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Disclosure and protocol: co-operation and care proceedings David Burrows - @dbfamilylaw 31 May 3016 The story of the (authorised) police bug in the home of parents in care proceedings (see Cumbria County Council v M & Ors  EWFC 27) to try to identify which parent had killed their child prompts thoughts of what the relationship is between family courts, police and local authorities when it comes to communication of information about child abuse. Inter-country abduction of kids: panel to examine need for law Anil Malhotra 25 May 2016 Inter-continental abduction of children by parents is now a contemporary legal issue which baffles and mesmerises different legal systems of nations, whose conflicting positions prevent the return of children to the country of their habitual residence.
INHERITANCE: Randall v Randall  EWCA Civ 494 Hearing Date: 10 May 2016 Master of the Rolls, Lord Justice McCombe and Lady Justice King Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal allowed the husband’s appeal, finding that he had sufficient interest to challenge the validity of his mother-in-law’s will.