Kent CC v D & Ors (5) (Re-hearing) [2015] EWFC 96 (19 October 2015)

Re-hearing to consider certain findings made in care proceedings concerning 6 children from 3 families.

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Kent CC v D & Ors (4) (Re W) [2015] EWFC 95 (22 July 2015)

Care proceedings concern 6 children from 3 families. Judgment to give reasons for the refusal of the application for a 17 year old child, to give oral evidence.

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Kent CC v D & Ors (3) (Application for Re-hearing) [2015] EWFC 94 (29 April 2015)

Application for re-hearing in care proceedings concerning 6 children from 3 families.

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Kent CC v D & Ors (2) (Fact Finding) [2015] EWFC 93 (05 January 2015)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concerning 6 children from 3 families.

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Kent CC v D & Ors (1) (Re W) [2015] EWHFC 59 (11 November 2014)

Care proceedings concerning 6 children from 3 families.

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Randall v Randall [2016] EWCA Civ 494 (27 May 2016)

Appeal by H against order that he had no standing to contest validity of W's mother's will, which had the effect of leaving him with nothing from the estate. Appeal allowed.

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S (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 495 (27 May 2016)

Appeal by father against decision to make a child arrangements order in favour of the mother. Appeal dismissed.

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S (Child Abduction: Joinder of Sibling: Child's Objections) [2016] EWHC 1227 (Fam) (27 May 2016)

Application by father for return of child to France, in which the child's 17 year old sister sought to be joined as a party.

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H (Jurisdiction), Re [2016] EWHC 1252 (Fam) (26 May 2016)

Judgment requiring father to disclose whereabouts of a six year old child of dual Afghan/British nationality, who is not known to have been present in this country at any stage.

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Birmingham City Council v LC & Ors [2016] EWHC 1278 (Fam) (27 May 2016)

Care proceedings concerning four children. Child arrangements order made in respect of eldest child, in favour of father. Care and placement orders made in respect of other three children.

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LB Hounslow v M and F [2015] EWFC B214 (17 December 2015)

Fact-finding and threshold criteria hearing in care proceedings concerning two children, one of whom had sustained head injuries.

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Tattersall v Tattersall [2016] EWCA Civ 486 (25 May 2016)

Husband's application for permission to appeal in respect of 3 orders made in relation to the enforcement of a financial remedy order made in December 2012.

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V-Z (Children), Re [2016] EWCA Civ 475 (25 May 2016)

Appeal against care orders in respect of four children of Czech heritage, and placement orders in respect of the youngest two. Appeal allowed.

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Staffordshire County Council v SRK [2016] EWCOP 27 (24 May 2016)

Judgment concerning issue of whether care regime for a man lacking capacity is a deprivation of liberty that has to be authorised by the Court of Protection

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M v F (Covert Recording of Children) [2016] EWFC 29 (16 May 2016)

Judgment including judicial warning about covert recording of children involved in family proceedings.

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S, Re [2015] EWHC 4159 (Fam) (20 August 2015)

Judgment concerning reporting restriction order in case concerning the 'radicalisation' of minors.

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X (A Child: Profound Needs) [2016] EWFC B36 (22 April 2016)

Care and placement proceedings concerning a five year old boy with profound needs.

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Z (A Child) (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam) (20 May 2016)

Surrogacy. Father refused parental order on the basis that the court cannot make an order on the application of a single parent. Application for a declaration of incompatibility.

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Davies & Anor v Davies [2016] EWCA Civ 463 (19 May 2016)

Appeal by parents against amount of award to daughter in respect of successful proprietary estoppel claim.

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Trott v Trott & Anor [2016] EWFC B35 (29 April 2016)

Applications to commit the husband and his new wife to prison for breaching orders made within financial remedy proceedings.

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E (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 473 (19 May 2016)

Appeal against findings of abuse made against a father and his teenage son in the course of care proceedings. Appeal allowed.

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A & B (children), Re [2016] EWFC B34 (26 April 2016)

Final hearing in application for care orders in respect of a girl aged 11 years and a boy aged 10 years, with a plan that they should be placed in long term foster care.

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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v BF [2016] EWCOP 26 (18 May 2016)

Application by NHS Trust for declaration as to capacity of a patient with paranoid schizophrenia to consent to or to refuse medical treatment for ovarian cancer, specifically a total abdominal hysterectomy.

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TJB v RJB [2016] EWHC 1171 (Fam) (06 May 2016)

Application by husband for declarations as to the meaning or effect of an order which was made by consent in March 2012.

