A (A Child : permission to permanently relocate) [2016] EWHC 2691 (Fam) (23 September 2016)

Application by mother for permission to permanently relocate with child to USA. Application granted.

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PF v CF [2016] EWHC 3117 (Fam) (02 December 2016)

Application by husband for permission to appeal against non-molestation and occupation orders.

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V (A Child), Re [2016] EWFC 58 (01 December 2016)

Private law proceedings regarding arrangements for 7 year old child. Judgment concerning the role and practice of local authorities when involved in allegations of abuse by one parent against another.

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Hashimi v Hashimi [2016] EWHC 3112 (Fam) (25 November 2016)

Proceedings concerning a six year old child of dual Afghan/British nationality. Application to commit father for failure to disclose whereabouts of child.

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R v E [2016] EWHC 3113 (Fam) (28 November 2016)

Proceedings concerning arrangements for two children of Spanish parents living with their mother in England, including reciprocal enforcement of Spanish custody order.

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RD & Ors (Duties and Powers of Relevant Person's Representatives and Section 39D IMCAS) [2016] EWCOP 49 (04 August 2016)

Five joined cases considering how RPRs and s.39D IMCAs should decide whether to bring an application to the Court of Protection under s.21A of the MCA to challenge a standard authorisation under Schedule A1.

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N (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC 3085 (Fam) (1 December 2016)

Applications for the recognition of a foreign adoption and for an adoption order in respect of a child born in India and approaching her eighteenth birthday.

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Robert v Woodall [2016] EWHC 2987 (Ch) (25 November 2016)

Trustee in bankruptcy was seeking to renew his application for permission to appeal against an order striking out his claim for a lump sum or a property adjustment order under ss.23 & 24 MCA. Cross-appeal to set aside an order in so far as it gave the Trustee permission to appeal against the decision striking out his claim that the payments were transactions at an undervalue pursuant to s.339 of the Insolvency Act 1986.

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Goddard-Watts v Goddard-Watts [2016] EWHC 3000 (Fam) (23 November 2016)

Rehearing of wife's financial remedy application, the previous final order having been set aside by because of the husband's non-disclosure in respect of his interest in two trusts.

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X (Number 3 : Division of Religious Festivals) [2016] EWFC B91 (12 October 2016)

Further judgment dealing with arrangements for children who live with their mother in a Yiddish speaking home.

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X (Number 2 : Orthodox Schools) [2015] EWFC B237 (9 May 2015)

Further judgment dealing with arrangements for children who live with their mother in a Yiddish speaking home.

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X (Number 1 : Religious Differences : Schools) [2014] EWFC B230 (4 November 2014)

Judgment dealing with arrangements for children who live with their mother in a Yiddish speaking home, including which schools they should attend.

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X v X [2016] EWHC 1995 (Fam) (26 July 2016)

Financial remedies application by wife, raising issues as to the computation of the size of the wealth and the proper approach to the decision as between the "needs" approach and the "sharing" approach.

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Briggs v Briggs & Ors [2016] EWCOP 48 (24 November 2016)

Judgment dealing with preliminary issue of whether proceedings were properly brought under s. 21A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

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X (No: 2. Declaration that X has capacity) [2016] EWCOP 50 (21 November 2016)

Further judgment in proceedings concerning 32 year old man who suffered profound injuries as a result of falling off of a roof, declaring that he has the capacity to make decisions regarding his residence and care.

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L (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 1110 (20 September 2016)

Appeal against interim care order in respect of two children.

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H (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 1131 (7 September 2016)

Appeal by mother against care orders made in respect of three children.

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P (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 1127 (28 July 2016)

Application for permission to appeal by mother against orders refusing her application for contact and under section 91(14) Children Act 1989.

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Z (A Child) (Egyptian fostering UK adoption) [2016] EWHC 2963 (Fam) (23 November 2016)

Application for an adoption order in respect of a six year old girl who was born in Egypt on or about 29th October 2010 to unknown parents and was found abandoned.

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FC (A Child: Care or Supervision Order), Re [2016] EWFC B90 (16 November 2016)

Appeal by local authority against decision to make a final care order, rather than a supervision order. Appeal dismissed.

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