Z, Re [2015] EWHC 2350 (Fam) (04 June 2015)

Ex parte application for wardship and passport seizure order in respect of child feared to be intending to travel to Syria to join ISIS.

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RY v Southend Borough Council [2015] EWHC 2509 (Fam) (22 May 2015)

Care and adoption proceedings concerning a child with serious health problems, including cerebral palsy.

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A & Ors (Children), Re [2014] EWHC 4859 (Fam) (21 October 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of three children of Pakistani origin.

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Joy v Joy-Morancho & Ors (No 3) [2015] EWHC 2507 (Fam) (28 August 2015)

Judgment in long-running financial remedy proceedings, primarily concerning whether the husband's claims that he could not access assets from a trust were genuine.

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T (Children), Re [2010] EWCA Civ 1644 (17 November 2010)

Appeal by mother against refusal to order a transfer of the residence of her two children to herself. Appeal dismissed.

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T (A Child), Re [2012] EWCA Civ 191 (02 February 2012)

Appeal by mother against refusal of application for permission to oppose adoption application.

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F (Children), Re [2013] EWCA Civ 726 (14 May 2013)

Care proceedings. Application by mother for permission to appeal against refusal of application to have McKenzie friend assist her in court. Permission refused.

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A (Children), Re [2013] EWCA Civ 1256 (23 July 2013)

Appeal by father against refusal of application for return of children to Norway. Appeal dismissed.

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RS, Re [2015] EWCOP 56 (28 August 2015)

Challenge to standard authorisation in respect of an 89 year old woman with vascular dementia.

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P, Re [2015] EWFC B125 (26 August 2015)

Care proceedings in respect of five children.

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets v B [2015] EWHC 2491 (Fam) (21 August 2015)

Application by local authority to remove children from household, in case where it is feared that child will seek to join ISIS.

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Bradbrooke v Aleksandrowicz Case C-498/14 PPU (9 January 2015)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Urgent preliminary ruling procedure — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility — Child abduction — Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 — Article 11(7) and (8).

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Lancashire County Council v ABC & Ors [2015] EWFC B124 (29 January 2015)

Application for a care order in respect of a 12 year old girl.

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Redbridge v S (article 15 transfer) [2015] EWFC B122 (17 July 2014)

Care proceedings. SGO made in favour of grandmother, who resides in Lithuania.

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T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B123 (23 July 2015)

Final hearing of application for care and placement orders in respect of a five year old  boy with global development delay.

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MJC (adoption), Re [2015] EWFC B121 (24 August 2015)

Final hearing of adoption application, following care and placement orders.

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KR (a child), Re (Risks from domestic abuse) [2015] EWFC B118 (22 May 2015)

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

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P (Sexual abuse), Re [2015] EWFC B120 (11 August 2015)

Application for care orders in respect of four children, and for a placement order in respect of the youngest.

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K (Children: Care & Placement) [2015] EWFC B117 (20 August 2015)

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

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E (a child), Re [2015] EWFC B119 (22 July 2015)

Care proceedings. Fact-finding hearing concerning cause of injuries to child.

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TW v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, & Anor (Child support : variation/departure directions: other) [2015] UKUT 440 (AAC) (31 July 2015)

Appeal by NRP against child support assessment. Appeal dismissed.

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C (Judgment) [2015] EWFC B116 (05 December 2014)

Care proceedings concerning 3 children, including consideration of making a child arrangements order in favour of the father of one child, and placing the other children with other family members.

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Re D (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 749 (16 July 2015)

Application by parents for permission to appeal against care and placement orders were made in respect of their daughter. Appeal dismissed.

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A (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 910 (17 June 2015)

Appeal by father against order allowing only indirect contact. Appeal dismissed.

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Jake (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2442 (Fam) (19 August 2015)

Application by NHS Trust for declarations regarding withholding of medical treatment from child with deteriorating neurological condition.

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X, Y & Z (Care & Placement Order), Re [2015] EWFC B115 (05 May 2015)

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

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ARL, Re [2015] EWCOP 55 (18 August 2015)

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

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H v Dent & Ors [2015] EWHC 2090 (Fam) (15 July 2015)

Application by father in contact proceedings for committal of 3 defendants, including Cafcass officer and mother's solicitor.

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A Local Authority v X, A Mother & Ors [2015] EWFC B114 (09 July 2015)

Judgment in care proceedings concerning three children, including determining factual matters relating to injuries which one child has suffered.

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R (translation of documents in proceedings) [2015] EWFC B112 (14 August 2015)

Care proceedings Judgment concerning issue of who should bear the costs of translating documents when one or more of the parents cannot understand English.

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R (Children) [2015] EWFC B113 (27 May 2015)

Care proceedings concerning three children aged 7, 5 and 3.

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P v Surrey County Council & Anor [2015] EWCOP 54 (22 May 2015)

Application on behalf of 26 year old man with severe learning disability and autistic spectrum disorder for consideration of the deprivation of his liberty.

