Office of the Public Guardian v PGO & Ors, Re: BGO [2019] EWCOP 13 (5 April 2019)

Judgment considering whether LPAs were valid, notwithstanding that they had been witnessed by one of the attorneys.

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W v H [2019] EWFC B19 (05 March 2019)

Application by wife to set aside consent order on grounds of undue influence, duress, fraudulent non-disclosure, and lack of legal advice.

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NKR & Anor v The Thomson Snell And Passmore Trust Corporation Ltd [2019] EWCOP 15 (21 March 2019)

Application for the discharge of the appointment of an existing professional property and affairs deputy, and the appointment of another instead.

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Giusti v Ferragamo [2019] EWCA Civ 691 (17 April 2019)

Appeal by wife against order staying her English divorce petition, and dismissing her application for a single joint expert to be instructed to provide an opinion on Italian law.

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G-L-T (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 717 (17 April 2019)

Care proceedings. Appeal by father against finding that he had 'failed to protect' his son by failing to inform various medical professionals that he was no longer suffering from seizures or apnoea. Appeal allowed.

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Vasilyeva v Shemyakin [2019] EWHC 932 (Fam) (16 April 2019)

Application by wife for leave to apply for financial relief in England and Wales following Russian divorce. Leave granted.

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Thum v Thum [2019] EWFC 25 (16 April 2019)

Judgment in financial remedy proceedings concerning disclosure of the contents of a flash drive belonging to the husband.

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Grandison & Anor v Joseph [2019] EWHC 977 (Fam) (01 April 2019)

Appeal by husband against order requiring him to transfer the legal title to 42 properties from either the joint names of the parties or the wife's name into his sole name, and obtain the release of the wife from her obligations under the mortgages on the properties. Appeal dismissed.

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SR v MA (Temporary Leave To Remove From the Jurisdiction) [2019] EWHC 435 (Fam) (25 February 2019)

Application by mother for permission to remove child temporarily from the jurisdiction of England & Wales for the purposes of spending holiday time with her at her home in Brazil.

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ET v ST [2018] EWHC 1109 (Fam) (13 April 2018)

Application by husband for costs in relation to enforcement of order requiring wife to deliver painting to him, including consideration of approach to dealing with false statement made by wife.

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H-L (Children: Summary Dismissal of Care Proceedings) [2019] EWCA Civ 704 (17 April 2019)

Appeal by local authority against summary dismissal of care proceedings. Appeal allowed.

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Baron & Ors (4 Defective Divorces) [2019] EWFC 26 (17 April 2019)

Applications by the Queen's Proctor for the setting aside of decrees in four different cases on the ground that the petitions had been presented before the expiration of the period of one year from the date of the marriage.

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H (Abduction: Retention In Non-Contracting State), Re [2019] EWCA Civ 672 (16 April 2019)

Appeal by mother against order under Hague Convention for return of child to Australia, on ground that the act relied on as constituting the alleged wrongful retention took place in a state which is not a party to the Convention. Appeal dismissed.

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RP (Appeal costs) [2019] EWCA Civ 680 (16 April 2019)

Application for  costs by foster carer, following successful appeal against care order.

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N (Surrogacy: Enduring Family Relationship; Child's Home) [2019] EWFC 21 (07 February 2019)

Application for parental order in relation to child born as a result of surrogacy arrangement, and for child arrangements order to determine how much time the child should spend with each parent.

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RJ v Tigipko [2019] EWHC 448 (Fam) (01 March 2019)

Proceedings concerning the removal of the children to the Ukraine by the mother. Further hearing relating to application by father to relax reporting restrictions.

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RJ v Tigipko [2019] EWHC 105 (Fam) (25 January 2019)

Proceedings concerning the removal of the children to the Ukraine by the mother. Application by father to relax reporting restrictions.

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MFS (Appeal: Transfer of Primary Care) [2019] EWHC 768 (Fam) (29 March 2019)

Application by mother for permission to appeal against order that child move to live with his father. Permission refused.

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