Father denied appeal against indirect contact order

August 8, 2014 0 comments

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A Turkish father has failed in his appeal against an order for ‘indirect contact’ with his 11 year old son. An indirect contact order limits a parent’s communication with their child to letters, cards and presents which are delivered through a third party. Such an order is usually made when there is concern for the…

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Court considers role of unrelated carers in adoption

April 14, 2014 1 comment

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A woman who had been caring for a child belonging to her son’s girlfriend has lost her bid to oppose an adoption order. In Re G (A Child), the woman, called ‘AR’ in case reports, applied for permission to oppose the adoption order after caring for the now three year-old boy for 18 months. ‘G’…

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Court of Appeal considers disabled parents

April 10, 2014 0 comments

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The Court of Appeal has issued guidance on the correct approach to be taken in cases involving disabled parents. In Re C, a couple who both suffer from disabilities had successfully appealed against a full care order issued for their 17 month-old daughter, called A in case reports. She was taken into foster care shortly…

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Husband wins appeal against finding of non-disclosure

April 1, 2014 1 comment

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A former husband who left his job after developing depression has won his appeal against a ruling that future maintenance payments should not be limited. In N v N, the former couple had been married for nine years and had two children, both now teenagers. They separated in 2002 and their divorce was finalised in…

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