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Evidence of sexual abuse in children proceedings (Pt 1)

Date:13 SEP 2017
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Solicitor Advocate

Rules of evidence in care proceedings

Evidence and findings of fact

In Wolverhampton City Council v JA & Ors [2017] EWFC 62 (judgment: 18 August 2017), Keehan J dealt with a care case which involved allegations of sexual abuse of two young girls. They were aged 13 (X) and 12 (Y) at the time of his judgment. The proceedings are continuing. There were a variety of allegations against the children’s father and two male friends of the mother dating back nearly ten years.

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