Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: August 2015

The August 2015 issue of Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin is available as a free download. Providing a timely monthly summary and analysis of key family law cases in the preceding month, the Bulletin also includes cross references to Butterworths Family Law Service, Clarke Hall & Morrison on Children and Rayden & Jackson commentary texts.

The August 2015 issue includes:

  • Summer Budget 2015: an update on changes to, inter alia, income tax, pension annual allowances,  non-domiciles, inheritance tax and tax credits
  • Public children: whether judge erring in finding no risk of significant harm in relation to sibling– Re L-K (children) (care proceedings: errors in fact-finding) [2015] EWCA Civ 830, [2015] All ER (D) 332 (Jul)
  • Emergency protection orders: orders where risk of children being removed from United Kingdom to war zone – Re X (children) and Y (children) (emergency protection orders) [2015] EWHC 2265 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 340 (Jul)
  • Marital agreements: effect of agreement on assessment of husband's needs – WW v HW [2015] EWHC 1844 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 167 (Jul)
  • Adoption: whether leave to oppose should be granted to consider a family placement – Re LG (a child) [2015] EWFC 52, [2015] All ER (D) 257 (Jun)

Bulletins for previous months may be viewed here.

Geraldine Morris is a solicitor and Head of LexisPSL Family.

Twitter: @GeraldineMorris

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