Rapisarda v Colladon (Irregular Divorces) [2014] EWFC 35 (30 September 2014)

Applications by the Queen's Proctor to dismiss a large number of divorce petitions and also, in many of the cases, to set aside decrees obtained in consequence of a conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

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T v S [2013] EWHC 2521 (Fam) (25 July 2013)

Long-running proceedings relating to arrangements for child. Application by father for, inter alia, court to re-open case regarding the time the child spends with each parent.

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Leeds City Council v B (The Mother) & Ors [2014] EWFC B122 (23 September 2014)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of one year old girl.

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X, Y and Z Children v Southend-On-Sea Borough Council & Ors [2014] EWFC B123 (10 April 2014)

Final hearing of application for care orders in respect of three children of a family of African heritage.

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Abuchian v Sheikh Abdul Maksoud [2014] EWHC 3104 (Fam) (19 September 2014)

Application for, inter alia, the wife's applications under the Married Women's Property Act 1882 and the Family Law Act 1996 to be struck out.

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AB v CB [2014] EWHC 2998 (Fam) (25 June 2014)

Judgment on wife's ancillary relief claim, followed by application for permission to appeal by trustees of farmhouse in which the parties lived. Application dismissed.

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M (A Child), Re [2012] EWCA Civ 1580 (22 October 2012)

Care proceedings. Appeal by parents against finding that the child had suffered non-accidental injuries and that the parents were both possible perpetrators of those injuries. Appeal allowed.

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R (A Child), Re [2011] EWHC 1715 (Fam) (27 January 2011)

Care proceedings concerning a young child who had suffered a head injury and a femoral fracture. Threshold not proved and proceedings dismissed.

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B-C & Ors (Children) [2014] EWHC 2997 (Fam) (16 June 2014)

Care proceedings concerning four children, in which the question arose as to whether the court should make a request pursuant to Article 15 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 to an appropriate court in Portugal for such a court to assume jurisdiction.

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Leicestershire County Council v D [2014] EWFC B114 (29 August 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of four children of the same mother. Judgment concerning two of those children, final orders having already been made in respect of the other two.

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N-D (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1226 (27 August 2014)

Appeal against care and placement orders made in respect of two of the three children of parents of Zimbabwean origin. Appeal allowed in part.

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Chd1 & Chd2 (Children : care orders) [2014] EWFC B113 (09 September 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of two children currently living with their maternal aunt.

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F judgment (No 2 welfare - approved) [2014] EWFC 34 (08 September 2014)

Care proceedings concerning a child of Zimbabwean/American parents. Judgment returning care of child to her mother.

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Local Authority 1 ("LA1") & Ors v AF (Mother) & Ors [2014] EWHC 2042 (Fam) (20 June 2014)

Care proceedings concerning three siblings and involving 'multiple and complex issues'.

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X (Adopted Child: Access To Court File) [2014] EWFC 33 (09 September 2014)

Judgment concerning the issue of whether the daughter of an adopted person who is now deceased should have access to the court file.

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King (A Child), Re [2014] EWHC 2964 (Fam) (08 September 2014)

Wardship proceedings concerning five year old boy suffering from brain cancer. Judgment giving permission for him to be taken for treatment to Prague in the Czech Republic.

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DG & Ors v Peter [2014] EWCOP 31 (03 September 2014)

Contested application by two sons of man suffering from Alzheimer's disease for their appointment as his deputies for property and affairs.

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AVH v SI & Anor [2014] EWHC 2938 (Fam) (04 September 2014)

Application by mother for summary return of 15 year old girl to Mexico. Return ordered.

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Woodward v Ashmore [2014] EWCA Civ 1200 (10 July 2014)

Application to appeal a finding that there was a constructive trust based upon the common intention of the cohabiting parties and that under that constructive trust, each party had a 50 per cent share in the property. Permission to appeal was granted.

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K (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1195 (02 September 2014)

Appeal against order removing children from mother and placing one with foster carers and the other with the father.

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H v W (Costs) [2014] EWHC 2846 (Fam) (15 August 2014)

Application made by the Appellant H that an order for costs to be made against the Respondent W following the husband’s successful appeal against an order made in financial remedy proceedings.

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