S (A Child), Re [2010] EWHC 192 (Fam) (04 January 2010)

Application by father for residence order - father last had direct contact in February 2006, all efforts to re-start direct contact having failed due to the child's refusal to engage - Held, traumatic though it may be in the short term, it was in the best interests of the child's long-term welfare for him now to live with his father.

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