N & V (inflicted injuries: rehabilitation) [2014] EWFC B157 (12 June 2014)

Care proceedings concerning twin girls.

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Baby H (the outcome hearing) [2014] EWFC B156 (31 July 2014)

Final hearing of care proceedings in relation to a one year old child.

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North East Lincolnshire Council v G & L [2014] EWCC B77 (Fam) (5 June 2014)

Care and placement proceedings in respect of a three year old boy.

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A & B (Court of Protection: Delay and Costs) [2014] EWCOP 48 (25 November 2014)

Judgment concerning costs of two cases in the Court of Protection.

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Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group -v- AB & CD [2014] EWCOP 49 (27 November 2014)

Application for a declaration for artificial nutrition and hydration to be withdrawn.

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Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust v AB [2014] EWCOP 50 (31 January 2014)

Application by NHS Trust for declarations regarding, inter alia, capacity of patient to consent to medical treatment, including to a Caesarean Section.

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Ville de Bauge & Anor v China [2014] EWHC 3975 (Fam) (07 November 2014)

Judgment concerning divorce jurisdictional dispute where proceedings had been issued in Italy and England.

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SP (Father) v EB (Mother) & Anor [2014] EWHC 3964 (Fam) (26 November 2014)

Application by father for summary return of child to Malta.

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An NHS Trust v Child B & Ors [2014] EWHC 3486 (Fam) (01 August 2014)

Application by NHS Trust as to whether a child of Jehovah's Witnesses should receive a blood transfusion.

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B (Children) [2014] EWFC B155 (15 September 2014)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of two children.

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CD v ED [2014] EWFC B153 (14 November 2014)

Contact application by father, in which the mother had made serious allegations against him. Judgment provided for the purpose of the father's application for exceptional funding.

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S, Re [2014] EWFC B154 (29 August 2014)

Appeal against care and placement orders. Appeal allowed.

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London Borough of Barnet v M/F [2014] EWFC B152 (25 July 2014)

Final hearing in proceedings relating to a 14 year old child said to be at risk of significant harm.

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J, R (on Application of) v Worcestershire County Council [2014] EWCA Civ 1518 (25 November 2014)

Appeal concerning the scope of a local authority's power to provide services to a child in need under s17 of the Children Act 1989.

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X v Y [2014] EWCA Civ 1465 (11 September 2014)

Application for permission to appeal a refusal to permit the husband's daughter to intervene in proceedings by the wife seeking to enforce a financial remedy order against the estate of the husband, who died before the order had been fully implemented.

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M (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1519 (25 November 2014)

Appeal against refusal of application for summary return of child to Hungary. Appeal allowed.

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H (A CHILD) [2014] EWHC 970 (Fam) (31 March 2014)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, in which the child's sister died after sustaining a series of injuries.

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The Public Guardian v Marvin [2014] EWCOP 47 (20 November 2014)

Application by the Public Guardian to revoke two Lasting Powers of Attorney.

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J and E (Children: Brussels II Revised: Article 15) [2014] EWFC 45 (11 November 2014)

Care proceedings. Application by mother for order requesting that the Hungarian court should assume jurisdiction.

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MP (Care Proceedings) [2014] EWFC B151 (21 November 2014)

Care proceedings concerning five month old child.

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F (Care) [2014] EWFC B150 (21 August 2014)

Care and placement proceedings in respect of two children.

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets v D & Ors [2014] EWHC 3901 (Fam) (13 November 2014)

Care proceedings. Judgment concerning issue of further assessment of father, who lives in Somalia.

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C (A Child) (No 2) [2014] EWFC 44 (21 November 2014)

Further judgment in relation to a father's application for contact and the issue of him being granted legal aid.

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Colborne v Colborne [2014] EWCA Civ 1488 (20 November 2014)

Appeal concerning the division of capital assets on divorce and also costs order made at the end of ancillary relief proceedings.

