D (A Child ; deprivation of liberty), Re [2015] EWHC 922 (Fam) (31 March 2015)

Application by hospital Trust for a declaration that the deprivation of a child's liberty by the Trust was lawful and in his best interests.

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MAP v MFP [2015] EWHC 627 (Fam) (10 March 2015)

Financial remedies claim by wife involving company in which the husband owned 95% of the shares.

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Tower Hamlets v M & Ors [2015] EWHC 869 (Fam) (27 March 2015)

Wardship proceedings concerning children believed to be at risk of travelling to ISIS countries, particularly Syria.

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London Borough of Hillingdon v PS & Anor [2014] EWCOP 55 (4 December 2014)

Proceedings regarding a person's contact with a 93 year old man suffering dementia.

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A (Care Order), Re [2014] EWFC B210 (15 December 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of a 13 year old child with complex needs.

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Lancashire CC v C (Allegations of Abuse) [2014] EWFC B209 (8 December 2014)

Final hearing of application for care orders in respect of three children.

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Re N (a child- evidence of support services) [2015] EWFC B32 (26 March 2015)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of an eight month old child, including consideration of support services available for the father.

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Re B (Care Orders) [2014] EWFC B208 (25 July 2014)

Application by local authority for care orders in relation to five children.

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A Local Authority v T&F [2015] EWFC B31 (19 February 2015)

Care proceedings. Fact finding hearing to ascertain cause of injuries to child.

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Leeds City Council v M & Ors [2015] EWFC 27 (27 March 2015)

Further judgment in care proceedings concerning two children of a Muslim family.

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Donna v Martin & Anor [2015] EWCOP 23 (27 March 2015)

Reconsideration of a decision made on the papers appointing local authority as deputy for property and affairs for a woman suffering dementia.

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Re H [2015] EWFC B30 (23 January 2015)

Local authority's application for a placement order in respect of a ten year old child.

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Rotherham Borough Metropolitan Council v L & Ors [2015] EWFC B29 (20 March 2015)

Child living with maternal uncle under special guardianship order. Application by parents for return of child, or alternatively placement of child with friends under special guardianship order.

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Re B (Child) (Relocation: Sweden) [2015] EWCA Civ 286 (26 March 2015)

Appeal by father against order allowing mother to relocate with child to Sweden. Appeal dismissed.

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Hopkins v Hopkins [2015] EWHC 812 (Fam) (26 March 2015)

Financial remedy proceedings, including consideration of post-nuptial agreement.

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V (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 274 (27 January 2015)

Appeal by father against findings of fact in private law proceedings. Appeal allowed.

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Gray v Work [2015] EWHC 834 (Fam) (06 March 2015)

Wife's application for a financial remedies order, considering the impact of a post-nuptial agreement signed about five years after the marriage and whether or not the husband made  a special contribution.

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S (care order), Re [2014[] EWFC B207 (11 July 2014)

Application for a care order in respect of a nine year old girl.

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CJ, Re [2015] EWCOP 21 (25 March 2015)

Reconsideration of a decision made on the papers revoking the respondent's appointment as his partner's deputy for property and affairs.

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S (a Child), Re [2015] UKSC 20 (25 March 2015)

Appeal by local authority against costs order made upon parent's successful appeal against care and placement orders. Appeal allowed.

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Bold v Khew [2014] EWHC 4755 (Fam) (29 September 2014)

Judgment in proceedings issued by mother for return of child from Singapore, where he was living with the paternal grandparents.

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Re JV [2014] EWHC 4756 (Fam) (14 July 2014)

Application for a parental order in relation to two children born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement.

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W City Council v Mrs L [2015] EWCOP 20 (11 February 2015)

Hearing concerning question of whether care arrangements for 93 year old woman suffering dementia constitute a deprivation of her liberty.

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SR (A Child : Habitual Residence) [2015] EWHC 742 (Fam) (19 March 2015)

Care proceedings relating to a child of American/Moroccan parentage. Judgment dealing with issue of child's habitual residence.

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J (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 222 (19 March 2015

Appeal against care and placement orders. Appeal allowed.

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Birmingham City Council v DM FI & Ors [2015] EWFC 25 (19 March 2015)

Welfare hearing in application for care and placement orders in respect of a two year old boy.

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P and Q (Children: Care Proceedings: Fact Finding) [2015] EWFC 26 (19 March 2015)

Fact finding hearing in care proceedings considering, inter alia, suggestion that the children had belonged to a satanic cult.

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ID (Revocation of LPA) [2015] EWCOP 19 (19 March 2015)

Application by the Public Guardian for the revocation of a Lasting Power of Attorney.

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C (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 221 (17 March 2015)

Appeal by parents against care and placement orders in respect of a 12 month old child. Appeal dismissed.

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Leeds City Council v LZ & Ors [2015] EWFC B28 (06 March 2015)

Care proceedings in respect of six month old boy.

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AW, Re [2015] EWCOP 16 (17 March 2015)

Judgment in competing applications to be appointed as a man's deputy for property and affairs.

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A Healthcare NHS Trust v P & Q [2015] EWCOP 15 (13 March 2015)

Application for reporting restriction in proceedings regarding whether NHS Trust should discontinue care for man who suffered brain injury.

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O (Child Abduction: Habitual Residence) [2015] EWFC 16 (25 February 2015)

Application by mother for summary return of child to Mexico.

