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Wrongful Removal

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  • Mother's appeal against an order that she return the children to the UK from Poland after the English court ruled that they, and not the Polish court, had jurisdiction. The appeal was allowed, the court saying that the Polish court became and had remained seised of jurisdiction in relation to the children. Judgment, 16/07/2018, free
  • Father's application for the return of the child to Spain after the mother had wrongfully removed him to the UK. The 'disastrous state of affairs' had resulted in the child being taken into care when the mother returned to Brazil and found herself unable to return to the UK. Judgment, 16/07/2018, free
  • The applicant father was seeking the summary return to Ivory Coast of the parties' 2 children. The application was made pursuant to the Inherent Jurisdiction following the mother's removal of the children from Ivory Coast. The court concluded that it was not in the best interests of the children to be returned to Ivory Coast. Judgment, 05/07/2018, free
  • Application under the Hague Child Abduction Convention for the summary return of a child to Israel. An order for the child's return was made. Judgment, 14/06/2018, free
  • Mother's appeal against an order which ordered that the children be returned to Canada was dismissed. Judgment, 29/05/2018, free

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  • 12 questions on 3 cases summarised in the May 2018 Family Law Hub Digest CPD course, 05/06/2018, members only
  • Six questions, worth an hour of CPD, on the cases of HB v PB [2013] EWHC 1956 (Fam); DL v EL [2013] EWCA Civ 865 and K v D [2013] EWHC 796 (Fam) CPD course, 03/09/2013, members only
  • Six questions, worth an hour of CPD, on the cases of W v W [2012] EWHC 2469 (Fam), T v T [2012] EWHC 3462 (Fam) and TC & JC (Children: Relocation) [2013] EWHC 292 (Fam), which were published in February 2013. CPD course, 05/03/2013, members only

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