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What happens to pan-European child protection post Brexit?
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Once the UK leaves the European Union what happens to children when there are disagreements and disputes writes Maria Wright a legal adviser at Children and Families Across Borders.
Recent discussions surrounding Brexit have focused on how best to manage the inevitable economic loss of leaving the internal market. However the free movement of people within the EU has resulted in a whole generation forming family relationships across national borders. Millions of children have parents and extended family spread across the EU.
There is considerable uncertainty about the future of family law post-Brexit. One area which has received relatively little attention is the impact of Brexit on children with European connections who are in need of protection by the state.
When a court has to determine the future of a child with European connections there is an EU regulation...
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