De Gafforj (Appeal: Hadkinson Order) [2018] EWCA Civ 2070 (20 September 2018)

Application by W for order preventing H from pursuing an appeal, on the basis that he is in contempt of court by having failed to comply with orders for maintenance pending suit, costs and a legal services payment order. Application granted.

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CF v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and CG (CSM) (Child support - other) [2018] UKUT 276 (AAC) (2 August 2018)

Child support appeal concerning issue of extent to which each parent had the day to day care of child.

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A Local Authority v A Mother & Ors (Welfare) [2018] EWHC 2056 (Fam) (22 June 2018)

Welfare hearing in care proceedings relating to child of family that had returned from Syria, where they lived in territory controlled by Islamic state.

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A Local Authority v A Mother & Ors (Fact-Finding) [2018] EWHC 2054 (Fam) (05 March 2018)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings relating to child of family that had returned from Syria, where they lived in territory controlled by Islamic state.

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The London Borough of Enfield v Matrix Deputies Ltd & Anor [2018] EWCOP 22 (24 September 2018)

Further judgment in applications by public guardian for discharge of appointments of property and affairs deputies for 44 individuals.

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B-P (Children : adoption Or Fostering) [2018] EWCA Civ 2042 (20 September 2018)

Appeal from an order refusing a local authority's application for placement orders in relation to three very young children. Appeal allowed.

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SH, Re [2018] EWCOP 21 (17 September 2018)

Application for the appointment of the holder of a specified office or position (as distinct from a named individual holding such office at the time of the appointment) as a property and affairs deputy.

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LKH v TQA AL Z (Interim maintenance and pound for pound costs funding) [2018] EWHC 2436 (Fam) (24 July 2018)

Application by W under Part III MFPA 1984. Order, inter alia, injuncting H from paying any further money to his solicitors unless he pays an equal amount to the wife's solicitors.

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K (A Child : Threshold Findings) [2018] EWCA Civ 2044 (04 September 2018)

Care proceedings. Appeal against finding that threshold had not been made out. Appeal allowed.

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TP v PRBP [2018] EWHC 2433 (Fam) (26 July 2018)

Financial remedies application in which the issue of the capacity of the husband was raised.

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M (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 2043 (04 September 2018)

Father's application for permission to appeal against order requiring him to secure return of child from Thailand. Application refused.

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Bhusate v Patel & Ors [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch) (13 September 2018)

The claimant was the third wife of the deceased (who died in 1990) and was making three primary claims: (1) that she was now the sole beneficial owner of the property; (2) in the alternative, that she and the defendants (the deceased's children from his first marriage) became equitable co-owners of the property; (3) in the further alternative, she said that she was entitled, as against the deceased's estate, to her statutory legacy and a capitalised life interest, plus interest at 6% per annum since the date of his death.

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Z (A Child - Care Proceedings - Separate Representation) [2018] EWFC B57 (29 June 2018)

Care proceedings concerning 14 year old child. Judgment dealing with issue of whether child should instruct his own solicitor, he disagreeing with guardian as to appropriate outcome.

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The London Borough of Harrow v AT & Anor [2017] EWCOP 37 (14 May 2018)

Judgment addressing costs of proceedings brought by London Borough of Harrow in respect of living arrangements for man which amounted to a deprivation of his liberty.

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R-H (Special Guardianship Order) [2018] EWFC B53 (06 September 2018)

Care proceedings concerning 6 year old child. Special guardianship order made in favour of paternal great aunt.

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Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v S [2018] EWHC 2323 (Fam) (16 July 2018)

Application for committal of son of man lacking capacity for alleged breaches of injunctive orders.

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E (Care Orders) [2018] EWFC B52 (05 July 2018)

Care proceedings concerning 3 children whose mother originates from Zambia and whose father is Nigerian.

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William. Re (dismissal of application for a Placement Order) [2018] EWFC B51 (27 July 2018)

Hearing of applications for care and placement orders in relation to a one year old child. Placement application dismissed.

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Ricky, Re (the making of a Placement Order) [2018] EWFC B50 (13 July 2018)

Hearing of applications for care and placement orders in relation to a one year old child.

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R v K [2018] EWFC 59 (04 September 2018)

Judgment in financial remedy proceedings, in which the central issue was whether the husband and his business associates had fabricated or exaggerated the husband's liabilities, in an attempt to defeat the wife’s claim.

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MV (Care and Placement Orders) [2018 EWFC B48 (16 August 18)

Application for care and placement orders in relation to two children.

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G (Care and Placeement Orders) [2018 EWFC B47 (08 August 2018)

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

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L (Care Orders) [2018] EWFC B46 (30 August 2018)

Application for care orders in relation to three children.

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A (Care Orders) [2018] EWFC B45 (17 August 2018)

Application for care and placement orders in relation to a two year old child.

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E (Care Orders and Placement Orders) [2018] EWFC B44 (10 August 2018)

Final hearing in care and placement proceedings concerning six children.

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F (Care and Placement Orders) [2018] EWFC B43 (30 July 2018)

Final hearing in care and placement proceedings concerning four children.

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A v A [2018] EWFC B42 (06 July 2018)

Final hearing of wife's application for all forms of financial remedy, including consideration of disputed property values, non-disclosure and the drawing of adverse inferences against the husband.

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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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A (A Child : adoption) [2017] EWHC 3832 (Fam) (12 December 2017)

Care and placement proceedings in relation to a child of a Romanian mother and an Egyptian father.

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London Borough of Lambeth v MCS & Anor [2018] EWCOP 20 (31 August 2018)

Costs hearing in proceedings relating to the repatriation of a Colombian woman lacking capacity, who had been kept in hospital for over 3 years. Costs orders made against both Local Authority and Clinical Commissioning Group.

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London Borough of Lambeth v MCS & Anor [2018] EWCOP 14 (31 August 2018)

Proceedings relating to the repatriation of a Colombian woman lacking capacity, who had been kept in hospital for over 3 years.

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Leicestershire County Council v AB & Ors [2018] EWFC 58 (31 August 2018)

Combined fact-finding and welfare hearing in care proceedings concerning two children.

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