Local Authority v M & M & Ors [2009] EWHC 3172 (Fam) (07 December 2009)

Care proceedings - father currently serving prison sentence - allegations of violence and threats by father and his family against mother - mother trying to hide from father and his family - father unaware of care proceedings - application by mother and guardian that father be discharged as a party so that the proceedings continue without any involvement on his part - application granted.

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