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Samantha Bangham’s Week in Cases 19 April 2013

Date:19 APR 2013
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter The end of financial year mania seems to be quietening down for the staff here at Jordans aside from my colleague Jonathan Cailes who is wading his way through an enormous proof of The Family Court Practice 2013 – please place your orders here to provide him with some much needed inspiration!

It has been a much more exciting week this week with six judgments approved for publication in Family Law Reports. One case of particular interest of a more draconian nature was CW v SG [2013] EWHC 854 (Fam) [2013] FLR forthcoming which involved a father’s application for contact with his child after he was convicted of serious sexual offences against his two step-children. The mother opposed contact and sought an order terminating the father’s parental responsibility. Interestingly the consultant clinical psychologist report was found by the judge to be worthless and that the evidence provided ran contrary to all...

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