Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: March 2015

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: March 2015

The March 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 March 2015 issue includes:

  • Practice: compliance with the requirements of the bundles practice direction - Re L (a child) [2015] EWFC 15, [2015] All ER (D) 21 (Mar)
  • Costs: whether local authority entitled to costs order against
    interpreting services company - Re Capita Translation and Interpreting Ltd [2015] EWFC 5, [2015] All ER (D) 45 (Feb)
  • Public children: whether judge erring when making final care orders at case management hearing - Re S-W (children) (care proceedings: final care order at case management hearing) [2015] EWCA Civ 27, [2015] All ER (D) 10 (Mar)
  • Placement order: test to be applied as to change in circumstances - Re G (a child) [2015] EWCA Civ 119, [2015] All ER (D) 256 (Feb)
  • Child abduction: exercise of discretion where child objects to return - Re U-B (a child) [2015] EWCA Civ 60, [2015] All ER (D) 67 (Feb)
  • Financial provision: procedure for variation of foreign financial order - AB v JJB (EU Maintenance Regulation: modification application procedure) [2015] EWHC 192 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 81 (Feb)
  • Human rights: whether and to what extent parties entitled to damages - Northamptonshire County v AS and others [2015] EWHC 199 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 52 (Feb)

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).