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Appeal in a long running contact case against a no direct contact order. Guidance given on applicability of Re B (A Child) [2013] to private law cases and the correct approach to implacable hostility to contact cases

02/02/2014 17:39
    A (A Child) [2013] EWCA Civ 1104 Appeal in a long running contact case against a no direct contact order. Guidance given on applicability of Re B (A Child) [2013] to private law cases and the correct approach to implacable hostility to contact cases The case concerned a girl, M...

Re W (A Child); Re H (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 1177Parents’ successful appeals against the making of orders refusing them permission to oppose the granting of adoption orders in relation to their children – Re B-S (Children) revisited and confirmed.

28/10/2013 20:30
This judgment deals with two separate appeals made by parents against refusals to grant them permission to oppose adoption of their children pursuant to s.47(5) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002. In both cases care and placement orders had already been granted and the respective children had...

Re S promoting a relationship with the absent parent 2004

21/08/2013 17:54
Neutral Citation Number: [2004] EWCA Civ 18   Case No: B1 2003/2354 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM Middlesborough County Court (Mr Recorder Bullock)   Royal Courts of Justice   Strand, London, WC2A 2LL   28th January...

The End of Payne Re K (Children) [2011] EWCA Civ 793 on 7 July 2011

14/05/2013 14:04
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment in  2011] EWCA Civ 793 on 7 July 2011.  It was a welcome opportunity to consider the application of  [2001] EWCA Civ 166 in international relocation cases following criticism of the authority both at home and abroad.  What followed...

The International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations 2012

17/12/2012 18:48
These Regulations may be cited as the International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations 2012, and, subject as follows, shall come into force on the day on which the Convention enters into force in respect of the European Union, which day will be notified in the...

FINANCIAL REMEDIES/COSTS: Alyami v Musallam

17/12/2012 18:46
(Court of Appeal, Thorpe, Patten LJJ, David Richards J, 28 November 2012) The family moved to London to enable the husband to study. He had no assets of his own and the family was supported by the wife who had received a considerable inheritance after her father's death. Following the breakdown...

ABDUCTION: Re J (A Child: Habitual Residence) [2012] EWHC 3364

17/12/2012 18:45
(Family Division, Peter Jackson J, 3 December 2012) The 7-year-old girl had been cared for primarily by the maternal grandparents in the UK when her mother returned to the USA, where she had been born. For the past 6 years the mother had no involvement with her child aside from recent video...

Grey v Grey [2010] EWHC 1055 Apeal concerning a spousal maintenance order in which the impact of the wife’s relationship with another on the assessment of the maintenance award was determined

30/07/2012 11:17
  . Singer J's judgment arises from the Court of Appeal decision to remit the further investigation required by it into the relationship between the wife and the father of her child, Mr. Thompson, after the husband sought to appeal the spousal maintenance order made by Singer J at the...

Parental alienation and intractable contact disputes May 2012

12/06/2012 14:14
Intractable, difficult, complex – whatever term is used for the sort of case when a child is resisting contact without objective justification – these are the hardest private law children cases to resolve. They often take a long time. They almost always result in considerable distress, whether...

Contact order without a order in favor of Residence

09/05/2012 11:29
H (A Child) [2011] EWCA Civ 585 Contact proceedings where findings which the judge at first instance had been minded to make but had not actually made, were introduced. Appeal successful and order amended. Important guidance also given by Thorpe LJ re. court’s power to make contact orders where...
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