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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Shand, (A Child), Re London Borough of Barking & Dagenham v Richards [2017] EWHC 2863 (Fam) (08 November 2017)

Application by local authority for committal of child's grandmother for alleged breach of collection order. Application dismissed for procedural irregularities.

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T (A Child: Adoption or Special Guardianship), Re [2017] EWCA Civ 1797 (10 November 2017)

Appeal by guardian against making of placement order rather than special guardianship order. Appeal dismissed.

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M (A Child), Re [2017] EWFC B79 (02 August 2017)

Care proceedings in relation to a child born in May 2016. Fact-finding hearing concerning cause of two episodes in which she stopped breathing.

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H (A Child), Re [2017] EWFC B78 (27 January 2017)

Care proceedings in relation to a six month old child.

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J v J [2017] EWFC B77 (02 February 2017)

Final hearing of wife's financial remedies claim.

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