AR, Re [2018] EWCOP B8 (28 March 2018)

Judgment dealing with application for appointment of property and affairs deputy, raising issues relating to the validity of the orders relied on by the deputy to enable him to charge remuneration.

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SHC NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group v LB & Anor [2018] EWCOP 7 (28 March 2018)

Application for costs by Official Solicitor in relation to withdrawn test cases by NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group seeking clarification of the law concerning the deprivation of liberty of mentally incapacitated adults.

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P v C & Ors [2018] EWHC 693 (Fam) (28 March 2018)

Welfare judgment in child arrangement proceedings, following finding that the children had suffered significant emotional harm as a result of their mother's behaviour.

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B (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 614 (27 March 2018)

Appeal against dismissal of application by mother for summary return of children to Spain. Appeal allowed.

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A County Council v KO & Ors [2018] EWFC 21 (01 March 2018)

Final hearing of care and placement proceedings in relation to two children.

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T (A Child), Re [2018] EWCA Civ 650 (28 March 2018)

Appeal by paternal grandmother against order placing child for adoption. Appeal allowed.

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C (A Child), R v [2018] EWHC 557 (Fam) (16 March 2018)

Application by mother for permission to appeal against order that the child should live with her father. Permission refused.

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Lancashire County Council v P (Injured Child to Poland) [2017] EWFC B100 (06 July 2017)

Final hearing of care proceedings concerning child of Polish parents.

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S (Care Proceedings Extremism) [2018] EWHC 645 (Fam) (27 March 2018)

Judgment dealing with interim care plans and placement for two younger children of a sibling group of four, where children alleged that parents tried to influence them into adopting extremist views.

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Z & Y (Children : Care Proceedings) [2018] EWHC 644 (Fam) (27 March 2018)

Care proceedings concerning two children, involving concerns regarding their safety and welfare, arising from criminal charges brought against the father of the younger child.

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Lukjanenko v Medway Council [2018] EWCA Civ 612 (27 March 2018)

Appeal by father of child taken into care against committal order for breach of RRO and POHA order. Appeal dismissed.

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SR v HR [2018] EWHC 606 (Fam) (23 March 2018)

Appeal by husband against financial remedies order made in 2017, to replace orders made in 2012 and 2013, which were not implemented. Appeal allowed.

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AB, Re [2016] EWCOP 66 (20 December 2016)

Judgment approving HIV treatment regime for woman lacking capacity, involving the administration of medication to her on a basis of deception.

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H (A Child) [2018] EWHC 610 (Fam) (07 March 2018)

Judgment considering issue of possible fact-finding hearing regarding historic abuse allegations against partner of child's aunt, with whom the child is residing.

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Secretary of State for the Home Department -v- Skripal and Another [2018] EWCOP 6 (22 March 2018)

Judgment allowing Salisbury NHS Trust to take blood samples from Sergei and Yulia Skripal and provide them to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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A v R & Anor (Appeal of Summary Determination) [2018] EWHC 521 (Fam) (21 March 2018)

Appeal by father against child arrangements order. Appeal allowed in part.

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EA v NA [2018] EWHC 583 (Fam) (02 March 2018)

Claim by wife seeking a declaration that her husband had either died or, alternatively, had not been known to be alive for a period of at least seven years.

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Borg v El Zubaidy [2018] EWHC 432 (Fam) (26 February 2018)

Judgment on the mother's application to commit the father to prison for breach of an order requiring him to cause the return of three children to the jurisdiction.

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Y v H & Anor [2017] EWHC 3698 (Fam) (22 December 2017)

Judgment considering issue of whether the courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction over child in respect of matters of parental responsibility or whether jurisdiction now rests with the courts of Northern Ireland.

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SW (No 2), Re [2017] EWCOP 30 (07 December 2017)

Application by son of woman lacking capacity for a declaration that it shall be unlawful for the Inland Revenue to effect forced entry of her property, or to restrict her liberty of movement without permission from the Court of Protection.

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OCC v L [2018] EWFC B13 (23 February 2018)

Final hearing of care proceedings in respect of two children.

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AAM v KG [2018] EWHC 283 (Fam) (12 January 2018)

Appeal by a husband against orders granting a decree of nullity, and refusing to set the decree aside. Appeal dismissed.

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DO & BO (Temprorary Relocation to China), Re [2017] EWHC 858 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Application by mother for permission to take two children to China for a holiday. Permission refused.

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Hart v Hart [2018] EWHC 548 (Fam) (23 February 2018)

Application by wife for husband's committal for contempt in relation to implementation of financial remedies order.

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JMK, Re [2018] EWCOP 5 (13 March 2018)

Application for an order to recognise a Canadian Power of Attorney.

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Hart v Hart [2018] EWHC 549 (Fam) (15 March 2018)

Sentencing judgment following finding that husband had been in contempt in relation to implementation of financial remedies order.

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Herefordshire Council v AB [2018] EWFC 10 (1 February 2018)

Judgment concerning two unconnected young people accommodated by the local authority for a number of years prior to the issue of care proceedings.

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A, B, C, D and E (Children: Placement Orders: Separating Siblings) [2018] EWFC B11 (15 March 2018)

Care and placement proceedings concerning 5 children, in which the issues related to placement and contact options.

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Bloom v Bloom [2018] EWFC B10 (02 February 2018)

Further hearing in financial remedy proceedings, concerning publication of judgments.

