Office of the Public Guardian v PGO & Ors, Re: BGO [2019] EWCOP 13 (5 April 2019)

Judgment considering whether LPAs were valid, notwithstanding that they had been witnessed by one of the attorneys.

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W v H [2019] EWFC B19 (05 March 2019)

Application by wife to set aside consent order on grounds of undue influence, duress, fraudulent non-disclosure, and lack of legal advice.

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NKR & Anor v The Thomson Snell And Passmore Trust Corporation Ltd [2019] EWCOP 15 (21 March 2019)

Application for the discharge of the appointment of an existing professional property and affairs deputy, and the appointment of another instead.

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Giusti v Ferragamo [2019] EWCA Civ 691 (17 April 2019)

Appeal by wife against order staying her English divorce petition, and dismissing her application for a single joint expert to be instructed to provide an opinion on Italian law.

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G-L-T (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 717 (17 April 2019)

Care proceedings. Appeal by father against finding that he had 'failed to protect' his son by failing to inform various medical professionals that he was no longer suffering from seizures or apnoea. Appeal allowed.

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Vasilyeva v Shemyakin [2019] EWHC 932 (Fam) (16 April 2019)

Application by wife for leave to apply for financial relief in England and Wales following Russian divorce. Leave granted.

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Thum v Thum [2019] EWFC 25 (16 April 2019)

Judgment in financial remedy proceedings concerning disclosure of the contents of a flash drive belonging to the husband.

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Grandison & Anor v Joseph [2019] EWHC 977 (Fam) (01 April 2019)

Appeal by husband against order requiring him to transfer the legal title to 42 properties from either the joint names of the parties or the wife's name into his sole name, and obtain the release of the wife from her obligations under the mortgages on the properties. Appeal dismissed.

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SR v MA (Temporary Leave To Remove From the Jurisdiction) [2019] EWHC 435 (Fam) (25 February 2019)

Application by mother for permission to remove child temporarily from the jurisdiction of England & Wales for the purposes of spending holiday time with her at her home in Brazil.

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ET v ST [2018] EWHC 1109 (Fam) (13 April 2018)

Application by husband for costs in relation to enforcement of order requiring wife to deliver painting to him, including consideration of approach to dealing with false statement made by wife.

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H-L (Children: Summary Dismissal of Care Proceedings) [2019] EWCA Civ 704 (17 April 2019)

Appeal by local authority against summary dismissal of care proceedings. Appeal allowed.

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Baron & Ors (4 Defective Divorces) [2019] EWFC 26 (17 April 2019)

Applications by the Queen's Proctor for the setting aside of decrees in four different cases on the ground that the petitions had been presented before the expiration of the period of one year from the date of the marriage.

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H (Abduction: Retention In Non-Contracting State), Re [2019] EWCA Civ 672 (16 April 2019)

Appeal by mother against order under Hague Convention for return of child to Australia, on ground that the act relied on as constituting the alleged wrongful retention took place in a state which is not a party to the Convention. Appeal dismissed.

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RP (Appeal costs) [2019] EWCA Civ 680 (16 April 2019)

Application for  costs by foster carer, following successful appeal against care order.

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N (Surrogacy: Enduring Family Relationship; Child's Home) [2019] EWFC 21 (07 February 2019)

Application for parental order in relation to child born as a result of surrogacy arrangement, and for child arrangements order to determine how much time the child should spend with each parent.

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RJ v Tigipko [2019] EWHC 448 (Fam) (01 March 2019)

Proceedings concerning the removal of the children to the Ukraine by the mother. Further hearing relating to application by father to relax reporting restrictions.

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RJ v Tigipko [2019] EWHC 105 (Fam) (25 January 2019)

Proceedings concerning the removal of the children to the Ukraine by the mother. Application by father to relax reporting restrictions.

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MFS (Appeal: Transfer of Primary Care) [2019] EWHC 768 (Fam) (29 March 2019)

Application by mother for permission to appeal against order that child move to live with his father. Permission refused.

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FT v MM & Anor [2019] EWHC 935 (Fam) (12 April 2019)

Application by mother for return of adult child lacking capacity from USA.

