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High Court rules against parents seeking to use their late daughter’s frozen eggs

High Court rules against parents seeking to use their late daughter’s frozen eggs | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Natalie Gamble Associates has been in the news again this week, having represented the parents of a brave and determined young woman who died following bowel cancer in her late 20s.
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A v B [2015] EWHC 1699 (Fam)

A v B [2015] EWHC 1699 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Proceedings brought by the applicant father in respect of his daughter for summary return to Italy pursuant to the provisions of the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985.
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Re H and relief from sanctions by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Re H and relief from sanctions by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
“Relief from sanctions” is not a term that you come across very often in a family law context. All that may have changed following a recent judgment.
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NSPCC on Twitter

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First look at our latest state of the nation report on child protection - out at 10am today #HowSafe2015 pic.twitter.com/gX51W3eIwP
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RC (Mother) v AB (Father) [2015] EWHC 1693 (Fam)

RC (Mother) v AB (Father) [2015] EWHC 1693 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Application by mother, opposed by the father, for permission to remove child to Angola permanently. Application granted but subject to conditions.
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Number of children at risk of abuse soars 80%

Number of children at risk of abuse soars 80% | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Last year saw the highest recorded number of children being referred to social services in England, a new report from the NSPCC reveals today.
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H v S (Surrogacy Agreement) [2015] EWFC 36

H v S (Surrogacy Agreement) [2015] EWFC 36 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Case note: Applications by two men, one of whom was the biological father, for parental responsibility and for residence and contact.
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Minnock judgments (part 2) and a different judicial approach

Minnock judgments (part 2) and a different judicial approach | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Well, firstly, I’m pleased that the child has been found. And I’m not going to speculate about the future outcome of the case.
 
But I thought that people who have been interested might like to see the next four judgments.
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Unconventional by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Unconventional by John Bolch - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Just when you think you’ve heard it all before as a family lawyer, you realise you haven’t at all.
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One in 20 children referred to social workers in a single year

One in 20 children referred to social workers in a single year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Dramatic growth in child protection system as abuse and neglect scandals create ‘watershed moment’
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Family Lore Case Digest: T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 (18 June 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 (18 June 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 (18 June 2015): Appeal against decision in care proceedings, where... http://t.co/4rktu1TALU #familylaw
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Re C (A Child) (Procedural Requirements of a Part 25 Application) [2015] EWCA Civ 539

Re C (A Child) (Procedural Requirements of a Part 25 Application) [2015] EWCA Civ 539 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The father's appealing from an order directing him to have a psychological assessment was allowed and the order set aside.
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Family Law Week: R (on the application of IM and MM) v HFEA [2015] EWHC 1706 (Admin)

R (on the application of IM and MM) v HFEA [2015] EWHC 1706 (Admin) http://t.co/qN8elyQ8wq
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Family Law Week: High Court rules against parents seeking to use their late daughter’s frozen eggs

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Judge rules boy, 6, should stay with his paternal grandparents

Judge rules boy, 6, should stay with his paternal grandparents | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Mr Justice Holman said after a family court hearing in Birmingham that the boy was a British citizen who had grown up in England - and said a move to China would involve ‘huge upheaval’.
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Social Work, the Courts and the Consequences of Transparency

Social Work, the Courts and the Consequences of Transparency | Children In Law | Scoop.it
UNISON have published the results of a survey of around 1000 of their social worker members, the results of which are striking. Of those sampled (just over 1000 responders of a 10000 random sample ...
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Reports of child abuse rising sharply, NSPCC says - BBC News

Reports of child abuse rising sharply, NSPCC says - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of recorded sexual offences against children in England and Wales has increased by a third, the NSPCC says.
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Poor information-sharing still putting children at risk

Poor information-sharing still putting children at risk | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Ineffective processes for sharing information are still hampering action on child sexual exploitation, Ofsted’s chief inspector has said.
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Re M (children) [2015] EWHC 1433 (Fam)

Re M (children) [2015] EWHC 1433 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Case note: Use of wardship jurisdiction to protect children from being taken to Syria to join Islamic State
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adoption and payments

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A and Another v Local Authority 2015 http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2014/4816.html   This is a short judgment by Keehan J, involving a case where a couple who wanted children had entered into a private arrangement with a woman who had been...
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Number of children referred to social services at highest level on record

Number of children referred to social services at highest level on record | Children In Law | Scoop.it
NSPCC says sexual abuse is so common in some areas of UK that children see it as normal, as referrals reach highest level since data was first collected in 2010
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Social workers under scrutiny as parents capture sessions on camera | Society

Social workers under scrutiny as parents capture sessions on camera | Society | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Recording meetings – openly or covertly – is becoming increasingly common. But is this a mark of distrust and suspicion or a useful tool?
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T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 (18 June 2015)

T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 (18 June 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
6 month delay in handing down decision in care case leads to successful appeal: http://t.co/jUALBQGTvT
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Family Law Week: Re M'P-P (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 584

Re M'P-P (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 584: Appeal in care/adoption proceedings from the decision of a circuit ju... http://t.co/g90kIuQ9pY
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Re H (Children) (Application to Extend Time: Merits of Proposed Appeal) [2015] EWCA Civ 583

Re H (Children) (Application to Extend Time: Merits of Proposed Appeal) [2015] EWCA Civ 583 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The father's appeal from a decision refusing him permission to appeal care and placement orders was allowed and the orders were set aside.
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