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CL v MB [2014] EWHC 927 (Fam) (12 February 2014)

Child abduction proceedings concerning the return of a child to Spain.

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W (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1492 (20 November 2014)

Appeal against care and placement orders. Appeal dismissed.

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J v B [2014] EWHC 3588 (Fam) (10 October 2014)

The judge found pursuant to the Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children 1996 that the child was habitually resident in Morocco and should be returned there.

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London Borough of Harrow v Rasul & Ors [2014] EWHC 3837 (Fam) (18 November 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of a one year old child, who was placed with grandparents.

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K v A [2014] EWHC 3850 (Fam) (17 November 2014)

Judgment concerning issue of whether a Pakistani marriage should be recognised in this jurisdiction.

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Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council v KW & Ors [2014] EWCOP 45 (18 November 2014)

Judgment considering whether arrangement for the care of a mentally incapacitated adult amounted to a deprivation of liberty.

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CM v Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council [2014] EWCA Civ 1479 (18 November 2014)

Appeal by mother against placement order. Appeal dismissed.

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C v S [2014] EWHC 3799 (Fam) (7 November 2014)

Application by a father for the summary return to Australia of his son. Mother raised Article 13B defence. Return ordered.

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Staffordshire County Council v M & J (Findings not reopened) [2013] EWFC B149 (3 October 2014)

Application to re-open findings of fact made in old care proceedings.

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Staffordshire County Council v M & J (Findings) [2013] EWCC B21 (Fam) (8 April 2013)

Fact finding hearing in care proceedings.

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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v GS & Anor [2014] EWCOP 46 (21 October 2014)

Judgment concerning arrangements for the care of a young adult with learning disability.

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An English Local Authority v SW & Anor [2014] EWCOP 43 (02 May 2014)

Judgment concerning issue of where an adult who lacks capacity is habitually resident.

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Prest v Prest [2014] EWHC 3722 (Fam) (28 July 2014)

Judgment summons brought by the wife seeking the husband's committal to prison for failing to pay sums due by way of periodical payments. Application for adjournment on behalf of husband.

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F (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1474 (13 November 2014)

Appeal by father against residence and indirect contact orders. Appeal dismissed.

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Justice for Families Ltd v Secretary of State for Justice [2014] EWCA Civ 1477 (14 November 2014)

Appeal against refusal to issue writ of habeas corpus in respect of woman jailed for contempt for breach of collection order. Appeal dismissed.

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T (Habitual Residence: Article 15 Transfer) V [2014] EWFC B148 (11 November 2014)

Care proceedings concerning a Romanian child. Judgment dealing with issue of child's habitual residence.

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Re W (Care Order: Judge's Failure to Engage with Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1361 (19 August 2014)

Care proceedings – Appeal – Evidence – Reliance on short answers provided by professionals at oral hearing – Whether the judgment dealt with the wealth of detailed evidence provided by professionals.

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Lindner v Rawlins [2014] EWCA Civ 1467 (14 October 2014)

Application for permission to appeal against a case management decision refusing an application by the proposed appellant for disclosure against various third parties during contested divorce proceedings. Permission granted.

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Cavani v Hungary (Application No 5493/13) (28 October 2014)

Claim by father that the Hungarian authorities had failed to enforce a legally binding court decision granting him access in respect of his daughters.

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Torbay Councl v A Mother & Ors [2014] EWHC 479 (Fam) (14 February 2014)

Care proceedings concerning child whose brother died from injuries inflicted by his father.

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A & Ors (Care Proceedings) [2014] EWFC B147 (30 September 2014)

Application for care orders in reslation to seven children.

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The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham v SG & Ors [2014] EWHC 3761 (Fam) (22 September 2014)

Care proceedings in relation to a two year old child whose mother has learning difficulties and father is profoundly deaf.

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SB v MB (Costs) [2014] EWHC 3721 (Fam) (10 November 2014)

Application for costs in Hague Convention proceedings.

