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February Family Law Case Comments – Highlights

Date:5 FEB 2014
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter2014 is storming on already – quite literally – and already the February edition of Family Law is out providing you with a comprehensive run down of all the latest news cases and legislation in the field of family law.

Starting off on an unusual note this month’s Family Law provides commentary on two cases from the Supreme Court and Magistrates’ Court of the Falkland Islands which in this case applied legislation identical to the Children Act 1989 alongside English authorities. The two judgments reported are Re A and B (Wardship and Supervision Orders) and Re A and B (Reporting of Judgment). This case involved care proceedings in relation to two children one of whom had been sexually abused by a man not the father in the family home. While the children were placed with family members under an interim care order a package of counseling and therapy was put in place. Given that the parents had engaged...

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