A (Children), Re [2019] EWHC 2334 (Fam) (25 September 2019)

Judgment following fact-finding rehearing within wardship proceedings regarding four children, in case in which the father brought the children to this country from Pakistan.

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A (A Child: Female Genital Mutilation: Asylum) [2019] EWHC 2475 (Fam) (25 September 2019)

Application by local authority for an FGM protection order in relation to a 10 year old girl of Sudanese heritage.

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AR & ML [2019] EWFC 56 (27 September 2019)

Appeal by husband against order allowing wife to introduce further evidence relating to housing needs after financial remedies judgment had been delivered, but not perfected. Appeal allowed.

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D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42 (26 September 2019)

Appeal considering whether it is within the scope of parental responsibility to consent to living arrangements for a 16 or 17-year-old child which would otherwise amount to a deprivation of liberty within the meaning of article 5 ECHR, in particular where the child lacks the mental capacity to make the decision for himself.

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R-B (A child) (No 2) [2019] EWFC 57 (19 September 2019)

Re-hearing of care and placement proceedings in relation to a 15 month old boy.

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R (on the application of TT) -v- The Registrar General for England and Wales and others [2019] EWHC 2384 (Fam) (25 September 2019)

Judgment in case considering the issue: where a person, who was born female, but who has subsequently undergone gender transition and acquired full legal recognition as male, becomes pregnant and gives birth to a child, is that person to be registered as their child’s ‘mother’ or ‘father’?

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London Borough of Croydon v KR & Anor [2019] EWHC 2498 (Fam) (25 September 2019)

Application for injunction under the inherent jurisdiction that would prevent 59 year old disabled man from living in a property together with his wife.

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Various Lasting Powers of Attorney, Re [2019] EWCOP 40 (20 September 2019)

Applications by Public Guardian for the Court to determine the meaning and effect of words set out in eleven applications to register Lasting Powers of Attorney.

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S-L (Children : Adjournment) [2019] EWCA Civ 1571 (19 September 2019)

Appeal by local authority against decision to adjourn applications for care and placement orders in respect of two young children. Appeal allowed.

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JB (Capacity: Consent To Relations And Contact With Others) [2019] EWCOP 39 (17 September 2019)

Judgment concerning capacity of 36 year old man to have relations and contact with others.

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TP and TS (Children) [2019] EWHC B51 (17 September 2019)

Application for care orders in relation to twin girls, arising from concerns that both children suffered significant injuries which were considered to be non-accidental.

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Ogunware v Ogunware [2019] EWHC 2428 (Fam) (25 July 2019)

Application for declaration that purported marriage entered into in Nigeria did not take place. Application dismissed, on the basis that the court did not have power to make such a declaration.

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Hammoud v Al Zawawi [2018] EWHC 2956 (Fam) (01 November 2018)

Mother's application for child arrangements order, in case where the father lives in Oman.

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R-B (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 1560 (02 July 2019)

Appeal by mother against care and placement orders made in relation to a 13 month old child. Appeal allowed.

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E (Through Her Children's Guardian) & Anor v A Mother & Anor [2019] EWCA Civ 1557 (12 September 2019)

Appeal by local authority and children's guardian against an order refusing an application for a placement order in respect of a 10 month old child. Appeal allowed.

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K v L Re M, N [2019] EWFC B50 (15.May 2019)

Application by father of 2 young children to have them live with him, considering the impact of domestic abuse on child arrangements and an allegation of parental alienation supported by one of the experts.

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K (A child) (Care and Placement), Re [2019] EWFC B48 (14 June 2019)

Judgment in care proceedings concerning 8 month old child.

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J, B, P (Children)(Care), Re [2019] EWFC B47 (10 June 2019)

Judgment in care proceedings concerning three children.

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A-F (Children) (Care and SGO - older children), Re [2019] EWFC B45 (24 May 2019)

Final hearing in care proceedings, concerning the welfare of a 6-child sibling group.

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L (A Child) (Placement with mother or father), Re [2019] EWFC B49 (09 January 2019)

Care proceedings concerning child born in December 2017. Ordered that child should be cared for by his father.

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B (A Child)(Fact Finding) [2019] EWFC B46 (28 August 2019)

Fact-finding judgment in care proceedings concerning eleven year old child born in unnamed country.

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Nasrullah Mursalin, Re [2019] EWCA Civ 1559 (03 September 2019)

Appeal by paralegal against suspended committal order imposed after he erroneously placed a number of documents relating to a client’s family case in the bundle which went to an immigration judge. Appeal allowed.

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Wakefield Metropolitan District Council & Anor v DN & Anor [2019] EWHC 2306 (Fam) (05 September 2019)

Case concerning capacity and accommodation of 25 year old man suffering from various mental disorders.

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Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v PR & Ors [2019] EWHC 2305 (Fam) (05 September 2019)

Final judgment in proceedings relating to a capacitous but apparently vulnerable adult, further examining the circumstances in which interim orders under the inherent jurisdiction were made, and whether injunctive-type orders could and/or should have been made against the adult for whom protection was sought.

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