MF v SF [2015] EWHC 1273 (Fam) (04 February 2015)

Judgment determining wife's financial remedy application, considering various issues, including husband's redundancy.

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Swindon Borough Council v NA & Ors [2015] EWFC B172 (29 October 2015)

Application for care orders in respect of five children.

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P (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B171 (27 March 2015)

Application for care order in respect of 9 month old child, including fact-finding regarding cause of injuries to child.

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Veluppillai v Veluppillai & Ors [2015] EWHC 3095 (Fam) (29 October 2015)

Judgment on wife's application for ancillary relief, in case involving extreme litigation misconduct by husband.

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A County Council v AB & Ors [2015] EWFC 82 (28 October 2015)

Care proceedings in respect of 9 month old child, including fact-finding hearing concerning cause of death of child's sibling.

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Bolton NHS Foundation Trust v C & Ors [2015] EWHC 2920 (Fam) (19 October 2015)

Application by NHS Trust for order authorising the withdrawal of respiratory support from eight month old child.

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AB (A Child : deprivation of liberty), Re [2015] EWHC 3125 (Fam) (28 July 2015)

Judgment concerning deprivation of liberty of 14 year old child residing at children's home under the auspices of an interim care order.

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C1 (A Child : care order), Re [2014] EWFC 57 (24 October 2014)

Care proceedings in respect of brain damaged child, born to Polish mother.

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EDG v RR [2015] EWHC 3097 (Fam) (20 October 2015)

Proceedings regarding the enforcement/variation of a French child maintenance order.

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CWM TAF University v F [2015] EWHC 2533 (Fam) (15 May 2015)

Application concerning 67 year old patient, regarding her capacity and the withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration.

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CK (Children) (Care proceedings, Habitual Residence, Article 15) [2015] EWHC 2666 (Fam) (06 August 2015)

Care proceedings concerning four children of Lithuanian nationality. Hearing to determine whether court has jurisdiction and, if so, whether a request should be made to the Lithuanian authorities under Article 15 of Brussels IIA.

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Barnes v Phillips [2015] EWCA Civ 1056 (23 October 2015)

Property – Unmarried couple – Beneficial ownership – Constructive trust – Change to intention to hold property in equal shares – Finding that the woman held 85% of the beneficial interest – Whether the judge had erred.

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Gogova v lliev (Case C-215/15) (Court of Justice of the European Union, 21 October 2015)

Private law children – Passport issue – BIIR – Father opposed mother’s application to renew child’s passport – Whether the matter fell within the terms of Art 8 of BIIR.

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TW & TM (Minors), Re [2015] EWHC 3054 (Fam) (24 July 2015)

Appeal by father against child maintenance orders under Children Act Sch 1.

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SF, Re [2015] EWCOP 68 (26 October 2015)

Application by the Public Guardian for the court to revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney and to direct him to cancel its registration.

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A Local Authority v S [2015] EWHC 3010 (Fam) (15 October 2015)

Application is by a Local Authority for a secure accommodation order in respect of a 17 year old.

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RBWM v H & O [2015] EWFC B170 (22 October 2015)

Applications for care and placement orders in respect of 16 month old child, five months after previous public law proceedings involving the same child were concluded.

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W (Children), Re [2015] EWFC B227 (10 July 2015)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, concerning allegations of abuse of two children.

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Tickle v Council of the Borough of North Tyneside & Ors [2015] EWHC 2991 (Fam) (19 October 2015)

Cross-applications by journalist seeking permission to report care proceedings and by local authority seeking a reporting restriction order.

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X, Re [2015] EWFC B168 (12 May 2015)

Final hearing in lengthy private law proceedings concerning a five year old child.

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G (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2941 (Fam) (22 July 2015)

Committal application in relation to alleged failure to disclose whereabouts of mother who had taken child abroad.

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PBC (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B167 (14 August 2015)

Care proceedings in respect of an eight year old child.

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B v B [2014] EWFC B225 (09 October 2014)

Final hearing of wife's financial remedies application.

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H v H [2015] EWHC B24 (Fam) (27 November 2014)

Application by wife under section 27 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.

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T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B166 (15 June 2015)

Fact-finding hearing in contact application by father.

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R (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B165 (02 October 2014)

Care proceedings concerning a two month old child.

