Johnson v Takieddine & Anor [2016] EWHC 1895 (Fam) (02 June 2016)

Application made by a former wife under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.

Full report: Bailii

C (Children : phased rehabilitation) [2016] EWHC 3484 (Fam) (21 December 2016)

Final hearing of care proceedings in respect of 2 children, where the care plan is for a phased rehabilitation of the children to the parents, under the auspices of full care orders.

Full report: Bailii

A (A Child : female genital mutilation : FGM) [2016] EWFC B103 (10 November 2016)

Care proceedings. Hearing dealing with issue of whether or not one of the children had undergone a female genital mutilation (FGM) procedure.

Full report: Bailii

K (Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008) [2017] EWHC 50 (Fam) (19 January 2017)

Application by partner of mother of children born as a result of IVF treatment for a declaration that he is the children's legal parent, following administrative failure by clinic providing treatment.

Full report: Bailii

P & Ors (Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008) [2017] EWHC 49 (Fam) (19 January 2017)

Hearing of 8 cases in which partner of mother of child born as a result of IVF treatment seeks a declaration that they are the child's legal parent, following administrative failure by clinic providing treatment.

Full report: Bailii

Re CA (Natural Delivery or Caesarean Section) [2016] EWCOP 51 (08 December 2016)

Application for an order facilitating the delivery of a baby by Caesarean section performed on a 24-year-old woman with a diagnosis of autism and learning disability.

Full report: Bailii

Medway v R & Ors (Participation of vulnerable parties) [2016] EWFC B104 (16 December 2016)

Care proceedings concerning a 2 year old child, where both parents and both interveners had very low cognitive function.

Full report: Bailii

A v B (jurisdiction : Brussels II) [2016] EWHC 2982 (Fam) (16 August 2016)

Application for a s.8 order by mother, in respect of a child living in Dubai. Judgment dealing with issue of jurisdiction.

Full report: Bailii

Egeneonu v Egeneonu [2017] EWHC 43 (Fam) (18 January 2017)

Application by mother for declaration that father's contempts in relation to his failure to return children from Nigeria were criminal, so that she could seek father's extradition.

Full report: Bailii

GAKHARIA v. GEORGIA - 30459/13 (Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) : Court (Fourth Section)) [2017] ECHR 41 (17 January 2017)

Complaint by father that his right of access to a court and his right to respect for family life had been infringed because his parental rights had been restricted by domestic court judgments made by default in his absence.

Full report: Bailii

W (Care Proceedings: Jurisdiction) [2017] EWFC B1 (17 January 2017)

Care proceedings concerning two children of Polish parents. Preliminary hearing dealing with issue of jurisdiction.

Full report: Bailii

BABIARZ v. POLAND - 1955/10 (Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) : Court (Fourth Section)) [2017] ECHR 13 (10 January 2017)

The applicant complained under Articles 8 and 12 of the Convention that by refusing to grant him a divorce the authorities had prevented him from marrying the woman with whom he had been living.

Full report: Bailii

A & Ors (Children : Scottish adoptions) [2017] EWHC 35 (Fam) (17 January 2017)

Judgment dealing with procedural points in cases involving English adoption of Scottish children.

Full report: Bailii

ES (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC 3213 (Fam) (07 September 2016)

Application by a father for the discharge of long-running wardship proceedings concerning his daughter, who is believed to be living with the paternal family in Egypt.

Full report: Bailii

London Borough of Brent v A & B [2016] EWFC B102 (26 September 2016)

Care proceedings concerning two children. Fact-finding hearing concerning the cause of injuries to one of the children.

Full report: Bailii

AB (Surrogacy; Domicile) [2016] EWFC 63 (07 March 2016)

Application for Parental Orders in relation to two children who were born in 2015, where both applicants were born in Germany and the question of their domicile therefore arose.

Full report: Bailii

MB v GK & Ors (No 2) Wardship (Welfare) [2017] EWHC 16 (Fam) (17 November 2016)

Wardship proceedings concerning 4 year old child currently living in Singapore in the care of his paternal grandparents.

Full report: Bailii

N (Deprivation of Liberty Challenge) [2016] EWCOP 47 (21 November 2016)

Deprivation of liberty challenge by man in his 40s under continuous supervision and control.

Full report: Bailii

A (A Child), Re [2016] EWFC B101 (25 August 2016)

Application for a final care order in respect of a six month old child.

Full report: Bailii

X (Child with profound disability) [2016] EWFC B100 (18 November 2016)

Care proceedings concerning a 12 year old child with profound disability.

Full report: Bailii