Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: September 2015

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: September 2015

The September 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 September 2015 issue includes:

  • Contempt of court: refusal of permission to bring application for contempt – H v Dent (re an application for committal) [2015] EWHC 2090 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 107 (Aug)
  • Private children: whether judge erring in making no order for direct contact – Re A (a child) (contact order: child's contact with mother where contact detrimental to mother's mental health) [2015] EWCA Civ 910, [2015] All ER (D) 104 (Aug)
  • Child abduction: wording of standard form of order used – Taukacs v Taukaca [2015] EWHC 2365 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 85 (Aug)
  • Financial provision: whether jurisdiction to vary terms of undertaking – Birch v Birch [2015] EWCA Civ 833, [2015] All ER (D) 34 (Aug)
  • Jurisdiction: judicial co-operation in civil matters –
    A v B C-184/14 [2015] All ER (D) 15 (Aug)

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).