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J v J [2014] EWHC 3654 (Fam) (06 November 2014)

Judgment in financial remedies proceedings, including discussion of issue of excessive costs.

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A Local Authority v ED & Ors [2014] EWFC B146 (22 July 2014)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of five month old girl, including consideration of mother's alcohol problem.

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London Borough of Lambeth v JO & Ors (Rev 1) [2014] EWHC 3597 (Fam) (31 October 2014)

Care proceedings concerning four children with connections to Nigeria. Judgment concerning issue of jurisdiction.

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W, X, Y and Z (Children), Re [2014] EWCC B48 (Fam) (11 April 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of four children, one of whom has cystic fibrosis.

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X, Y and Z (Children), Re [2014] EWCC B49 (Fam) (07 April 2014)

Care proceedings concerning three children. Special guardianship order made in respect of two children.

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MB v SB [2014] EWHC 3719 (Fam) (12 March 2014)

Judgment concerning issue of a child's habitual residence.

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London Borough of Wandsworth v W [2014] EWHC 3682 (Fam) (3 July 2014)

Care proceedings relating to a 7 month old boy, arising out of the mother's history of substance abuse.

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S (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1447 (07 November 2014)

Care proceedings. Application by father for permission to appeal against findings relating to injuries to child.

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S v S (Brussels II revised: Articles 19(1) and (3): reference to CJEU) [2014] EWHC 3613 (Fam) (21 October 2014)

Application by husband to strike out the wife's divorce petition on the basis that at the time that it was filed the jurisdiction of France had been established.

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PMB, Re [2014] EWCOP 42 (06 November 2014)

Dispute amongst siblings over the appointment of a deputy to manage their mother's financial affairs.

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The Public Guardian v AC & Anor [2014] EWCOP 41 (05 November 2014)

Application by the Public Guardian for the court to revoke a Lasting Power of Attorney for property and financial affairs.

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L (Costs of Children Proceedings) [2014] EWCA Civ 1437 (05 November 2014)

Appeal by mother against, inter alia, costs order in private children proceedings. Appeal allowed.

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The Public Guardian v Miles & Ors [2014] EWCOP 40 (04 November 2014)

Application by the Public Guardian for the court to determine the validity of a provision in a Lasting Power of Attorney.

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Derbyshire County Council v Danby [2014] EWCOP B26 (16 July 2014)

Contempt proceedings concerning breach of injunction restraining grandmother of woman lacking capacity from contacting her.

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F (Children; Contact, Name, Parental Responsibility) [2014] EWFC 42 (24 September 2014)

Judgment in long-running private law proceedings concerning the welfare of two children.

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LBX v K & Ors [2013] EWHC 4170 (Fam) (15 November 2013)

Judgment determining issues relating to the capacity of a 30 year old man.

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LBX v K & Ors [2013] EWHC 3230 (Fam) (19 June 2013)

Proceedings under the Mental Capacity Act relating to a 29 year old man with mild mental retardation and some learning difficulties.

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D (A Child: Private Law Proceedings) [2014] EWHC 2749 (Fam) (24 July 2014)

Judgment in long-running contact proceedings considering, inter alia, why the child had been unable to maintain an untroubled relationship with her father.

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London Borough of Islington v R [2014] EWFC 41 (Fam) (29 October 2014)

Care proceedings concerning child of Hungarian parents. Judgment considering whether Hungarian courts should be requested to accept jurisdiction.

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G (A Minor) [2014] EWHC 3541 (Fam) (24 October 2014)

Father's application under the Hague Convention for the summary return to Hungary of two children.

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Chai v Peng [2014] EWHC 3518 (Fam) (17 October 2014)

Second of two judgments concerning jurisdiction dispute involving England and Malaysia.

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Chai v Peng [2014] EWHC 3519 (Fam) (17 October 2014)

First of two judgments concerning jurisdiction dispute involving England and Malaysia.

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