PBC v JMA & Ors [2018] EWCOP 19 (16 th April 2018)

Application by attorney for property and affairs for authority to make gifts from donor's estate exceeding £7 million, in order to reduce inheritance tax liabilities.

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Green v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (CSM) [2018] UKUT 240 (AAC) (18 July 2018)

This case analyses regulation 71 of the Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations 2012 (diversion of income) and how it operates in relation to the transfer of an asset that was not generating any income at the time of transfer.

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YZ v Leicester City Council & Ors [2018] EWHC 2262 (Fam) (19 July 2018)

Application by the children’s father for discharge of a care order made in 2016.

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Tattersall v Tattersall [2018] EWCA Civ 1978 (26 July 2018)

Husband's 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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LXA & Anor v Willcox [2018] EWHC 2256 (QB) (23 August 2018)

Claim for damages for personal injuries and other losses arising out of sexual and physical abuse suffered at the hands of adoptive parents.

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Banfield v Campbell [2018] EWHC 1943 (Ch) (24 July 2018)

Claim by cohabitant of deceased for reasonable financial provision from estate.

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B (A Child: Immunisation) [2018] EWFC 56 (22 August 2018)

Application by mother for specific issue order to permit her to arrange for child to be immunised.

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AW v KJ [2018] EWHC 2229 (Fam) (25 June 2018 )

Application by the father for the return of child from Russia. Application refused.

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A v A [2018] EWHC 2194 (Fam) (17 August 2018)

Replacement financial remedies judgment, following successful appeal against earlier judgment.

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Y v A Healthcare NHS Trust & Ors [2018] EWCOP 18 (02 August 2018)

Application by wife for a declaration that, notwithstanding his incapacity, it was lawful for husband's sperm to be retrieved and stored prior to his death.

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W (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 1904 (15 August 2018)

Appeal by father against order setting aside previous order requiring mother to return child to Spain. Appeal dismissed.

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Sparkasse Koln Bonn v Cutts & Anor [2018] EWHC 1879 (Ch) (30 July 2018)

Determination of beneficial interest in a claim for an order for sale pursuant to a final charging order.

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F v M [2018] EWHC 2106 (Fam) (03 August 2018)

Appeal by father against refusal to register Russian order that child reside with him. Appeal dismissed.

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Kliers v Schmerler & Anor [2018] EWHC 1350 (Ch) (30 April 2018)

The applicant was claiming declarations as to the beneficial ownership of a property, the registered legal ownership of which was her brother. He had obtained a mortgage to buy the property on behalf of the applicant and her then husband as their credit rating was not sufficient. The declarations were granted.

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A-F (Children) (No 2) [2018] EWHC 2129 (Fam) (08 August 2018)

Further hearing in connection with test cases relating to seven children, raising various substantive and procedural questions in relation to the interface between care proceedings and the requirements of Article 5 of the Convention.

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Venables, Re (No 2 [2018] EWHC 2128 (Fam) (08 August 2018)

Further hearing within application to vary injunction conferring lifelong anonymity on child convicted of murder.

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EF and GH (Children) [2018] EWHC 1960 (Fam) (23 May 2018)

Proceedings relating to two children whose mother requested the local authority to accommodate them, following a diagnosis of terminal cancer. Judgment dealing with issue of whether threshold criteria satisfied.

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Various Incapacitated Persons, Re (Appointment of Trust Corporations As Deputies) [2018] EWCOP 3 (25 January 2018)

Judgment concerning applications in respect of 36 different persons, seeking the appointment as property and affairs deputy of a trust corporation.

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WM v JD Hague Convention : Consent : Grave risk of Harm : Children's objections) [2017] EWFC B113 (20 October 2017)

Application by mother for summary return of children to South Africa. Return ordered.

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YS v MN (Summary return to Algeria) [2017] EWFC B112 (20 October 2017)

Mother’s application for summary return of the parties’ son to Algeria. Return ordered.

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M (Children: Abuse) [2018] EWFC B41 (31 July 2018)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concerning three children.

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PA v CK & Ors [2018] EWHC 2004 (Fam) (06 July 2018)

Application by father for permission to appeal order that he should have no direct contact with the child.

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C (A Child) Schedule 1 Children Act Variation [2018] EWFC B40 (1 August 2018)

Application by father to vary Sch 1 order, following order that the child should live with him.

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Akhter v Khan [2018] EWFC 54 (31 July 2018)

Judgment considering issue of whether an Islamic marriage ceremony creates an invalid or void marriage in English law.

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Ubbi & Anori (Minors) v Ubbi [2018] EWHC 1396 (Ch) (27 July 2018)

Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 case where the infant children of the deceased husband and his extra-marital partner claimed that his will (which pre-dated their births) did not make any provision for them after he left everything to his wife.

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A & B v C [2018] EWHC 2048 (Fam) (30 July 2018)

Application by maternal family in Poland for contact with child, following death of child's mother.

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