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Jurisdictional issues in children proceedings11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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28th Jul
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Human rights in public children proceedingsAll family lawyers should be knowledgeable about the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) and the European...
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9th Jul
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Designation of local authorities for the purposes of care and supervision ordersThis Practice Note aims to provide guidance on the often controversial...
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Produced in partnership with Ruth Cabeza of Harcourt Chambers 8th Jul
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Case management in public children proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division,...
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6th Jul
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Litigants in person and McKenzie friends—public lawThis Practice Note sets out guidance and best practice in cases where a party is acting in person...
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Public children—Public Law Outline 2014Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—children’s social care trackerThis tracker is focused on children’s social care and is intended to be used to track key...
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16th Jun
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Termination, discharge and variation of care and supervision ordersCare orders—generalA care order ends when the child reaches 18 or if brought to an...
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Can I extend the 26–week time limit for care proceedings? If so, how? Section 32(1)(a) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) requires the court to draw...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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What form do you need to discharge a care order?To discharge a care order, typically Form C1 is used:C1—Application for an order (Children Act 1989)In...
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5th Jun
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If a child lived in one area for most of their life and while an application for a Supervision Order was ongoing, then moved to a new area, which...
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5th Jun
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Can a child who is subject to an interim care order be taken on holiday if the parents object?Effect of an interim care orderWhile a care order is in...
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5th Jun
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Where a local authority proposes indirect contact only in relation to a looked after child, is an order required under section 34(4) of the Children...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Can the parents of a child who is subject to an interim care order enter into a parental responsibility agreement in relation to that child?Where a...
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Does the making of an interim care order automatically discharge a special guardianship order?Whereas the making of a special guardianship order will...
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