Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: June and July 2014

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin is now 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 Bulletin includes:

  • Whether court having power to remove passports with
    coercive aim - Re B (a child) (removal from jurisdiction: removal of family’s passports as coercive measure) [2014] EWCA Civ 843, [2014] All ER (D) 176 (Jun)
  • Entitlement of claimant to provision from deceased’s estate -
    Kaur v Dhaliwal and another [2014] EWHC 1991 (Ch), [2014] All
    ER (D) 164 (Jun)
  • Whether duty of care existing between Cafcass and father -
    F-D v Children and Family Court Advisory Service [2014] EWHC
    1619 (QB), [2014] All ER (D) 126 (Jun)
  • Procedurally appropriate manner to address issue of habitual residence - Re F (a child): (care proceedings: habitual residence) [2014] EWCA Civ 789, [2014] All ER (D) 104 (Jun)
  • Whether injunction to remove child should be granted - Re DE (a child) [2014] EWFC 6, [2014] All ER (D) 72 (Jun)
  • Reasons for departing from expert and professional reasons - Re S (children) (adoption proceedings: guidance on placement order
    proceedings) [2014] EWCA Civ 601, [2014] All ER (D) 46 (Jun)

The June Bulletin includes:

  • Medical treatment – capacity - An NHS Foundation Hospital v P [2014] EWHC 1650 (Fam), [2014] All ER (D) 198 (May)
  • Permission to appeal against findings of fact - Re S (children, W & T) [2014] EWCA Civ 638, [2014] All ER (D) 113 (May)
  • Whether judge failing to consider alternative orders - Re R (a child) (care proceedings: welfare analysis of changed circumstances) [2014] EWCA Civ 597, [2014] All ER (D) 87 (May)
  • Whether judge erring in not ordering rehearing - Re B (a child) (care proceedings: appellate judge’s power to remake decision) [2014] EWCA Civ 565, [2014] All ER (D) 88 (May)
  • Remuneration of expert witness - JG v Lord Chancellor and others [2014] EWCA Civ 656, [2014] All ER (D) 192 (May)
  • Inchoate rights of custody - Re K (a child) (Northern Ireland) [2014] UKSC 29, [2014] All ER (D) 127 (May)

Bulletins for previous months may be viewed here.


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