Steinfeld & Anor v The Secretary of State for Education [2016] EWHC 128 (Admin) (29 January 2016)

Claim seeking declaration that Civil Partnership Act was incompatible with Art 14 read together with Art 8, on the grounds that it discriminates against heterosexual couples.

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Q v Q (No 3) [2016] EWFC 5 (28 January 2016)

Applications by the father for contact and by the mother for an order under s.91(14). Applications dismissed.

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R (A Child), Re [2016] EWFC B3 (28 January 2016)

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

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GB v Lithuania (Application No. 36137/13) (European Court of Human Rights, 19 January 2016)

Private law children - Enforcement - Custody order - Whether there had been a violation of Art 8 of the European Convention.

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S (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1345 (3 November 2015)

Appeal against direction in second adoption proceedings allowing admission of report criticised in successful appeal against earlier adoption order. Appeal allowed.

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F (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1315 (26 November 2015)

Appeal by mother against order for no contact, save as agreed. Appeal allowed.

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L and M, (Children) [2015] EWHC 3969 (Fam) (25 November 2015)

Fact finding hearing in care proceedings to decide whether or not an injury to the children's late brother was non-accidental.

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E v E (Article 19 and Seiesing BIIa) [2015] EWHC 3742 (Fam) (04 December 2015)

Judgment concerning issue of jurisdiction regarding divorce proceedings in England and France.

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B and E (children), Re [2015] EWFC B203 (22 December 2015)

Care and placement proceedings in respect of two children.

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WS v WS [2015] EWHC 3941 (Fam) (11 December 2015)

Judgment on wife's application for financial remedies, in case where both parties made a full, substantial contribution.

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Quan v Bray & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 1401 (14 December 2015)

Application by husband to reconsider judgement granting wife permission to appeal against order in financial remedy proceedings declaring that assets held in a trust were not a resource of the husband.

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G v G [2015] EWHC 2101 (Fam) (06 July 2015)

Application to dismiss or stay an application under the TOLATA") seeking an order for the sale of a property in London on the grounds that the English court does not have jurisdiction.

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D (A Child) (International Recognition) [2016] EWCA Civ 12 (27 January 2016)

Appeal by father against refusal to recognise Romanian custody order. Appeal dismissed.

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Birmingham City Council v D [2016] EWCOP 8 (21 January 2016)

Proceedings concerning issue of deprivation of liberty of 16 year old placed in a residential unit.

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MF v LA [2015] EWHC 3162 (Fam) (12 May 2015)

Application made by the children's paternal uncle to revoke placement orders.

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Azizi v Aghaty [2016] EWHC 110 (Fam) (13 January 2016)

Appeal by wife against financial remedies order. Appeal allowed on the ground that the district judge had wrongly concluded that the wife had committed bigamy.

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P (permission to withdraw care proceedings), Re [2016] EWFC B2 (26 January 2016)

Application by local authority to withdraw care proceedings in respect of a 16 year old child.

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Ismail v Choudhry [2016] EWCA Civ 17 (22 January 2016)

Appeal against declaration that a marriage which took place in Pakistan was valid and therefore recognised in this jurisdiction. Appeal allowed.

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PJV v The Assistant Director Adult Social Care Newcastle City Council & Anor [2016] EWCOP 7 (22 January 2016)

Further judgment in proceedings concerning an award of compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

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Cumbria County Council v KW [2016] EWHC 26 (Fam) (12 January 2016)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, to determine whether injury sustained by child was non-accidental.

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MS v PS [2016] EWHC 88 (Fam) (21 January 2016)

Judgment considering issue of whether an application for enforcement of German maintenance order can be issued directly in the Family Court or whether, it must first be lodged with the Lord Chancellor for onward transmission to the Family Court through the Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Unit.

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KM v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Child support : calculation of income) [2016] UKUT 14 (AAC) (06 January 2016)

Appeal by NRP against decision taking into account as earnings the taxable benefit ascribed to his company car. Appeal allowed.

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F v M & Ors [2015] EWHC 3601 (Fam) (10 December 2015)

Judgment in proceedings brought under s.55A of the Family Law Act 1986 for a declaration of parentage in relation to a child born as a result of artificial insemination.

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London Borough of Camden v RZ & Ors [2015] EWHC 3751 (Fam) (18 December 2015)

Application for interim care orders in respect of two children of Afghan descent.

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B (Children), Re [2016] EWFC 2 (13 January 2016)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings to determine issue of abuse.

