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  • Father's appeal against a decision in which no order for contact was made with respect to the eldest child, and only limited provision was made for indirect contact to the youngest child. The appeal was allowed but the judge rules that it was contrary to the welfare interests of either of the children to contemplate a re-hearing. Judgment, 06/02/2018, free
  • Mother's attempt to re-open findings of fact that found no evidence that the father and grandfather had abused her son, and an appeal against an order that the child was to live with the father with limited supervised contact with the mother. Judgment, 13/10/2017, free
  • Fact finding hearing to consider Mother's allegations against Father in order to inform future welfare decisions about their son. At the end of the judgment Mr Justice Hayden expresses his concern that a Judge in the Family Court can still not prevent a victim being cross examined by an alleged perpetrator. Judgment, 23/05/2017, free
  • Fact finding judgment arising from contact proceedings where the UK husband separated from his Pakistani wife from an arranged marriage and then left her and their son in Pakistan without a passport. Judgment, 04/05/2017, free
  • Orders were made for the mother to return the child to the UK from Poland, and for the discharge of all previous orders directing that the mother's allegation against the father be investigated by the court at a finding of fact hearing. Judgment, 08/12/2016, free

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