Read v Panzone & Anor [2019] EWCA Civ 1662 (09 October 2019)

The district judge had found that the husband was the beneficial owner of a Panamanian property, held by a company of which his mother owned all the shares. King LJ found that there had been no procedural irregularity in that finding.

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C and D (Children), Re [2019] EWCA Civ 1692 (03 October 2019)

Appeal against care orders made in respect of two boys aged nine and six.

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K (CESSATION OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY) [2019] EWFC B54 (09 October 2019)

Judgment considering whether father should retain parental responsibility, the father having assaulted the child by shaking him, causing catastrophic injuries.

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Dorset Council v A (Residential Placement: Lack of Resources) [2019] EWFC 62 (10 October 2019)

Judgment in care proceedings concerning 15 year old girl, highlighting the resource issues that local authorities face looking after young vulnerable people at risk of harm.

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B v A [2019] EWHC 2613 (Fam) (07 October 2019)

Appeal by father against dismissal of application for a prohibited steps order prohibiting child's removal from this jurisdiction, in case where mother had sought permission to temporarily remove the child to Iraq. Appeal dismissed.

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NY (A Child : 1980 Hague Abduction Convention : Inherent Jurisdiction) [2019] EWCA Civ 1065 (18 June 2019)

Mother's appeal from the order ordering the summary return of her child to Israel.

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K, T and U (Placement of Children with Kinship Carers Abroad) [2019] EWFC 59 (23 September 2019)

Application by local authority for care orders in relation to 3 children, including issue of potential placement of the children with their paternal family members in Bermuda

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Foster carers v A, B & A Welsh Local Authority [2019] EWFC B52 (27 June 2019)

Applications by foster carers for wardship and permission to make an adoption application.

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North Yorkshire County Council v Elliot [2019] EWFC 37 (01 March 2019)

Committal proceedings concerning breach of injunction prohibiting respondent from contacting young woman with a learning disability, the subject of Court of Protection proceedings.

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B & C, Re [2019] EWHC 2593 (Fam) (04 October 2019)

Application by father for summary return of 3 children to the Federal Republic of Germany. Return ordered.

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Tafida Raqeeb -v- Barts NHS Foundation Trust and others [2019] EWHC 2531 (Admin) and [2019] EWHC 2530 (Fam) (3 October 2019)

Judgment upon applications by parents for judicial review of decision of NHS Trust not to agree to child being transferred to a hospital in Italy for continued medical treatment and by Trust regarding the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment.

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Lincolnshire County Council v AB [2019] EWCOP 43 (08 May 2019)

Application by local authority for the court to determine man's capacity and best interests, specifically with regard to contact with sex workers.

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A, B, C and D (Children),Re [2017] EWFC 95 (28 July 2017)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concerning four children.

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P, Re [2019] EWCOP 42 (01 October 2019)

Application for authority to execute a statutory will on behalf of man lacking capacity.

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A County Council v Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) [2019] EWHC 2369 (Fam) (20 September 2019)

Care proceedings. Judgment considering issue of whether court has power to to request Cafcass to undertake an assessment of a child not the subject of the proceedings.

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A (Children), Re [2019] EWHC 2334 (Fam) (25 September 2019)

Judgment following fact-finding rehearing within wardship proceedings regarding four children, in case in which the father brought the children to this country from Pakistan.

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A (A Child: Female Genital Mutilation: Asylum) [2019] EWHC 2475 (Fam) (25 September 2019)

Application by local authority for an FGM protection order in relation to a 10 year old girl of Sudanese heritage.

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AR & ML [2019] EWFC 56 (27 September 2019)

Appeal by husband against order allowing wife to introduce further evidence relating to housing needs after financial remedies judgment had been delivered, but not perfected. Appeal allowed.

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D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42 (26 September 2019)

Appeal considering whether it is within the scope of parental responsibility to consent to living arrangements for a 16 or 17-year-old child which would otherwise amount to a deprivation of liberty within the meaning of article 5 ECHR, in particular where the child lacks the mental capacity to make the decision for himself.

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R-B (A child) (No 2) [2019] EWFC 57 (19 September 2019)

Re-hearing of care and placement proceedings in relation to a 15 month old boy.

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