B (Children) [2017] EWCA Civ 1635 (23 August 2017)

Care proceedings. Appeal by local authority against the making of an interim child arrangement order for one child, placing her in the care of her paternal grandmother, under an interim supervision order. Appeal allowed.

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The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff -v- Matthew Scully-Hicks and Others [2016] EWFC (16 December 2016)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, relating to the death of the child's sibling.

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W (Children), Re SW (No 2) [2017] EWFC 74 (20 November 2017)

Claim for damages by social worker relating to criticism of them by judge in the course of care proceedings. Application for permission to disclose documents relating to the proceedings.

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X (A child : care order) [2017] EWFC B84 (13 October 2017)

Care proceedings in respect of a 'toddler'. Care order made and child placed with an extended family member and her husband.

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X (A child : care order) [2017] EWFC B83 (13 October 2017)

Care and placement proceedings in relation to a five month old child.

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S -v- S (Application to Prevent Solicitor Acting) [2017] EWHC 2660 (Fam) (24 October 2017)

Application by husband for an order that the wife's solicitor be debarred from acting for her in divorce proceedings, on the basis of a conflict of interest.

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Radseresht v Radseresht-Spain [2017] EWHC 2932 (Fam) (13 October 2017)

Application by husband for, inter alia, declaration recognising divorce granted in Dubai.

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H (A Child : Surrogacy Breakdown) [2017] EWCA Civ 1798 (17 November 2017)

Appeal by surrogate mother and her husband against orders made following the breakdown of an intended surrogacy arrangement. Appeal dismissed.

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R (A Child : whether to revoke Placement Order) [2017] EWHC 2924 (Fam) (09 November 2017)

Application by mother for permission to revoke placement order.

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K (A Child : Care Order) [2017] EWFC 71 (26 July 2017)

Care proceedings concerning two children who were believed to have entered this country illegally.

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D, E, F and G (Children : Art 15 - transfer of the proceedings ) [2017] EWFC B82 (OJ) (19 September 2017)

Care proceedings in relation to 4 children whose parents are Romanian nationals of Roma heritage.  Application for a transfer of the proceedings to Romania.

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Bournemouth Borough Council v A Mother & Ors [2017] EWFC 18 (28 February 2017)

Care proceedings concerning 3 children of a Polish family. Fact-finding hearing into, inter alia, cause of death of sibling.

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G (A Child : Fact-Finding Hearing) [2017] EWHC 2591 (Fam) (10 October 2017)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concerning a 12 year old child.

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Re X (A Child) (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order) (Restrictions on Travel) [2017] EWHC 2898 (Fam) (15 November 2017)

Case involving concerns over about the possibility of a 14 month old child suffering female genital mutilation should she be taken to Egypt.

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His Royal Highness the Duke of Windsor (Deceased), Re [2017] EWHC 2887 (Fam) (15 November 2017)

Application by Librarian and Assistant Keeper of the Queen's Archives for a copy of the will of the Duke of Windsor.

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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust v JT [2017] EWCOP 25 (12 October 2017)

Application by NHS relating to treatment of breast cancer for a woman lacking capacity.

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The London Borough of Merton v SB & Ors [2017] EWFC B81 (20 April 2017)

Application by mother within care proceedings to make a request of the court in Slovakia to assume jurisdiction for the proceedings.

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GM v KZ [2017] EWFC 73 (14 November 2017)

Proceedings following the removal by the mother of the children to Poland, including consideration of issue of jurisdiction.

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Stockton Borough Council v M & Ors [2017] EWFC B80 (28 July 2017)

Final hearing of care proceedings relating to three children.

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A Local Authority v M & Ors [2017] EWHC 2851 (Fam) (13 November 2017)

Final welfare decision concerning four children, three of whom are, or have been, severely radicalised.

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