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MS v PS [2015] EWHC 2880 (Fam) (29 July 2015)

Application by a father for an order under the Hague Child Abduction Convention for the return of his son to Israel.

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AF v HS [2015] EWHC 2968 (Fam) (15 October 2015)

Application by father for return of children to France, where both parents now living in UK and French court made custody order in favour of father.

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S v S [2015] EWHC 2922 (Fam) (07 September 2015)

Application by wife for directions as to the timing and implementation of a lump sum order.

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AB v AB [2015] EWHC 2422 (Fam) (03 July 2015)

Application by father for leave to permanently remove child to Algeria. Application dismissed.

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P, Re (Application for Secure Accommodation Order)[2015] EWHC 2971 (Fam) (12 October 2015)

Application for a secure accommodation order in relation to a 16 year old child.

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KW & Ors v Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council [2015] EWCA Civ 1054 (20 October 2015)

Appeal in case concerning deprivation of liberty of 52 year old severely mentally incapacitated woman.

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A Child, Re [2015] EWFC B163 (15 September 2015)

Care and placement proceedings in respect of a one year old child.

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Medway Council v M & T (By Her Children's Guardian) [2015] EWFC B164 (13 October 2015)

Applications by child and mother within care proceedings for damages relating to unlawful accommodation of child by local authority.

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M (Children), Re (No 2) [2015] EWHC 2933 (Fam) (20 October 2015)

Discharge of wardship orders in case concerning children of family that travelled to Syria with the apparent intention of joining Islamic State.

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GMP, Re [2015] EWCOP 67 (19 October 2015)

Objection to an application for the appointment of a deputy for property and affairs.

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J, Re (refusal to transfer to HC) [2015] EWFC B162 (16 October 2015)

Application for transfer of care proceedings to the High Court.

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SF v HL [2015] EWHC 2891 (Fam) (08 October 2015)

Judgment concerning issue of jurisdiction in case concerning a child of an English father and South Korean mother.

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S (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1015 (13 August 2015)

Appeal by father against care order in respect of 5 year old child. Appeal dismissed.

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RG, Re [2015] EWCOP 66 (13 October 2015)

Application by LA for the court to revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney and appoint a professional deputy to manage the donor's property and affairs in place of the attorney.

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F (Child's Objections) (was Re N on appeal) [2015] EWCA Civ 1022 (14 October 2015)

Appeal by father against order for the return of the children to Australia. Appeal allowed.

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GM v DB [2015] EWHC 2656 (Fam) (22 July 2015)

Application by father for summary return of child to Italy.

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A and B (Contact) (No 4) [2015] EWHC 2839 (Fam) (14 October 2015)

Judgment in long-running proceedings concerning two children regarding, inter alia, issue of contact.

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FB v PS [2015] EWHC 2797 (Fam) (30 July 2015)

Application for financial remedies by wife in high money case.

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M-B (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1027 (14 October 2015)

Care proceedings. Appeal arising from fact finding hearing regarding cause of injuries to child.

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AE v BE [2014] EWHC 4868 (Fam) (07 November 2014)

Wife's application for financial provision following extremely long marriage.

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R (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1026 (14 October 2015)

Application for permission to appeal order refusing the applicant father's application to set aside a consent order made in Hague proceedings.

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Stasik v Poland (Application No. 21823/12) (European Court of Human Rights, 6 October 2015)

Private law children - Contact - Enforcement - Whether there had been a breach of Arts 6 and 8 of the European Convention.

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A v B (C-489/14) (Court of Justice of the European Union, 6 October 2015)

Jurisdiction – Financial remedies – Concurrent proceedings in two Member States – First set of proceedings had expired – Whether proceedings in the court second seised should be struck out.

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Gohil v Gohil [2015] UKSC 61 (14 October 2015)

Appeal by wife against order allowing appeal against order setting aside consent order on grounds of non-disclosure by husband. Appeal allowed.

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Sharland v Sharland [2015] UKSC 60 (14 October 2015)

Appeal by wife considering the impact of fraudulent non-disclosure on a financial settlement agreed between a husband and wife on divorce, especially one embodied in a court order.

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M (Children), Re [2015] EWFC B161 (17 March 2015)

Order suspending father's contact with children, in long-running private law proceedings.

