K v K (Financial Remedy Final Order prior to Decree Nisi) [2016] EWFC 23 (28 April 2016)

Applications by wife to enforce and by husband for permission to appeal financial remedies order.

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TM v AH [2016] EWHC 572 (Fam) (04 March 2016)

Application by wife to join trustees of two trusts to the litigation.

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SG v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and CL (CSM) (No. 2) (Child support : calculation of income) [2016] UKUT 171 (AAC) (06 April 2016)

Appeal by father against calculation of his child support liability by First-tier Tribunal. Appeal allowed.

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X, Y & Z (Children), Re [2016] EWFC B25 (30 March 2016)

Care proceedings concerning three children all aged under seven.

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A Local Authority v C (The Mother) & Ors [2016] EWFC B26 (22 March 2016)

Care proceedings concerning three children aged 3. 2 and 5 months.

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Cardiff County Council v BI & Ors [2016 EWHC 887 (Fam) (23 March 2015)

Application for a care order and for a placement order in relation to a child who was six months old.

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V v Associated Newspapers Ltd and Others [2016] EWCOP 21

Application for a reporting restrictions order extending beyond the period of the reporting restrictions order granted at the first hearing for directions in the case.

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Y v Najmudin [2015] EWHC 3924 (Fam) (15 December 2015)

Application by father for mother's committal to prison for breach of order prohibiting contact with child, save as provided in order or agreed by father.

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Z v Z & Ors [2016] EWHC 911 (Fam) (22 April 2016)

Application for financial relief after an overseas divorce brought by a former wife under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.

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R (A Child) 2015 EWCA Civ 1581 (16 December 2015)

Appeal by mother against care and placement orders in respect of her 16 month old child. Appeal dismissed.

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B (A Child), Re [2016] EWFC B23 (05 April 2016)

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

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A Local Authority v X & Ors [2016] EWFC B24 (17 March 2016)

Care proceedings concerning a three month old child.

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I (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC 910 (Fam) (18 April 2016)

Care proceedings relating to 15 year old boy. Judgment concerning whether information he imparted to a social worker should be disclosed to the other parties by the local authority.

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

Fact-finding hearing in private and public law proceedings concerning two children.

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Montalto v Popat and Others [2016] EWHC 810 (Ch) (13 April 2016)

Proceedings concerning the ownership of property following the breakdown of a co-habiting relationship.

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W (A Child : Designation of Local Authority) [2016] EWCA Civ 366 (19 April 2016)

Appeal concerning issue of which local authority should be designated as responsible for a baby girl who is now 8 months of age.

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Spencer v Anderson (Paternity Testing: Jurisdiction) [2016] EWHC 851 (Fam) (15 April 2016)

Proceedings raising the issue of whether the Court can direct scientific testing of the DNA of a person who has died for the purpose of providing evidence of paternity.

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L And B (Children : Specific Issues : temporary Leave To Remove From the Jurisdiction; Circumcision) [2016] EWHC 849 (Fam) (05 April 2016)

Applications by father of two children in relation to the amount of time they should spend with each parent, whether he should be permitted to remove the children from the jurisdiction for the general purposes of foreign travel and whether it is in the children's best interests to allow them to be circumcised.

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H-C (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 136 (10 March 2016)

Appeal from fact-finding determination in care proceedings.

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C (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 374 (14 April 2016)

Appeal by mother against order preventing her from registering children's names of her choice. Appeal dismissed.

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LB Hounslow v N [2016] EWFC B22 (26 February 2016)

Fact-finding and threshold criteria hearing in care proceedings concerning a 7 month old child.

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B (Children), Re [2016] EWFC B21 (02 February 2016)

Application by father for permission to appeal findings made in care proceedings. Permission refused.

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H, Re [2016] EWFC B20 (01 February 2016)

Application for a care order in respect of a five year old child.

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Mutch v Mutch [2016] EWCA Civ 370 (13 April 2016)

Appeal against order setting aside order varying periodical payments order. Appeal allowed.

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N (Children), Re [2016] UKSC 15 (13 April 2016)

Appeal against order for transfer of care proceedings relating to two children born in England to Hungarian parents, to Hungary. Appeal allowed.

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E-R (Child Arrangements) [2016] EWHC 805 (Fam) (08 April 2016)

Re-hearing of cross-applications by father and family friends for child arrangement orders in respect of child whose mother had died.

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G (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B8 (Fam) (04 March 2016)

Application by local authority for a supervision order in respect of a child placed with his grandparents.

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I, Re (Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008) [2016] EWHC 791 (Fam) (12 April 2016)

Application by partner of mother of child born as a result of IVF treatment for a declaration that he is the child's legal parent.

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

Dispute about the appointment of a deputy for property and affairs.

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

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

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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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Z (Recognition of Foreign Judgments), Re [2016] EWHC 784 (Fam) (08 April 2016)

Judgment considering the exercise of the court's powers under the inherent jurisdiction to recognise and enforce orders concerning the medical treatment of children made by courts of another member state of the European Union.

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J (A Child : interim care order : secure accommodation order) [2015] EWFC B213 (20 October 2015)

Application for an interim care order and a secure accommodation order in relation to a 15 year old child.

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C (Children), Re [2016] EWCA Civ 356 (07 April 2016)

Appeal by mother against orders made in care proceedings concerning her two children. Appeal allowed.

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V (Children), Re [2016] EWHC B7 (Fam) (03 March 2016)

Final hearing in care proceedings concerning four children of Lithuanian origin.

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V (Children), Re [2015] EWHC B28 (Fam) (15 December 2015)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concerning four children of Lithuanian origin.

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A v H (Presumption of Death) [2016] EWHC 762 (Fam) (22 March 2016)

Claim under which the claimant sought a declaration under the Presumption of Death Act 2013 in relation to the defendant, his wife.

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G, Re (Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008) [2016] EWHC 729 (Fam) (06 April 2016)

Application by biological mother of twins born as a result of IVF treatment for a declaration that she is their legal parent.

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Re W (Medical Treatment: Anorexia) [2016] EWCOP 13 (26 February 2016)

Application by local health board relating to the discharge from hospital of a severely ill anorexic woman.

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Liden v Burton [2016] EWCA Civ 275 (02 March 2016)

Appeal against a ruling that the circumstances in which the ex-partner of the owner of a property had paid £500 a month for several years as a contribution towards the expenses of running and maintaining the property gave rise to a proprietary estoppel. The appeal was dismissed.

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Y (Children) (No 3) [2016] EWHC 503 (Fam) (07 March 2016)

Judgment following finding of fact hearing in two cases concerning applications for EPOs where it was feared that children might be taken to Syria to join ISIS.

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Work v Gray [2016] EWCA Civ 286 (20 January 2016)

Renewed application by the husband for permission to appeal against an ancillary relief order.

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S (A Child) [2015] EWFC B212 (13 February 2015)

Application for child arrangements order by aunt and uncle, in respect of 15 year old child whose parents have returned to India.

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Welch v Welch [2016] EWFC B18 (9 March 2016)

Judgment relating to a number of outstanding applications in long-running ancillary relief proceedings.

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Welch v Welch [2015] EWCA Civ 1407 (03 December 2015)

Judgment in long-running ancillary relief proceedings, concerning application by wife for permission to appeal against order dealing with a number of matters arising in the proceedings.

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J, K and L (Children), Re [2016] EWFC B17 (18 March 2016)

Final hearing of care and placement proceedings concerning three brothers aged 9, 7 and 5.

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