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CP v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (CSM) (Child support : calculation of income) [2015] UKUT 391 (AAC) (09 July 2015)

Appeal by PWC in respect of calculation of NRP's income. Appeal allowed and case remitted for rehearing by FTT.

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OCC v F & P [2016] EWFC B33 (5 May 2016)

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

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Kent CC v M and K (Section 20: Declaration and Damages) [2016] EWFC 28 (13 May 2016)

Judgment dealing with final hearing of care proceedings concerning a 14 year old girl, and a claim on her behalf that the LA had breached her Art 6 & Art 8 rights.

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D (deprivation of liberty declaration), Re [2016] EWFC B31 (13 May 2016)

Final hearing of care proceedings concerning a ten year old boy, including application by local authority to deprive child of his liberty by accommodating him in a care home.

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RBC v I & G [2016] EWFC B32 (13 May 2016)

Applications for care and placement orders in respect of a one year old child.

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Cumbria County Council v M & Ors [2016] EWFC 27 (06 May 2016)

Further hearing in care proceedings concerning child whose father was found to be responsible for the death of her younger brother, following disclosure of fresh evidence.

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Cumbria County Council v M & Ors [2014] EWFC 18 (15 July 2014)

Care proceedings concerning child who was removed from her parents when they were arrested on suspicion of having murdered her younger brother.

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PH v AH [2016] EWHC 1131 (Fam) (09 May 2016)

Application by a father for the return of his daughter to Poland.

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Local Authority X v HI & Ors [2016] EWHC 1123 (Fam) (12 May 2016)

Application by a Guardian for an order restraining a local authority from disclosing to the parents of a child in care a piece of information which that child has shared with professionals.

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X (Foreign Surrogacy: Child's Name), Re [2016] EWHC 1068 (Fam) (21 January 2016)

Application for a parental order in respect of child born following surrogacy arrangement in Nepal.

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RM, Re [2016] EWCOP 25 (12 May 2016)

Application by Public Guardian for the partial revocation of a Lasting Power of Attorney for property and financial affairs, and the revocation of an LPA for health and welfare.

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O, Re (Withdrawl of Medical Treatment) [2016] EWCOP 24 (25 April 2016)

Application by NHS Trust for a declaration that their staff may lawfully withdraw treatment from a woman who had suffered profound brain damage.

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K (Care Order), Re [2016] EWFC B30 (04 May 2016)

 Final hearing in care proceedings concerning 16 year old child.

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RA (Baby Relinquished for Adoption: Case Management) [2016] EWFC 25 (06 May 2016)

Case management hearing in adoption proceedings in which the maternal grandmother in Latvia has expressed interest in caring for the baby.

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E (Female Genital Mutilation and Permission to Remove) [2016] EWHC 1052 (Fam) (22 April 2016)

Application by father for permission to remove children to Nigeria, following false application by mother for FGM order.

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Migliaccio v Migliaccio [2016] EWHC 1055 (Fam) (26 April 2016)

Wife's application for a judgment summons against the husband in respect of arrears of child periodical payments and an unpaid costs order.

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N (A Child: Low Level Falls), Re [2016] EWFC B29 (25 April 2016)

Care proceedings concerning two children, one of whom had suffered head injuries.

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JC (Discharge of Care Order : Legal Aid) , Re [2015] EWFC B39 (14 April 2015)

Application to discharge care order, in which the father did not have legal aid.

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T v R (Maintenance after remarriage: agreement) [2016] EWFC 26 (02 March 2016)

Application by wife to strike out husband's application to vary agreement to pay spousal maintenance following wife's remarriage. Strike out declined.

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Singha v Heer [2016] EWCA Civ 424 (16 February 2016)

Appeal by wife against order declaring that third party held a 50% interest in former matrimonial home. Appeal dismissed.

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FJ [a child], Re [2016] EWFC B28 (04 May 2016)

Applications for care and placement orders in respect of child born on 7th November 2015.

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Buchleither v Germany (Application No 20106/13) (28 April 2016)

Private law children – Contact – Suspension – Art 8, European Convention.

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HA (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Final Order) [2015] EWHC 4172 (Fam) (07 September 2015)

Final judgment in long-running care proceedings concerning a Lithuanian boy.

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LN (A Child) (Without Notice Application for Summary Return) [2016] EWHC 1033 (Fam) (29 April 2016)

Application by father for summary return of child from Angola.

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Leicester City Council v T [2016] EWFC 20 (28 January 2016)

Care proceedings in respect of three children whose mother was believed to be intending to take them to Isis-controlled territory.

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A (False allegations of abuse) [2016] EWFC B27 (28 April 2016)

Fact finding hearing in private law proceedings concerning six year old child.

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