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Bloom v Bloom [2017] EWFC B109 (04 December 2017)

Final hearing of wife's financial remedies application.

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Bloom v Bloom [2017] EWFC B108 (02 May 2017)

Preliminary hearing in financial remedy proceedings, to determine issues relating to the beneficial ownership of a French property acquired in the name of the husband.

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JAL v LSW [2017] EWHC 3699 (Fam) (06 December 2017)

Proceedings concerning arrangements for an 8 year old child, in which the mother sought permission to take him to live with her in Hong Kong.

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Egeneonu v Egeneonu & Anor [2018] EWHC 524 (Fam) (28 February 2018)

Further hearing in proceedings in which the children were taken to Nigeria and not permitted to return.

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Northamptonshire County Council v AB & Anor [2017] EWHC 3695 (Fam) (31 July 2017)

Care and placement proceedings in relation to 4 children. Care plan for children to be rehabilitated to the mother, following admission by parents that there had been serial domestic abuse by the father of the mother.

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French v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Anor [2018] EWCA Civ 470 (13 March 2018)

Appeal by father against decision in the Upper Tribunal that his income from gambling was earnings from gainful employment such that it could be part of a child support assessment. Appeal allowed.

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Maughan v Wilmot [2018] EWHC 273 (Fam) (25 January 2018)

Further judgment in long-running financial remedy proceedings dealing, inter alia, with variation of a child maintenance order and enforcement of arrears.

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X (A Child : foreign surrogacy) [2018] EWFC 15 (13 March 2018)

Application for a parental order following a foreign surrogacy arrangement, considering issues of the applicants' platonic relationship and the fact that they lived in separate households.

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C (interim judgment on expert evidence) [2018] EWFC B9 (24 January 2018)

Care and placement proceedings concerning a 1 year old child. Interim judgment explaining the need for further expert evidence.

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M, Re [2018] EWCOP 4 (08 February 2018)

Appeal by mother and father in law of woman lacking capacity against order relating to where she should reside. Appeal allowed.

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ROYER v. HUNGARY - 9114/16 (Judgment : Respect for family life : Fourth Section) [2018] ECHR 215 (06 March 2018)

Application by father alleging breach of Art 8 rights by Hungarian court, for failure to order return of abducted child. Held, no breach as court found Art 13(b) defence made out, as it was entitled to do.

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Mensah v Mensah [2018] EWHC 484 (Fam) (09 March 2018)

Appeal by wife against registration of French divorce order, on the basis that she did not receive proper notice of the French divorce. Appeal dismissed.

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RS v LS & LMP [2018] EWHC 449 (Fam) (07 March 2018)

Application by wife to set aside judgment for costs obtained by her former solicitors, who acted for her in the context of financial remedy proceedings.

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Kirklees Council v LS & Anor [2018] EWFC 12 (20 February 2018)

Care proceedings, where the issue was whether a boy should be placed for adoption, or left to live within the care and fostering system for the remainder of his childhood, but remaining in close contact with his sisters.

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C (A Child : Serious Physical Injuries : Fact Finding) [2018] EWFC 13 (22 February 2018)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings in relation to a 7 month old child, concerned with issue of which parent caused her injuries.

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X and Y (Children) [2018] EWHC 451 (Fam) (08 March 2018)

Care and placement proceedings concerning two teenage girls. Applications by local authority concerning what role, if any, the girls' father should play in the proceedings.

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DAM (Children), Re [2018] EWCA Civ 386 (08 March 2018)

Appeal by mother against care orders in relation to two of three children. Appeal dismissed.

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AB v HT & Ors [2018] EWCOP 2 (26 January 2018)

Fact-finding hearing in complex proceedings concerning a 37-year-old woman lacking capacity.

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AG and AB (Children) [2018] EWHC 381 (Fam) (28 February 2018)

Appeal against order that children habitually resident in Canada and that court had no jurisdiction to determine father's application for a child arrangements order. Appeal dismissed.

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Habberfield v Habberfield [2018] EWHC 317 (Ch) (23 February 2018)

Application by daughter claiming entitlement to the entirety of the family farm, owned by her deceased father, or such lesser sum as the court thought fit. The claim was brought against her mother in proprietary estoppel and alternatively under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

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MB, Re [2017] EWCOP 35 (14 August 2017)

Application to challenge standard DoL authorisation on behalf of man with learning disability, an autism spectrum disorder and complex epilepsy.

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G (A Child - Female Genital Mutilation) [2017] EWFC B106 (31 October 2017)

 Application for a female genital mutilation protection order in relation to a 9 month old child.

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Y (Children) (Radicalisation) (Finding of Fact 2), Re [2016] EWHC 3825 (Fam) (7 December 2016)

Final hearing in wardship/care proceedings concerning 3 children suspected of being subjected to Islamic radicalisation.

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Y (Children) (Radicalisation: Interim Removal), Re [2016] EWHC 3827 (Fam) (24 August 2016)

Further hearing in wardship/care proceedings concerning 3 children suspected of being subjected to Islamic radicalisation.

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Y children (Findings of Fact as to Radicalisation) Part 1, Re [2016] EWHC 3826 (Fam) (19 August 2016)

Fact-finding hearing in wardship/care proceedings concerning 3 children suspected of being subjected to Islamic radicalisation.

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A v A [2018] EWHC 340 (Fam) (28 February 2018)

Appeal by husband against order varying terms of consent order made in 2011, on the basis of a change in circumstances. Appeal allowed in part.

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