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N (A Child: Care & Placement Orders - Mother Lacking Capacity) [2015] EWFC B27 (06 March 2015)

Care and placement application in respect of 5 month old boy whose mother lacked capacity.

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RS v T (Surrogacy: Service, Consent and Payments) [2015] EWFC 22 (13 March 2015)

Application for parental orders concerning twins born following a surrogacy arrangement entered into in Ukraine.

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FAS v Bradford Metropolitan District Council & Anor [2015] EWHC 622 (Fam) (13 March 2015)

Application by woman to adopt her first cousin once removed, an adult. Application refused.

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Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council v KW & Ors [2015] EWCOP 13 (13 March 2015)

Further judgment following appeal, considering whether arrangement for the care of a mentally incapacitated adult amounted to a deprivation of liberty.

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FM (A Child: fractures: issues relating to bone density) [2015] EWFC B26 (12 March 2015)

Care proceedings in which the judge could not be satisfied that the child's injuries were non-accidental. The care application was therefore dismissed.

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London Borough of Brent v K [2015] EWHC 658 (Fam) (18 February 2015)

Judgment criticising arrangements made in connection with collection order.

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Wright v Wright [2015] EWCA Civ 201 (11 February 2015)

Application for permission to appeal against periodical payments order. Application dismissed.

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D v D [2015] EWCA Civ 181 (4 February 2015)

The Court of Appeal set aside the decision to strike out the husband’s appeal in a financial remedies proceedings on the basis that it was wrong in principle and on the facts of the case.

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L (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B25 (3 March 2015)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of ten month old child.

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Re P and A [2015] EWFC B24 (11 February 2015)

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

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Re PL (Objection Hearing) [2015] EWCOP 14 (11 March 2015)

Objection by daughters of man suffering from dementia to his son's application to be appointed as his deputy for property and affairs.

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MAP v MFP [2015] EWHC 627 (Fam) (10 March 2015)

Judgment in financial remedies application where the entirety of the 'very considerable' financial resources were earned during the marriage.

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Wyatt v Vince [2015] UKSC 14 (11 March 2015)

Appeal by wife against striking out of financial remedies claim made 18 years after decree absolute. Appeal allowed.

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North Somerset Council v SB, DM, Guardian [2015] EWFC B23 (24 February 2015)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of a four year old boy.

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P (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 170 (10 March 2015)

Appeal by father against orders made in proceedings relating to a six year old child. Appeal dismissed.

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S v S [2014] EWHC 4732 (Fam) (15 December 2014)

Application by wife for financial remedy orders, raising questions as to how to deal fairly with the fact that the husband brought substantial wealth into the marriage.

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MG & JG v JF [2015] EWHC 564 (Fam) (10 March 2015)

Application under Sch 1 CA for a costs allowance in relation to private law children proceedings.

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G & C (Re a child) [2014] EWFC B206 (18 December 2014 )

Application for care and placement orders in respect of a five month old child.

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Sanchez v Oboz (Sentencing for Contempt of Court) [2015] EWHC 611 (Fam) (09 March 2015)

Judgment sentencing father for breach of order requiring return of child from Poland.

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JL v SL (No.3) [2015] EWHC 555 (Fam) (09 March 2015)

Further judgment in financial remedies proceedings, dealing with application for post-judgment relief.

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S (A Child) (No 2) [2015] EWFC 20 (06 March 2015)

Judgment identifying instances of poor practice in care case that had to be retried.

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S (A Child) (No 1) [2015] EWFC 19 (06 March 2015)

Retrial of application for care and placement orders in respect of a two year old boy.

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A, B and C Children Final (Welfare) Hearing [2014] EWFC B205 (23 June 2014 )

Final hearing of care and placement applications relating to two children.

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MA & Anor (Children : return : protective order) [2014] EWHC 4730 (Fam) (31 October 2014)

Application by mother for return of children, in case where father claimed diplomatic immunity.

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R (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 167 (05 March 2015)

Care proceedings. Appeal against refusal of permission for child to give oral evidence. Appeal allowed.

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EF (flawed placement application) [2015] EWFC B21 (4 March 2015)

Application for a placement order in respect of a 4 year old girl. Application dismissed.

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B v B [2015] EWHC 210 (Fam) (20 January 2015)

Appeal by husband against part of financial remedies order dividing shares belonging to the husband. Appeal dismissed.

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A (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 162-1 (29 January 2015)

Appeal by local authority against dismissal of care and placement orders. Appeal dismissed.

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Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption) [2015] EWFC 17 (13 February 2015)

Application for adoption of a child born following a surrogacy arrangement.

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HU v SU (Rev 1) [2015] EWFC 18 (03 March 2015)

Fact finding hearing in private law proceedings concerning four children.

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N v N (child maintenance) [2015] EWHC 514 (Fam) (22 January 2015)

Appeal by mother against the dismissal of her applications for the determination and enforcement of alleged arrears of child maintenance and for variation of a previous child maintenance order.

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X and Y (Children), Re [2015] EWFC B20 (28 January 2015)

Application for care orders in relation to two children, with care plan for them to live with their paternal grandmother under the terms of special guardianship orders.

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BN, Re [2015] EWCOP 11 (02 March 2015)

Application under rule 89 of the Court of Protection Rules 2007 for the judge to reconsider an order he made on the papers.

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