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Child Arrangements

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  • Application, among others, to make two children, born under a surrogacy agreement, wards of court in circumstances where no parental order had been made transferring parental responsibility from the surrogate parents and child arrangements needed to be settled after the mother with care remarried. Judgment, 26/06/2018, free
  • Plans set out in speech to Families Need Father's Conference News, 26/06/2018, free
  • An order was made that the children, who had been taken by the mother to live in Alaska with her and her new husband, should remain living with him in Alaska while criminal proceedings against the mother (who was now in custody in the UK) took place. Judgment, 21/05/2018, free
  • Mother's appeal against a decision that the child should live with the father in Canada was dismissed despite her having attended therapy sessions to modify her behaviour. The Court of Appeal held that when the Family Court is considering reallocating a case to the High Court, the parties should be informed and be permitted to express their views on reallocation and its implications, including the impact on the destination of any appeal. Judgment, 26/04/2018, free
  • Pilot to run until 28 January 2019 News, 03/04/2018, free

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Latest training

  • Roshi Amiraftabi of 29 Bedford Row, reviews the key private children law cases, themes and practice developments from the past 12 months. Webcast, 31/05/2018, members only
  • Recording of webinar broadcast live on 23 February 2017. Webcast, 02/03/2017, members only
  • 12 questions to accompany Charlotte Trace's lecture on s8 and 11 CA applications CPD course, 06/09/2016, members only
  • In this webcast, which was recorded on 1 September 2016, Charlotte Trace, barrister at 29 Bedford Row, takes us through how to make private law Children Act applications, principally applications under section 8 of the Act (namely for contact, residence, specific issue and prohibited steps orders) and applications under section 11 for contact activity directions and conditions, and for enforcement. Webcast, 02/09/2016, members only
  • Piers Pressdee QC of 29 Bedford Row reviews the major developments within the private children law field in the last year. He focusses on the case-law, identifying the key decisions and seeking to set that case-law within context. Webcast, 24/02/2016, members only

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