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P (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 3 (20 January 2016)

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

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F v Cumbria County Council and M (Fact-Finding No. 2). [2016] EWHC 14 (Fam) (19 January 2016)

Reconsideration of findings in Poppi Worthington case, following application by father to discharge the care orders and for contact orders.

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W-M, Re, (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1201 (06 October 2015)

Care proceedings, in which a child arrangements order was made providing for the children to live with the father. Appeal by mother against extension of supervision order and contact order in her favour. Appeal dismissed.

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Cherwayko v Cherwayko (No 3) (contempt in financial remedy proceedings and costs) [2015] EWHC 2482 (Fam) (21 August 2015)

Judgment in connection with W's application to commit H for breach of order and undertaking in financial remedy proceedings, and for costs.

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Cherwayko v Cherwayko (No 2): contempt, contents of application notice [2015] EWHC 2436 (Fam) (21 August 2015)

Application by W to commit H to prison for failure to comply with payments under a financial remedy order made by consent.

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Kolah v Kolah [2015] EWHC 3877 (Fam) (15 December 2015)

Child arrangements application by father. Judgment concerning issue of jurisdiction, there being ongoing proceedings in Singapore.

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Z & Ors, Re [2016] EWCOP 4 (18 January 2016)

Judgment concerning the capacity of a 20 year old woman with Aspergers Syndrome and a borderline learning disability.

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North Yorkshire County Council & Anor v MAG & Anor [2016] EWCOP 5 (18 January 2016)

Appeals against the refusal of an application brought by local authority for authorisation for the deprivation of liberty of a man at the home where he has lived since 2006.

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Vrtar v Croatia (Application no 39380/13 (European Court of Human Rights, 7 January 2016)

The European Court of Human Rights held that there had been a violation of Art 6 of the European Convention regarding the Government’s delay and ineffective measures to enforce a maintenance order.

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D (A Child), Re (No 3) [2016] EWFC 1 (14 January 2016

Care proceedings. Application by local authority for placement order, in case where both parents suffer learning disabilities.

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S (wardship), Re [2016] EWFC B1 (06 January 2016)

Proceedings concerning a 12 year old boy whose mother lacks capacity and whose father resides in Poland.

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KJP, Re [2016] EWCOP 6 (14 January 2016)

Application for permission to appeal an order cancelling registration of an Enduring Power of Attorney. Permission refused.

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Maughan v Wilmot [2016] EWHC 29 (Fam) (13 January 2016)

Application by husband to set aside child maintenance order on the basis that it had invalidly provided that it should be served upon him by email in Turkey. Application dismissed.

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Wigan Council v M & Ors (Sexual Abuse: Fact-Finding) [2015] EWFC 6 (30 January 2015)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, concerning allegations of abuse of children by step-father.

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A, Re [2016] EWCOP 3 (12 January 2016)

Contested application for the appointment of a new deputy for property and affairs and a new trustee.

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Raani v Charazi [2015] EWFC B202 (24 August 2015)

Application by Queen's Proctor to set aside Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute and to dismiss divorce petition, on the basis of fraud.

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PJV v The Assistant Director Adult Social Care Newcastle City Council & Anor [2015] EWCOP 87 (18 December 2015)

Appeal relating to the part, if any, that the Court of Protection must play in the finalisation of an award of compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

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Li Quan v Bray [2015] EWCA Civ 1253 (04 December 2015)

Application by the wife for permission to appeal against order in financial remedy proceedings declaring that assets held in a trust were not a resource of the husband. Permission granted.

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MH v MH [2015] IEHC 771 (2 December 2015)

Irish High Court case concerning a divorce race between the wife's petition for divorce made at the Bury St Edmunds Divorce Centre and the husband's application for judicial separation in Ireland. The judge found that the English court was first seised.

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SH, Re [2016] EWCOP 2 (08 January 2016)

Application by the Public Guardian for the revocation of a Lasting Power of Attorney ('LPA') for property and affairs and an LPA for personal welfare.

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C (A Child), Re [2015] EWFC B201 (08 October 2015)

Care proceedings. Judgment concerning possible breaches of father's human rights.

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A (Final Hearing), Re [2015] EWFC B228 (12 October 2015)

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

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RP, Re [2016] EWCOP 1 (05 January 2016)

Application for reconsideration of appointment of a deputy for property and affairs.

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O (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1040 (24 September 2015)

Application by father for permission to appeal against care and placement orders made in relation to a 1 year old child.

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B (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1041 (15 September 2015)

Application by mother for permission to appeal against order transferring residence of 3 year old child to father. Permission refused.

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