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JY v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (CSM) (Child support : calculation of income) [2015] UKUT 424 (AAC) (28 July 2015)

Appeal by PWC against calculation of self-employed income of NRP. Appeal disallowed.

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Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust v Ms AB [2015] EWCOP 50 (31 July 2015)

Application by NHS Trust for the court to give permission for a woman lacking capacity to undergo an above the knee amputation of her left leg.

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Bristol City Council v KL & Ors [2015] EWFC B110 (23 January 2015)

Care proceedings. Fact-finding hearing regarding allegations that the father of one of the children abused young girls.

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C (adoption order), Re [2015] EWFC B111 (05 August 2015)

Adoption application following placement order.

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KW, Re [2015] EWCOP 53 (14 July 2015)

Challenge by sister of 49 year old woman with complex needs to deprivation of liberty authorisation.

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OCC v B & P [2015] EWFC B109 (29 July 2015)

Application for a care order in respect of a 10 month old child.

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Re L (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 901 (30 June 2015)

Appeal by mother against care and placement orders. Appeal dismissed.

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PK v Mr And Mrs K [2015] EWHC 2316 (Fam) (31 July 2015)

Application by 14 year old to revoke her own adoption order made 10 years previously. Application allowed.

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KCC v T (Leave to Oppose Adoption Application) [2015] EWFC B108 (15 July 2015)

Mother’s application for leave to oppose an adoption application in regard to two of her five children.

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KCC v S & B (Supervision Order breached : EPO required) [2015] EWFC B107 (13 April 2015)

Application by Local Authority for Emergency Protection Order where there is concern regarding mother’s emotional well-being and partner not co-operating with Supervision Order.

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F (A Child) (International Relocation Cases) [2015] EWCA Civ 882 (06 August 2015)

Appeal by father against order giving mother permission to permanently remove child to Germany. Appeal allowed.

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PR v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and & Anor (CSM) (Child support : variation/departure directions: other) [2015] UKUT 406 (AAC) (20 July 2015)

Appeal by NRP against decision that he was not entitled to a variation in respect of prior debts because they were subsequently consolidated in the form of a secured loan. Appeal dismissed.

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CB (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 888 (06 August 2015)

Appeal by mother in care proceedings against dismissal of applications for contact and transfer to Latvia. Appeal dismissed.

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B (A Child) (Habitual Residence) (Inherent Jurisdiction) [2015] EWCA Civ 886 (06 August 2015)

Appeal against dismissal of applications under the Children Act and under the inherent jurisdiction on basis that child not habitually resident here. Appeal dismissed.

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R (PC) v Hertfordshire County Council [2015] EWHC 1936 (Admin) (8 July 2015)

Public law children – Judicial review – Child living with grandmother – Whether the local authority had failed to provide support to the grandmother.

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H, Re [2015] EWCOP 52 (05 August 2015)

Application to appoint successive deputies for a young woman aged 26.

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N (A Minor Child), Re [2015] EWFC B106 (31 July 2015)

Application by local authority for a placement order in respect of the youngest of three children.

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GS v Georgia (Application No. 2361/13) (21 July 2015)

Abduction – Child wrongfully retained in Georgia by father – Hague Convention application for a return order refused by domestic courts – Whether there had been a breach of Art 8, European Convention.

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Frisancho Perea v Slovakia (Application No. 383/13) (21 July 2015)

Abduction – Hague Convention – Children removed from USA to Slovakia – Lengthy proceedings in Slovakia with no final determination – Proceedings terminated when mother and children moved to Hungary – Whether the failure to take a decision on the merits had breached Art 8 of the European Convention.

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Taukacs v Taukaca [2015] EWHC 2365 (Fam) (03 August 2015)

Judgment relating to the arrest of a Latvian woman pursuant to a location order made in Hague Convention proceedings.

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A Local Authority v XYZ (No 2) [2015] EWFC 70 (03 July 2015)

Final hearing in care and placement proceedings concerning a six month old boy.

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A Local Authority v XYZ (No 1) [2015] EWFC 69 (01 July 2015)

Fact-finding hearing in care and placement proceedings concerning a six month old boy.

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Re X (Children) and Y (Children) (No 2) [2015] EWHC 2358 (Fam) (4 August 2015)

Further judgment in two cases concerning applications for EPOs where it was feared that children might be taken to Syria to join ISIS, regarding use of tagging.

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M (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC 71 (04 August 2015)

Judgment in case in which the mother is, in effect, seeking to re-open care proceedings, following new evidence regarding her disability, rendering her a vulnerable adult.

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J, K and L (Children) (placement order) [2015] EWFC B105 (3 July 2015)

Care and placement proceedings concerning three children.

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J (A Child) (placement order) [2015] EWFC B103 (16 July 2015)

Final hearing in care and placement proceedings concerning a three month old child whose mother came from another country.

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V, W, X, Y & Z (Children) (care orders) [2015] EWFC B104 (3 July 2015)

Care proceedings in respect of five children. Application by guardian for s.91(14) order.

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