order in respect of the 5-year-old child to Holland was granted.
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X (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2778 (Fam) (02 October 2015)

X (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2778 (Fam) (02 October 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWHC FAM] X (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2778 (Fam) (02 October 2015): http://t.co/Po7ePEToQk
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F and X (Children), Re [2015] EWHC 2653 (Fam) (10 September 2015)

F and X (Children), Re [2015] EWHC 2653 (Fam) (10 September 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWHC FAM] F and X (Children), Re [2015] EWHC 2653 (Fam) (10 September 2015): http://t.co/rM4Yd1ecgL
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D (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B157 (25 August 2015)

D (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B157 (25 August 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWFC OJ] D (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B157 (25 August 2015): http://t.co/Pgv8dI8xHO
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Barnardo’s ‘deeply concerned’ by new adoption statistics

Barnardo’s ‘deeply concerned’ by new adoption statistics | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Newly published government statistics show a sharp decline the number of children being placed for adoption.
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Yearly adoption statistics released by Welsh government - Family Law (registration)

Yearly adoption statistics released by Welsh government - Family Law (registration) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Welsh government has published statistics regarding adoptions, outcomes and placements for children in the care of local authorities for the year ending March 2015.
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Success at Bristol’s pioneering Family Law Session

Success at Bristol’s pioneering Family Law Session | Children In Law | Scoop.it
On 1 October the Bristol Family and Civil Justice Centre hosted the first event of its kind whereby members of the public, press, support services and professionals alike all joined together to discuss the workings of the Family Court and...
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His Honour Judge John Altman stands down as Senior Designated Family Judge for ... - Family Law (registration)

His Honour Judge John Altman stands down as Senior Designated Family Judge for ... - Family Law (registration) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
His Honour Judge John Altman stands down as the Senior Designated Family Judge for London and retires as a Senior Circuit Judge with effect from 9 October 2015
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Child bitten on face by mother amid sharp rise in 'witchcraft' abuse cases

Child bitten on face by mother amid sharp rise in 'witchcraft' abuse cases | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of child abuse cases involving allegations of withchraft and exorcism has more than doubled in one year in London.  In one case, a nine-year-old boy was called a “devil child” and thrown out of his home by his parents, detectives...
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Special guardianship orders have doubled

Special guardianship orders have doubled | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of children subject to special guardianship orders is continuing to rise.
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New adoption statistics paint ‘a complex picture’

New adoption statistics paint ‘a complex picture’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The latest figures released by the government relating to the adoption and looking after of children in the year ending 31 March 2015 have been described by leading children’s charity CoramBAAF as showing ‘confusion and uncertainty in the sector’.
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Success at Bristol’s pioneering Family Law Session

Success at Bristol’s pioneering Family Law Session | Children In Law | Scoop.it
On 1 October the Bristol Family and Civil Justice Centre hosted the first event of its kind whereby members of the public, press, support services and professionals alike all joined together to discuss the workings of the Family Court and...
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Kent County Council v A and B [2015] EWHC 2653 (Fam)

Kent County Council v A and B [2015] EWHC 2653 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
hese are proceedings under the inherent jurisdiction and under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 in respect of two children, F, a girl, born 2nd February 2002, and X born 15th August 2004.
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New advice site on children’s issues launched by charity

New advice site on children’s issues launched by charity | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children’s rights charity Coram has launched a new website offering advice on children’s law.
Child Law Advice provides an online presence for the Child Law Service (CLAS), launched by Coram earlier this year.
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There are only losers in contested children disputes

There are only losers in contested children disputes | Children In Law | Scoop.it
That must be one of the most obvious post titles I have ever written. It has been said so many times before and I will say it again: there are no winners in contested children disputes, only losers.
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T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015)

T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWFC OJ] T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015): http://t.co/mwhWKJjsSB
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Update on FDAC roll-out and the FDAC National Unit - Family Law (registration)

Update on FDAC roll-out and the FDAC National Unit - Family Law (registration) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This report was prepared by the FDAC National Unit on 7 May 2015 as a short briefing for the Designated Family Judges and other Judges attending the annual Conference, to bring them up to date with the work of the FDAC National Unit and the current...
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Four year-old to live with both parents, court rules

Four year-old to live with both parents, court rules | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A four year-old boy must spend time with both his parents, the High Court has ruled.
The boy, ‘B’, was born in Herefordshire. The father, in his 50s, has been married four times, on the third occasion to B’s mother, a Chinese woman in her early 30s.
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Family Lore Case Digest: T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015): Care and placement proceedings in relation to a 23... http://t.co/hBeM4R5vAg #familylaw
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