Shoe-throwing and Interim Care Order

Re W-J (children) 2015.

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Physical chastisement – Court of Appeal

Re L-K 2015.

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Syria, children and electronic tagging

Re X (children) and Y (children) (Emergency Protection Orders) 2015.

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Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship

A brief note upon Re D (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 829, a father's appeal against an order refusing him contact with his six year old son.

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“Just glanced?” Court of Appeal find Judge to have been unfair

Re G (child) 2015 was an appeal from a finding of fact hearing in private law proceedings conducted (perhaps that ought to be in inverted commas) by Her Honour Judge Pearl.

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Uncertainty in the application of pre-nuptial agreements

Hannah Mabbutt, solicitor in the family team at Kingsley Napley LLP, offers a comprehensive overview of WW v HW and explains that the case demonstrates a need for further clarity in pre-nuptial agreements.

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Sibling rivalry

In Re P (A child) 2015, His Honour Judge Wood had to deal with an application for a Care Order for a girl who was sixteen years and four months old.

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Private law, infinite appeals and IT naughtiness

The case of Re N (Children) 2015.

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Genuinely shocking

The Court of Appeal in Re A-S (children) 2015 had to deal with an appeal, the facts of which were genuinely shocking to me.

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Family Law: Legal Aid for the vulnerable, big money case management

Exceptional case funding for the vulnerable and a ‘statement’ for high net worth cases.

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The great legal aid caper

Lucy Reed writes for the New Statesman.

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IS v Director of Legal Services 2015

Many other people will be writing about this case, but I’ll just give the bit for the family lawyers and Court of Protection lawyers (since it touches on capacity cases).

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Irn Brouhaha

Re M 2015.

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Not being allowed to see an expert report

NCC v AH and DH 2015.

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'Extensions' to legal aid scheme for domestic abuse

Modest amendments to the legal aid scheme come into force on 17 July 2015 under Civil and Criminal Legal Aid (Amendment) Regulations 2015.

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Guerroudj v Rymarczyk: Order made under liberty to apply provision upheld

A short note on the Court of Appeal decision Guerroudj v Rymarczyk [2015] EWCA Civ 743.

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Fact-finding hearings and child contact cases

Teertha Gupta QC of 4 Paper Buildings discusses Re A (A child: Wardship: Fact Finding: Domestic Violence), the shift in how and when fact-finding hearings are carried out, cultural issues in children cases, and the requirements of Practice Direction 12J.

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Deprivation mmmmeltdown

The case of MOD & Others (Deprivation of Liberty) 2015.

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The Supreme Court ignore my new Act

R (on the application of Cornwall Council) 2015.

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contact handover at Manchester airport

Re P (A child :Enforcement of contact order) 2015.

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A witness talking over the lunch adjournment

JE (Husband) v ZK (wife) 2015.

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Della was his secretary, Drake’s sat on the desk with Perry

Wirral Borough Council v KR.

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Local Authority, go and sit in the naughty corner

TM and TJ (children : Care Orders) 2015.

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