Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: July 2015

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: July 2015

The July 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 July 2015 issue includes:

  • Appeals: matters to be considered on an application for permission to appeal out of time – Re H (children) (application to extend time: metrics of proposed appeal) [2015] EWCA Civ 583, [2015] All ER (D) 140 (Jun)
  • McKenzie Friends: whether civil restraint order should be set aside – Re Baggaley [2015] EWHC 1496 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 149 (Jun)
  • Private children: impact of allegations of domestic abuse on contact – Re A (a child: wardship: fact finding: domestic violence) [2015] EWHC 1598 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 94 (Jun)
  • Financial provision: improperly obtained documents –
    Arbili v Arbili [2015] EWCA Civ 542, [2015] All ER (D) 228 (May)
  • Domestic abuse: whether judge ignoring guidance on impact of domestic abuse – Re A (a child) (supervised contact order: assessment of impact of domestic violence) [2015] EWCA Civ 486, [2015] All ER (D) 198 (May)
  • Inherited assets: whether inheritance invalidated basis or fundamental assumption of consent order – C v C [2015] EWCA Civ 436, [2015] All ER (D) 16 (May)

Bulletins for previous months may be viewed here.

Geraldine Morris is a solicitor and Head of LexisPSL Family.

Twitter: @GeraldineMorris

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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).