Dorset Council v M (Failure to prove non-accidental injury) [2019] EWFC B63 (06 December 2019)

Care proceedings, in which local authority failed to prove that injury to child was caused by one or both of his parents, either deliberately or through carelessness or recklessness.

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Raqeeb v Barts Health NHS Trust (Costs) [2019] EWHC 3322 (Fam) (03 December 2019)

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. Judgment dealing with issue of costs.

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Derhalli v Derhalli [2019] EWHC 3286 (Ch) (18 November 2019)

Appeal by wife against order that she give up possession of matrimonial home and pay occupation rent, the issue being the interpretation of a consent order which required that the property be sold.

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R v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Disclosure of Asylum Records) [2019] EWHC 3147 (Fam) (18 November 2019)

Dispute concerning the correct legal principles to be applied and the correct procedure to be adopted where one party to private law proceedings seeks disclosure and inspection of documentation from the successful asylum claim of the other party, for use in the family proceedings.

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EB v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and CW (Child support - calculation of income) [2019] UKUT 321 (AAC) (21 October 2019)

Child support - calculation of gross weekly income - change from historic to current income - basis of calculation of income from self-employment - not a freestanding calculation based on any evidence available in respect of effective date.

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Orphans From Syria, Re [2019] EWHC 3202 (Fam) (22 November 2019)

Wardship proceedings concerning British children who were in Syria and who are orphans.

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B (Secure Accommodation Order) [2019] EWCA Civ 2025 (21 November 2019)

Appeal by local authority against an order refusing the authority's application for a secure accommodation order in respect of a 15-year-old girl.

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KJC v GRC (Hague Convention) [2019] EWHC 3170 (Fam) (31 October 2019)

Application by father for summary return of two children to USA. Return ordered.

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Plymouth City Council v Wilkins & Ors [2019] EWFC 70 (19 November 2019)

Hearing considering issues relating to publication of previous fact-finding judgments in care proceedings.

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Plymouth City Council v Wilkins & Ors [2019] EWFC 60 (14 June 2019)

Rehearing of fact-finding in care proceedings, concerning cause of injuries to the child. Held that original findings remained unchanged.

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Plymouth City Council v Wilkins & Ors [2017] EWFC 75 (25 October 2017)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, concerning cause of injuries to the child.

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P (Transgender Applicant for Declaration of Valid Marriage) [2019] EWHC 3105 (Fam) (20 November 2019)

Application for declaration that marriage conducted in 2009 was valid, where applicant had undergone gender re-assignment surgery, but had not obtained a Gender Recognition Certificate.

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Reilly v Shamrez [2019] EWHC 3112 (Fam) (28 October 2019)

Application by mother for committal of father for failure to comply with order to return child from Saudi Arabia.

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