Dispute between Swedish parents ‘bristles with acrimony’

February 27, 2017 0 comments

family law

Continuing litigation between the Swedish parents of a two year-old girl “bristles with acrimony” a High Court Judge has declared. The case concerned a couple who met in 2013. The mother claimed they later became engaged although the father denied this.  Their daughter, ‘L’, was born in June 2014 and the parents broke up the…

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Parent’s needn’t consent to council accommodation

February 3, 2017 1 comment

fostering and adoption

The consent of parents is not required for councils to legally provide accommodation for their children, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Section 20 of the Children Act 1989 states that: “Every local authority shall provide accommodation for any child in need within their area who appears to them to require accommodation as a result…

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Barring orders and the guidelines for making them

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November 28, 2016 4 comments

family law

I wrote here the other day about the phenomenon of the obsessive litigant. In the case to which I referred in that post the proceedings were in the Court of Protection and the sanction the court used to restrict the obsessive litigant from making repeated applications was the civil restraint order, which required the litigant…

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