Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: June 2015

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: June 2015

The June 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 June 2015 issue includes:

  • Public children: whether mother wrongly deprived of opportunity to demonstrate change in parenting abilities – Re S (a child) [2015] EWCA Civ 489, [2015] All ER (D) 147 (May)
  • Child abduction: whether exceptions operating to prevent return of child – Re J (child abduction: consent: grave risk of harm) [2015] EWHC 1160 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 89 (May)
  • Evidence: whether judge wrongly assessing evidence purporting to identify mother as sole perpetrator – Re BK-S (children) (expert evidence and probability) [2015] EWCA Civ 442, [2015] All ER (D) 64 (May)
  • Appeals: whether serious procedural errors occurring – Re D (children) (placement order: procedural irregularities on appeal) [2015] EWCA Civ 409, [2015] All ER (D) 39 (May)
  • Financial provision: whether inheritance invalidated basis, or fundamental assumption, on which consent order made –
    Critchell v Critchell [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).