G-P (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 56 (31 January 2019)

Care proceedings. Appeal by childminder against findings of fact in in relation to injuries suffered by child. Appeal dismissed.

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Daga v Bangur [2018] EWFC 91 (11 December 2018)

Application by husband for a lump sum payment, or other capital provision from the wife, focusing on two discretionary trust funds of which the wife was the settlor and is a beneficiary.

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HA (A Child : placement of a child abroad) [2019] EWFC B2 (09 January 2019 )

Care proceedings concerning 5 year old child of Pakistani heritage. Application by local authority for authority to take him to Kashmir for 3 months for assessment as to whether it is in his best interests to live with the paternal grandparents.

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K & C (Children: Finding of Fact), Re [2018] EWFC B85 (12 October 2018)

Care proceedings concerning twin. Fact-finding hearing to ascertain who caused the injuries to one of the children.

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R (A Child : application under s51A of the Adoption and Children Act 2002) [2018] EWFC B84 (14 November 2018)

Application by mother for permission to make an application for contact with adopted daughter. Permission refused.

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RC (A Child) [2019] EWHC 131 (Fam) (29 January 2019)

Appeal by mother against refusal of application for permission to permanently remove child to a country in Africa.

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BC v BG [2019] EWFC 7 (28 January 2019)

Application by W that the final arbitral award should not be made an order of the court. Application rejected.

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Gloucestershire County Council v JD & Ors [2018] EWHC 3553 (Fam) (07 December 2018)

Care proceedings. Fact-finding hearing to establish how one of the children sustained life-threatening head chest and abdominal injuries.

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Lemmens v Barbara Brouwers (Ex Lemmens) [2018] EWCA Civ 2963 (27 November 2018)

Appeal by husband against costs order made at the conclusion of a hearing determining his application for a variation of periodical payments. Appeal dismissed.

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NW (Care Proceedings) [2018] EWFC B83 (22 August 2018)

Hearing of local authority’s application for public law orders in respect of three children. Children placed with father under child arrangements order.

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X (A Child), Re [2018] EWFC B82 (19 December 2018)

Final hearing of uncontested care and placement proceedings in relation to a child aged under one, whose siblings had already been adopted.

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H, Re [2018] EWHC 3761 (Fam) (18 December 2018)

Judgment dismissing committal application due to fatal errors in the process.

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A Local Authority v BF [2018] EWCA Civ 2962 (21 December 2018)

Application for permission to appeal by a local authority against orders made under the inherent jurisdiction in relation to where a 97-year-old man should reside.

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Northamptonshire County Council v M & N [2018] EWFC 82 (02 February 2018)

Care proceedings in relation to a two year old boy, in which the local authority alleged that the mother had fabricated and exaggerated medical symptoms in him throughout the whole of his life.
Special guardianship order in favour of his maternal grandparents.

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The Royal Borough of Greenwich v A & Ors (Adoption: Special Guardianship) [2018] EWFC 87 (17 August 2018)

Hearing of a number of applications relating to two children, including for their adoption and for an SGO in favour of their maternal aunt.

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A (Foreign Adoption Recognition) [2018] EWHC 3468 (Fam) (05 November 2018)

Application for recognition of an adoption order made in the Philippines in 2006 relating to young person aged 18 years.

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B (Adoption: Surrogacy and Parental Responsibility) [2018] EWFC 86 (21 Novenber 2018)

Adoption application in relation to child who was born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement entered into in the Ukraine.

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A Local Authority v X and Y (Adoption) [2018] EWFC 55 (26 June 2018)

Application for an adoption order relating to a young person who was eighteen years old.

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M v Derbyshire County Council & Ors [2018] EWHC 3734 (Fam) (31 August 2018)

Application by mother for permission to reopen findings of fact made in the course of public law proceedings. Application dismissed.

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S v D (Hague Convention: Domestic Abuse: Undertakings: Return to Third State) [2019] EWHC 56 (Fam) (15 January 2019)

Application by father for summary return of child to Hungary. Mother sought to establish that there was a grave risk that return of child to Germany (where they were last habitually resident) or Hungary (where the father now lives) would expose him to physical or psychological harm.

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AR v JR [2018] EWHC 3626 (Fam) (28 November 2018)

Application for wife's financial remedies application to be struck out on the basis that it is (a), vexatious, and/or duplicative and/or (b), on the basis there has been prior compromise.

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AH v AMH F (Summary return of child to Sudan) [2018] EWHC 2981 (Fam) (19 October 2018)

Final hearing of the mother's application for the summary return of the parties' son to the Republic of the Sudan. Return ordered.

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