C v D & Anor [2018] EWHC 3312 (Fam) (28 September 2018)

Application by mother of child for orders removing the father’s parental responsibility, a change of surname, and for an extension of a non-molestation order.

Full report: Bailii

Moore v Moore & Anor [2018] EWCA Civ 2669 (27 November 2018)

Appeal against decision in proprietary estoppel case involving a family farm.

Full report: Bailii

Z (Embryo Adoption: Declaration of Non-Parentage) [2018] EWFC 68 (10 July 2018)

Application for a declaration of non-parentage in respect of child born as a result of embryo adoption.

Full report: Bailii

P (Declaration of Parentage: PP Form Mistake) [2018] EWFC 74 (25 October 2018)

Application for declaration of parentage following the discovery of an incorrect date on the PP form.

Full report: Bailii

A Local Authority v M and F & Ors (care orders and wardship) [2018] EWHC 3295 (Fam) (28 September 2018)

Care/placement/wardship proceedings in relation to 7 children, one of whom resides in Pakistan.

Full report: Bailii

US v SR [2018] EWHC 3207 (Fam) (29 November 2018)

Further judgment in long-running proceedings, concerning implementation of financial remedies order.

Full report: Bailii

RR v MM [2018] EWHC 3252 (Fam) (18 October 2018)

Application by father for permission to appeal against orders made in private law proceedings, including refusal of judge to recuse herself on the grounds of bias. Application refused.

Full report: Bailii

SR v A Local Authority & Anor [2018] EWCOP 36 (06 June 2018)

Proceedings concerning 83 year old woman with Alzheimer's. Application by local authority for orders restricting her contact with her husband.

Full report: Bailii

M & Ors v Liverpool City Council [2018] EWFC B69 (12 November 2018)

Application prior to fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, concerning the method by which a vulnerable witness should give evidence.

Full report: Bailii

Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008 (Case AM), Re [2018] EWHC 3178 (Fam) (23 November 2018)

Further case in which partner of mother of child born as a result of IVF treatment seeks a declaration that they are the child's legal parent, following administrative failure by clinic providing treatment.

Full report: Bailii

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Hill [2018] EWCOP 35 (16 July 2018)

Proceedings concerning 82 year old man with dementia. Application for committal of respondent for breach of certain injunctive orders.

Full report: Bailii

C v C [2018] EWHC 3186 (Fam) (22 November 2018)

W's financial remedy application, in which the single issue was the extent to which there should be a departure from equality on the basis of H's post-separation endeavours and his creation of what he asserted to be non-matrimonial property.

Full report: Bailii

Olu-Williams v Olu-Williams [2018] EWHC 2464 (Fam) (21 September 2018)

Application by wife for husband's committal for contempt in failing to comply with specific orders or undertakings in financial remedy proceedings.

Full report: Bailii

WG v HG [2018] EWFC 84 (30 July 2018)

Final hearing of wife's financial remedies claim. Wife awarded £4.05 million, on a clean break basis.

Full report: Bailii

Egeneonu v Egeneonu [2018] EWCA Civ 2565 (15 November 2018)

Appeal by contemnor against length of sentence of imprisonment for breach of orders relating to the return of children from Nigeria. Appeal dismissed.

Full report: Bailii

RAO v ROO & Anor [2018] EWCOP 33 (25 October 2018)

Proceedings regarding the continued medical treatment of a 61 year old woman suffering post-stroke dementia.

Full report: Bailii

J (A Child : application for a care order) [2018] EWHC 2840 (Fam) (19 October 2018)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of child whose half-brother had been made subject to a care order following a finding that he had suffered serious inflicted injuries at the hands of either his mother or his father.

Full report: Bailii

IX v IY [2018] EWHC 3053 (Fam) (16 October 2018)

Final hearing of wife's financial remedies claim in case with estimated assets of £38 million, including consideration of principles of sharing, needs and compensation.

Full report: Bailii

LM v KD [2018] EWHC 3057 (Fam) (12 November 2018)

Appeals in TOLATA and CA Sch 1 proceedings, where the principal question arising was whether jurisdiction in respect of the matters in issue lay, as the wife claimed, with the courts of England and Wales or, as the husband maintained, with the courts of Italy.

Full report: Bailii

K (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 2512 (08 August 2018)

Appeal against order refusing to direct local authority to return child to the care of the mother upon his anticipated release from hospital, where he was being treated for meningitis. Appeal allowed.

Full report: Bailii

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust v JF & Anor [2018] EWCOP 32 (20 July 2018)

Application by NHS Trust for declarations in relation to the treatment of a woman who had suffered a severe brain injury and who has terminal cancer.

Full report: Bailii

D, E, F and G (Children : Art 15 - transfer of the proceedings) (Rev 2) [2017] EWHC 3078 (Fam) (19 September 2017)

Care proceedings concerning 4 children. Application for transfer of proceedings to Romania. Application refused.

Full report: Bailii

Egeneonu v Egeneonu [2018] EWHC 3029 (Fam) (05 October 2018)

Application by mother for committal of man she claims to be father's brother, for breach of orders relating to the return of children from Nigeria.

Full report: Bailii

NN v AS & Ors [2018] EWHC 2973 (Fam) (06 November 2018)

Claim by wife following Egyptian divorce, including determining interests of wider family members in various properties.

Full report: Bailii

HC (A Minor : Deprivation of Liberty) [2018] EWHC 2961 (Fam) (05 November 2018)

Application by LA for court to determine whether 13 year-old's placement constitutes a deprivation of his liberty and, if so, for authorisation.

Full report: Bailii

Z v Kent County Council (Revocation of placement order - Failure to assess Mother's capacity and Grandparents) [2018] EWFC B65 (18 October 2018)

Care proceedings. Placement order revoked and special guardianship orders made in favour of current carers.

Full report: Bailii

MR v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and & Anor (Child support - maintenance assessments/calculations) [2018] UKUT 340 (AAC) (12 October 2018)

Appeal by father against decision that he was the NRP.

Full report: Bailii

Hart v Hart [2018] EWHC 2966 (Fam) (05 November 2018)

Committal hearing following finding of contempt in relation to the implementation of a financial remedies order.

Full report: Bailii

Manchester City Council Legal Services v LC & Anor [2018] EWCOP 30 (24 October 2018)

Further judgment in proceedings in relation to a 23 year old woman with learning difficulties, concerning protecting her from inappropriate relationships with men.

Full report: Bailii

D (A child : parental alienation) [2018] EWFC B64 (19 October 2018)

Proceedings regarding arrangements for 13 year old child. Fact-finding hearing considering allegations that the father had abused the child, and that that the mother had systematically alienated the child from the father.

Full report: Bailii