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Study Reveals Which Year Of Marriage Is The Happiest

Study Reveals Which Year Of Marriage Is The Happiest | Children In Law | Scoop.it
According to a new study by U.K. law firm Slater & Gordon, married couples are happiest in their third year of marriage.
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The Battle for Britain (2)

The Battle for Britain (2) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In a world which is rapidly waking up to the reality of parental alienation, it is interesting to take a look around the UK at what is going on in terms of work with parental alienation and work to raise the profile of the problem of parental alienation. Although I have spent much of this…
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Expert Working Group report: Improving mental health support for our children and young people | SCIE

Expert Working Group report: Improving mental health support for our children and young people | SCIE | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Why did Gloucestershire seek anonymity? | The Transparency Project

Why did Gloucestershire seek anonymity? | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
We’ve recently covered a case where a grandmother was permitted by a family court judge to tell of her experience in trying to secure the care of her baby granddaughter from Gloucestershire Council. After conceding that the grandmother ought to be able to tell her story the council and the child’s...
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Working Together changes: what social workers need to know

Working Together changes: what social workers need to know | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The government is consulting on changes to the Working Together guidance, here are the key points for social workers
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T (A Child: Adoption or Special Guardianship), Re [2017] EWCA Civ 1797 (10 November 2017)

T (A Child: Adoption or Special Guardianship), Re [2017] EWCA Civ 1797 (10 November 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Toddler to be adopted by his cousin

Toddler to be adopted by his cousin | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A toddler is to be adopted by a much older cousin despite the fact that they will only be guardians to his two older brothers.
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Growing proportion of social work assessments leading to no action, official statistics show

Growing proportion of social work assessments leading to no action, official statistics show | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Referrals to children’s services also hit their highest level in three years, while local authorities carried out more social work assessments and child protection enquiries
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Family Law Week: Parents’ alcohol abuse damaging the lives of 700,000 teenagers

The Children’s Society calls on government to address the £2bn funding gap for local children’s services
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Family Law Week: Expert Working Group recommends ways to improve the mental health and wellbeing of looked after children

Over 80 children and young people contributed their experience to the project
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Family Law Week: New private law cases received by Cafcass in October highest monthly figure for four years

3,916 new cases received
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Grandmother fought for care of grandson without legal assistance

Grandmother fought for care of grandson without legal assistance | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A local authority which fought an unrepresented grandmother through the courts for care of her grandchild has been named by a family court.
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Sustaining FDACs in times of austerity

Sustaining FDACs in times of austerity | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This ninth blog from the Family Drug and Alcohol Court National Unit (FDAC NU) focuses on the challenges of sustainability facing FDACs and the ways in which the NU supports FDAC sites in making the case for ongoing funding.
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Visiting children in residential special schools and colleges - GOV.UK

Visiting children in residential special schools and colleges - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Statutory guidance for professionals supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in residential settings.
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Cafcass - Putting children and young people first in the family courts | > News > 2017 > November > Learning from 97 Serious Case Reviews

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Financial claims for children following parental separation: child maintenance and Schedule 1

Financial claims for children following parental separation: child maintenance and Schedule 1 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In the recent case of Green v Adams [2017] EWFC 24 Mr Justice Mostyn discussed the constraints of child support and the perceived shortcomings in the latest child maintenance regime (introduced by the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008).
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PASG 2017 – Video Presentations

PASG 2017 – Video Presentations | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The following sample presentations on You Tube are all from PASG 2017 and showcase all of the work which is going on around the world to develop and deliver the right kind of interventions in this field of work.  By clicking on any one of the following you will get to the whole list of…
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CoramBAAF comments on recent adopter murder conviction

CoramBAAF comments on recent adopter murder conviction | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Following the news this week of the conviction of Matthew Scully-Hicks for the murder of his 18-month old adopted daughter, Elsie, John Simmonds, CoramBAAF’s Director of Policy, Research and Development comments on this shocking case.
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Local Government Lawyer - Judge allows naming of council involved in special guardianship case

Local Government Lawyer - Judge allows naming of council involved in special guardianship case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A judge has allowed Gloucestershire County Council to be identified in a child guardianship case.
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Family Law Week: Number of care applications received by Cafcass in October is highest for that month

1,198 care applications received
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Family Law Week: Cohabitants are the fastest growing family type

They number 3.3 million of 19 million families in UK
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