Various applications concerning foreign representative powers, Re [2019 EWCOP 52 (08 November 2019)

Judgment concerning five unrelated applications asking the Court to make orders to give effect in England and Wales to representative powers originating in a foreign jurisdiction.

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A Hospital NHS Trust v LP & Anor [2019] EWHC 2989 (Fam) (25 July 2019)

Application by NHS Trust for authority to administer blood transfusion to seriously injured 13 year old child whose parents are Jehovah's Witnesses.

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Potanin v Potanina [2019] EWHC 2956 (Fam) (08 November 2019)

Application by husband to set aside grant of leave to wife to apply for financial relief pursuant to Part III MFPA 1984. Application granted.

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Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babaee [2019] EWHC 2975 (Fam) (19 September 2019)

Hearing of cross-applications relating to the enforcement, implementation and variation of a financial remedies order.

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H (Children: Relocation), Re [2019] EWHC 2881 (Fam) (30 October 2019)

Application by father for permission to relocate children to the Netherlands.

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A Local Authority v H (No 2) [2019] EWCOP 51 (19 February 2019)

Judgment reviewing capacity and best interests provisions in relation to woman who had originally been found to lack capacity in 2011.

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PQ v RS and others (Legal Parenthood: Written consent) [2019] EWFC 65 (15 October 2019)

Cross applications for a declaration of parentage and for a declaration of non-parentage, in relation to two children conceived following fertility treatment.

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CD v London Borough of Croydon [2019] EWHC 2943 (Fam) (14 August 2019)

Application by local authority for declarations regarding care and accommodation of 65-year-old man suffering from a range of medical problems.

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S (A Child: Adequacy of Reasoning), Re [2019] EWCA Civ 1845 (31 October 2019)

Appeal following fact finding hearing in care proceedings. Appeal allowed, on the basis that the judge's conclusions as eventually expressed were inadequately reasoned.

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Mundell v Name 1 [2019] EWCOP 50 (18 September 2019)

Application by man's Deputy for Property and Affairs for declaration that he lacks capacity to enter into marriage. Application dismissed.

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Royal Borough of Greenwich v CDM [2019] EWCOP 32 (20 February 2019)

Judgment concerning issue of capacity of 64 year old woman to make decisions about her diabetes management.

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SMcD v SSWP and LT(CSM) (Child support - calculation of income) (30 August 2019)

Appeal by NRP against calculation of income decision by FTT. Appeal allowed.

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C v C (Jersey) [2019] UKPC 40 (31 October 2019)

Appeal by father against child maintenance order made by Jersey court, on basis that Latvian court had declared him to be the child's father. Appeal dismissed.

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G v M (FHDRA Appeal) [2019] EWFC B59 (11 October 2019)

Appeal by grandparent against dismissal of his application for a child arrangements order. Appeal allowed.

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DL v v London Borough of Enfield [2019] EWCOP B1 (15 August 2019)

Judgment concerning living arrangements for 81 year old woman lacking capacity.

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A North East Local Authority v AC & Anor [2019] EWCOP 44 (21 May 2019)

Further hearing in application concerning 49 year old woman lacking capacity, in relation to her residence and contact.

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A North East Local Authority v AC & Anor [2018] EWCOP 34 (21 November 2018)

Application concerning 49 year old woman lacking capacity, relating to deprivation of liberty and arrangements for her care.

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J, Re [2019] EWFC B58 (20 September 2019)

Final hearing of care and placement proceedings relating to a nine-month old child of Bulgarian heritage.

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X (A Child), Re [2019] EWFC B57 (6 August 2019)

Care proceedings relating to child born in 2016, whose sibling had died. Child placed with maternal grandparents, under special guardianship order.

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