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Local Government Lawyer - Warning of legal challenge to procurement of residential care places for children

Local Government Lawyer - Warning of legal challenge to procurement of residential care places for children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Independent Children's Homes Association (ICHA) has warned that a legal challenge to local authority procurement of care places is possible without radical reform of the current system.
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Toddler removed from mother to protect her from father

Toddler removed from mother to protect her from father | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A young mother who has already lost two children has now had her third taken into care to protect her from the father.
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Family Law Week: New private law cases received by Cafcass in November were 9% ahead of last year

Highest November figure for five years
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Woman who has faced 'unimaginable trauma' to have daughter taken from her care

Woman who has faced 'unimaginable trauma' to have daughter taken from her care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A woman who suffered the "unimaginable trauma" of seeing two children die when they were babie
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‘The next thing I knew, my unborn child had a social worker’

‘The next thing I knew, my unborn child had a social worker’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A care leaver shares her experience of having a social worker involved with her child, and trying to help other women in the same situation
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What Do Judges Do In The Family Court?

What Do Judges Do In The Family Court? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
What do judges do in the Family Court? Follow me through a virtual week as a Roving Judge. Learn what goes on behind the scenes: how the family court room works and who is needed to make it work.
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Family Law Week: House of Commons to debate parental rights of prisoners

Home > News House of Commons to debate parental rights of prisoners The House of Commons will debate parental rights of prisoners in Westminster Hall on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 9.30am. The Member leading the debate is Carolyn Harris MP.
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Local Government Lawyer - Upper Tribunal judge refuses to set aside flawed SEN school ruling

Local Government Lawyer - Upper Tribunal judge refuses to set aside flawed SEN school ruling | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The First Tier Tribunal made a legal error in a case concerning which school a child with special needs should attend, but not one so serious that it required its decision to be set aside, an Upper Tribunal judge has ruled.
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Legal Services are GREAT - GOV.UK

Legal Services are GREAT - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Justice has launched a campaign to highlight the benefits of the UK legal services sector.
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Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass 5% down on a year ago

1,228 applications received in November
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Will equal parenting time be the next big thing from America?

Will equal parenting time be the next big thing from America? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I'm not sure that it still applies today, but there used to be a common expression that went along the lines: where America leads, the rest of the world follows
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Family Law Week: Average duration of care proceedings remains at 28 weeks

Home > News Average duration of care proceedings remains at 28 weeks New family law cases in July to September up 2% on a year ago The average time for a care or supervision case to reach first disposal was 28 weeks in July to September 2017, one week up from the same quarter in 2016 but remaining...
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B and C (Change of Names: Parental Responsibility: Evidence) [2017] EWHC 3250 (Fam) (12 December 2017)

B and C (Change of Names: Parental Responsibility: Evidence) [2017] EWHC 3250 (Fam) (12 December 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Councils dealing with 500 child protection investigations every day

Councils dealing with 500 child protection investigations every day | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of child protection investigations being started by councils has risen at an ‘alarming’ rate of more than 500 a day, according to new figures.
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It takes a village….

It takes a village…. | Children In Law | Scoop.it
News round-up: this week we have a look at the issues around kinship care and catch up with a few other bits and pieces. Spotlight on kinship care Financial hardships and deprivation faced by kinship carers and the children they look after came under the spotlight last week at a one-day event hosted by kinship…
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Babies 'should share mother's bed until they are three'

Babies 'should share mother's bed until they are three' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Babies should share their mother's bed until they are at least three years old, a paediatrician has advised.
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