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A Metropolitan District Council v M & Ors [2019] EWFC 15 (08 March 2019)

Care proceedings concerning six children, in which the central issue was how genital injuries to one of the children were caused.

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Pierburg v Pierburg [2019] EWFC 24 (11 April 2019)

Judgment considering whether there was jurisdiction for the petitioner wife to apply for divorce in England and Wales.

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TB v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Ors (Child support - other) [2019] UKUT 79 (AAC) (27 February 2019)

Upper Tribunal Judge Ward allowed the appeal by the non-resident father. who was applying for a supersession on the basis that his daughter had ceased to be a qualifying "child", being no longer in full-time non-advanced education. The First-tier Tribunal had made an error of law in refusing the application on the grounds that child benefit was still being paid.

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XW v XH [2019] EWCA Civ 549 (02 April 2019)

Application for a reporting restrictions order made on behalf of the Appellant wife, in advance of the hearing of her appeal in financial remedy proceedings.

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C (A Child: NAI) [2019] EWFC B15 (24 January 2019)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings, to ascertain the cause of injuries to the child.

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A (A Child) [2019] EWFC B16 (12 March 2019) U

Care and placement proceedings, in which the primary issue was domestic violence, and its impact on the parental relationship, and the consequential relevance for the child.

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ND v KD (Unsupervised Contact) [2019] EWFC B17 (20 February 2019)

Judgement concerning issue of whether father should have unsupervised contact with his children.

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A (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 609 (07 March 2019)

Appeal by father against dismissal of application for leave to oppose the making of adoption orders in respect of his two children. Appeal dismissed.

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O (A Child: Interim Care Order) [2019] EWCA Civ 583 (28 March 2019)

Appeal by local authority against decision to replace interim care order with interim supervision order. Appeal allowed.

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M (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 3038 (20 December 2018)

Application for permission to appeal considering whether an interim care order with a plan for removal immediately into foster care was necessary.

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Ipekçi v McConnell [2019] EWFC 19 (04 April 2019)

Judgment on husband's financial remedy claim. No weight given to prenuptial agreement.

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B (Children: Uncertain Perpetrator) [2019] EWCA Civ 575 (04 April 2019)

Care proceedings. Appeal raising question of principle about the proper approach to the identification of a perpetrator in circumstances where children had suffered significant harm as a result of alleged ill-treatment.

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JN (A Child) [2019] EWHC 850 (Fam) (04 April 2019)

Care and placement proceedings in relation to a profoundly deaf 16 month old child whose parents are living in Pakistan.

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Hammoud v Zawawi [2019] EWHC 839 (Fam) (15 March 2019)

Final hearing of wife's claim under Part III MFPA 1984.

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Office of the Public Guardian v Stalter [2018] EWCOP 27 (19 September 2018)

Application by the Public Guardian for the committal of respondent for alleged breaches of transparency orders.

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P-G (Children) V [2015] EWCA Civ 1025 (29 July 2015)

Appeal by father against findings of fact in child arrangements proceedings. Appeal allowed.

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G (Children : Intractable Dispute) [2019] EWCA Civ 548 (03 April 2019)

Appeal by father against refusal of application for orders that children should live with him or have contact with him, and order preventing him from bringing further applications without permission for three years. Appeal dismissed.

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Rogan v Rogan [2019] EWHC 814 (Fam) (18 March 2019)

Hearing of the judgment summons issued by wife for the committal of husband, for significant arrears of maintenance.

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Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group v RW & Ors [2019] EWCOP 12 (29 March 2019)

Application by the Clinical Commissioning Group concerning the care of a 78-year-old man suffering from vascular dementia.

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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust v PW [2019] EWCOP 10 (21 March 2019)

Application by NHS Trust for orders that patient lacks capacity to make a decision regarding whether to undergo the leg amputation surgery, and that it is lawful to carry out that surgery.

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P v O [2019] EWHC 818 (Fam) (12 February 2019)

Application by father to vary non-molestation order that was made without time limit.

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