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D Children, Re [2015] EWHC 2846 (Fam) (08 October 2015)

Appeal by the parents of two children against both findings and orders made in the context of care proceedings.

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London Borough of Croydon v LN (mother) & Ors [2015] EWFC B160 (09 October 2015)

Application for interim care orders in respect of six children.

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Aidiniantz v Riley [2015] EWCOP 65 (13 October 2015)

Dispute between children of 88 year old woman over where their mother should live, who should care for her, who should see her, and whether her finances should be investigated.

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A (Children : Adoption : long Term Foster Care), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 1021 (13 October 2015)

Appeal by local authority against refusal of applications for final care orders in respect of 3 children. Appeal dismissed.

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Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v A & Ors [2015] EWHC 2828 (Fam) (02 October 2015)

Case concerning the withdrawal of life support from two very young children.

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North Yorkshire County Council v MAG & Ors [2015] EWCOP 64 (13 July 2015)

Proceedings issued by LA for declarations that 34 year old man lacks capacity to decide where he should reside and that it is in his best interests to be deprived of his liberty.

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C v C & Anor [2015] EWHC 2795 (Fam) (30 September 2015)

Applications concerning the continuation or, alternatively, discharge of freezing injunctions secured in the context of ongoing financial remedy proceedings.

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K-L (Children), Re [2015] EWCA Civ 992 (12 August 2015)

Appeal by a mother against the decision reached at the end of a fact-finding hearing in care proceedings.

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Mackay v Mackay [2015] EWHC 2860 (Fam) (18 September 2015)

Judgement explaining reasons for judge recusing himself in financial remedies case.

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M (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 994 (22 July 2015)

Appeal by parents of 3 boys against an order dismissing their application for the discharge of care orders made in relation to the children. Appeal allowed.

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JM (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2832 (Fam) (07 October 2015)

Application made by NHS trust seeking permission to perform urgent surgery of a serious nature on 10 year old child of Polish origin.

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MLJ, Re [2015] EWCOP 63 (07 October 2015)

Application for the appointment of an additional deputy to act jointly with the existing deputy for property and affairs.

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LS (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2824 (Fam) (08 June 2015)

Proceedings brought under the Child Abduction and Custody Act and the Brussels II Revised Regulations by a father who seeks the return of a boy to Lithuania.

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EN (non accidental injury), Re [2015] EWFC B159 (03 July 2015)

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

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London Borough of Haringey v M & Ors [2015] EWFC B158 (13 August 2015)

Judgment following final hearing in care proceedings concerning nine year old child.

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J (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1019 (07 October 2015)

Appeal by father against refusal to commit mother for breach of order requiring her to return children to Spain. Appeal dismissed.

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D v D [2015] EWHC 1393 (Fam) (02 March 2015)

Final hearing of wife's financial remedies application following long marriage, including allegations by wife of non-disclosure.

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AJ, Re [2015] EWCOP 62 (06 October 2015)

Application by the respondent for the court to reconsider order discharging him as his daughter's deputy for property and affairs and order appointing a panel deputy to act in his place.

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X (A Child), Re [2015] EWHC 2778 (Fam) (02 October 2015)

Application by NHS Trust for a Declaration that it would not be unlawful to withdraw medical support devices which are effectively keeping a child alive.

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FAS v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 951 (05 October 2015)

Appeal against refusal of adoption application by child's first cousin. Appeal dismissed.

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F and X (Children), Re [2015] EWHC 2653 (Fam) (10 September 2015)

Proceedings under the inherent jurisdiction and under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 in respect of two children aged 13 and 11.

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T (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B156 (23 July 2015)

Care and placement proceedings in relation to a 23 month old child.

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D (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B157 (25 August 2015)

Care proceedings in which local authority sought child arrangements order in favour of maternal grandparents.

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BR v VT [2015] EWHC 2727 (Fam) (02 October 2015)

Application by husband for interim order for sale of matrimonial home, in course of financial remedy proceedings.

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B, Re [2015] EWHC 2735 (Fam) (24 July 2015)

Private law proceedings concerning where child should go to school and how much time he should spend with each parent.

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AT v SS [2015] EWHC 2703 (Fam) (29 September 2015)

Application by father for summary return of child to Holland.

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