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Judge urges mediation to settle child care dispute

Judge urges mediation to settle child care dispute | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A High Court judge has urged a couple fighting over which country their son should live in to attend mediation.
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£20 million funding to help children adopted from care

Fund intended to help close attainment gap with other children
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Family Lore Case Digest: SCC v M & Ors [2014] EWHC 2219 (Fam) (23 May 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: SCC v M & Ors [2014] EWHC 2219 (Fam) (23 May 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
SCC v M & Ors [2014] EWHC 2219 (Fam) (23 May 2014): Care proceedings in respect of four children. F... http://t.co/qdbPO6l08K #familylaw
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M v B [2014] EWHC 2686 (Fam)

M v B [2014] EWHC 2686 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New on the Hub: M v B [2014] EWHC 2686 (Fam): Judgment: Mother's application to remove her child pe... http://t.co/PsR5UbhPVo #familylaw
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Family Lore: M v B: Extraordinarily tragic

Family Lore: M v B: Extraordinarily tragic | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New blog post: M v B: Extraordinarily tragic: A summary of M v B [2014] EWHC 2686 (Fam) - an... http://t.co/scFOhsdLge #familylaw
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MD v AA & Anor [2014] EWHC 2756 (Fam)

MD v AA & Anor [2014] EWHC 2756 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Mother's appeal against orders whereby the order of the Bucharest Court of Appeal for her to return her son to the father who lived in Romania was recognised and registered for enforcement in England.
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Family Lore Case Digest: Cumbria County Council [2014] EWHC 2596 (Fam) (28 July 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: Cumbria County Council [2014] EWHC 2596 (Fam) (28 July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Cumbria County Council [2014] EWHC 2596 (Fam) (28 July 2014): Care proceedings. Judgemnt concerning... http://t.co/KnfjbviWIH #familylaw
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Serious case reviews 'disturbingly variable' in quality, finds report

Serious case reviews 'disturbingly variable' in quality, finds report | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Report “feeds the blame culture” hampering serious case reviews, says Ray Jones, professor of social work at Kingston University (Serious case reviews 'disturbingly variable' in quality, finds report http://t.co/qGxFz8A4Rt...
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Transgender woman ‘remains a man’ under the law, says judge

Transgender woman ‘remains a man’ under the law, says judge | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A transgender woman has been told by a judge in the Court of Appeal that she “remains a man” under the law.
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We are all unquantified risks

We are all unquantified risks | Children In Law | Scoop.it
  This was a permission hearing, Re B and P 2014 heard before Ryder LJ http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2014/1133.html There were a number of features which made the permission hearing difficult, not least that the parents, their McKenzie...
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Mum who tried to turn daughter against father condemned as 'child abuser'

Mum who tried to turn daughter against father condemned as 'child abuser' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The mother, from Solihull, paid the ultimate penalty for her lies when the Court of Appeal ruled that her little girl had rightly been taken from her by social services and placed in foster care (RT @MAFTC:
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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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Violent father forbidden from involvement with his daughter

Violent father forbidden from involvement with his daughter | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Turkish Cypriot father imprisoned for rape, has been forbidden from seeing his youngest child until she turns 18.
In P v D & Ors, the couple met in 1990 and were married in a London mosque two years later, with a civil ceremony the following year.
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Re B (Private Law Proceedings: Child Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1015 - Family Law Newswatch

Re B (Private Law Proceedings: Child Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1015 - Family Law Newswatch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Re B (Private Law Proceedings: Child Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1015 Family Law Newswatch [15] Re W concerned care proceedings in which one of the subject children had made allegations, including during an "achieving best evidence" interview,...
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Mother allowed to relocate to Abu Dhabi with child

Mother allowed to relocate to Abu Dhabi with child | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A mother has been given permission to relocate to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with her nine year old son by the High Court.
In M v B, the Algerian parents married in 2003, first in an Islamic ceremony then in an English civil ceremony.
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ED (A Child) [2014] EWHC 2731 (Fam)

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New on the Hub: ED (A Child) [2014] EWHC 2731 (Fam): Judgment: Mother had taken the child to Poland... http://t.co/xY7d8khNZN #familylaw
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Practice Direction 27A - Family Proceedings: Court Bundles fully in force as of today

Practice Direction 27A - Family Proceedings: Court Bundles fully in force as of today | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Practice Direction 27A - Family Proceedings: Court Bundles is fully in force as of today. (How many LiPs will comply with the new bundles PD?
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Family Lore Case Digest: Lincolnshire County Council v LU & Ors [2014] EWFC B94 (17 July 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: Lincolnshire County Council v LU & Ors [2014] EWFC B94 (17 July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Lincolnshire County Council v LU & Ors [2014] EWFC B94 (17 July 2014): Care proceedings. Threshold ... http://t.co/81BV20ZInl #familylaw
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Researching Reform for Jordans: The Voice of the Child Finally Heard. Now, Will It Be Understood?

Researching Reform for Jordans: The Voice of the Child Finally Heard. Now, Will It Be Understood? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This month for our column over at Jordans Family Law, we discuss the history of the Voice of the Child as a movement inside the family justice system, and ask the fundamental question: what measure...
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Jordan Family Law Awards

Jordan Family Law Awards | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
Yes, this is the bit where I shamelessly beg for your vote again.  Yes, I know you voted for me last year and I didn’t win.*
 
Yes, I know I promised I would cut tuition fees and ended up tripling them.
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Re X (A Child) [2014] EWHC 2522 (Fam) - Family Law Week

Re X (A Child) [2014] EWHC 2522 (Fam)
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1. This is an application by the father of a boy, X, now 13 years old, who was the subject of care proceedings which began in October 2010.
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Care proceedings by the back door

Care proceedings by the back door | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Appeal decision in Re W (Children) 2014   This was an appeal from a mother, about a private law decision that her child should live permanently with the grandmother. The placement...
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Written Agreements

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Written agreements in cases involving Social Services are always a tricky thing. It is important that the wording is clear about what is being asked of a parent and what is okay and what’s not.
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