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How can it be right to have targets for breaking up families? | Louise Tickle

How can it be right to have targets for breaking up families? | Louise Tickle | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Councils are setting benchmarks for the number of child adoptions – this practice is morally repugnant
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The reality of our failing child maintenance system - Marilyn Stowe Blog

The reality of our failing child maintenance system - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
John Bolch looks at a recent, damning criticism of the Child Maintenance Service from an anonymous caseworker.
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Born addicts: The babies starting life in rehab - BBC News

Born addicts: The babies starting life in rehab - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Three babies are born addicted to drugs every day because of their mother's dependency, but some experts believe it is better to allow mother and baby to detox together.
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One in ten adoptions by gay couples - Marilyn Stowe Blog

One in ten adoptions by gay couples - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Gay couples now make up almost ten per cent of all adoptions in England, DfE figures reveal.
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Re W (Adoption: Contact) and the importance of basic steps to trace wider family in the early stages, for a childs chances of growing up within her birth family | The Transparency Project

Re W (Adoption: Contact) and the importance of basic steps to trace wider family in the early stages, for a childs chances of growing up within her birth family | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
RT @seethrujustice: Re W (Adoption:Contact) and the importance of good checks to find relatives: https://t.co/dlWMeylKgh
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T (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 1210

T (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 1210 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
T (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 1210 - Judgment: Appeal against an order dispensing with a finding of fact hearing,... https://t.co/J1xULR6ILf
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T v E (Refusal to Order Return) [2016] EWHC 3148 (Fam)

T v E (Refusal to Order Return) [2016] EWHC 3148 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
T v E (Refusal to Order Return) [2016] EWHC 3148 (Fam) - Judgment: Father's application for the summary return ... https://t.co/A8HR87452t
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Family Law Week: ‘Toxic trio’ increasingly drives involvement of children’s social care services

Family Law Week: ‘Toxic trio’ increasingly drives involvement of children’s social care services | Children In Law | Scoop.it
‘Toxic trio’ increasingly drives involvement of children’s social care services https://t.co/IduWqPaTGh
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The ‘radical’ challenge | Counsel

The ‘radical’ challenge | Counsel | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The reporting in the family courts of so-called ‘radicalisation’ cases is relatively recent, most having been handed down in the last two years. It is clear from the judges of these cases in the High Court, to whom such cases are reserved, that there is an acute awareness of the inherent difficulties and novel elements of this work and its place in society:
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Family Law Conference

Family Law Conference | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Manchester Centre for Law in Society and the Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre are holding a Family Law Conference on 4 March 2017 (10am – 4pm).
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Government 'failing to act over vulnerable children's rights'

Government 'failing to act over vulnerable children's rights' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Read Government 'failing to act over vulnerable children's rights' and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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Family Law Week: Judges should be able to prevent litigants in person inundating the court with emails

Family Law Week: Judges should be able to prevent litigants in person inundating the court with emails | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judges should be able to prevent litigants in person inundating the court with emails https://t.co/Y84ms2BALv
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Working with parents in a problem-solving way: new evidence about Family Drug and Alcohol Courts

Working with parents in a problem-solving way: new evidence about Family Drug and Alcohol Courts | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family Drug and Alcohol Courts - an alternative approach to care proceedings - new article by Jo Tunnard: https://t.co/r1fB4a2Caf — Research in Practice (@researchIP) 6 December 2016 By Jo Tunnard via Research in Practice. Twitter @researchIP Lancaster University has now published the full findings of two research studies that provide new evidence to support the unique way…
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Syria couple win legal fight for care of children - BBC News

Syria couple win legal fight for care of children - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A couple arrested amid fears they were heading to Syria win a court bid for care of their children.
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Local Government Lawyer - Applications for term-time absences rise after High Court ruling: research

Local Government Lawyer - Applications for term-time absences rise after High Court ruling: research | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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AB (A Child) [2016] EWHC 3115 (Fam)

AB (A Child) [2016] EWHC 3115 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
AB (A Child) [2016] EWHC 3115 (Fam) - Judgment: Orders were made for the mother to return the child to the UK f... https://t.co/Gun69WD7d7
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F (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 1253

F (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 1253 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
F (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 1253 - Judgment: Father's appeal against the setting aside of a return order in re... https://t.co/FMVHbDEZEV
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A, B, C (Children) [2016] EWHC 2700 (Fam)

A, B, C (Children) [2016] EWHC 2700 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A, B, C (Children) [2016] EWHC 2700 (Fam) - Judgment: Contact and Hague Convention case where Father was willin... https://t.co/l6v9G9quOI
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Government Revises Controversial Children & Social Work Bill, But Is It Enough?

Government Revises Controversial Children & Social Work Bill, But Is It Enough? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The so-called innovation clauses in the Children and Social Work Bill, which would allow local authorities to exempt themselves from fundamental duties and legal responsibilities towards vulnerable children, have been revised as promised by the...
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Council plans child protection cuts in face of ‘severe’ funding shortage

Council plans child protection cuts in face of ‘severe’ funding shortage | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A specialist child protection assessment team will see its staff numbers reduced in the face of 'unprecedented' pressure
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Surge in children’s centre closures - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Surge in children’s centre closures - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In 2015, the number of children's centre closures jumped from 85 to 156, according to official figures.
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