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(Queen's Bench Division, Stephen Davies, sitting as a High Court judge, 01 March 2021)Public Law Children – Respite placement – Orthodox Jewish children – Decision not to place them...
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(Family Division, Knowles J, 27 January 2021)Public law children - Deprivation of liberty – Lack of secure accommodation – Authorisation sought for non-secure placementAuthorisation was...
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Floyd, Baker and Males LJJ, 28 January 2021)Public law children - Placement order – Approval for adoption not granted – Plan for long-term fostering...
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 19 January 2021)Public law children – Special guardianship – Prohibited steps order – Change of religion – Designated local authorityFor...
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(Family Division, Peel J, 15 January 2021)Public law children -  Adoption – Notification – Mother and LA sought to not inform father and wider family of adoptionThe judge held that...
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 2 December 2020)Public law children - Secure Accommodation – Lack of suitable placement – 16-year-old placed in unregulated secure placement – Whether...
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(Court of Appeal, Civil Division, Underhill VP, Baker and Phillips LJJ, 27 November 2020)Public law children - Placement Order – Application to revoke dismissed – AppealThe Court of Appeal...
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 20 November 2020)Public law children – Secure accommodation – Lack of regulated placement – Whether court should continue to authorise deprivation of...
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(Family Court, MacDonald J, 18 November 2020)Parentage – Declaration – Adoption order made – Whether biological father could apply for a declaration of parentage under s 55A(1) of...
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 26 October 2020)Public law children – Secure accommodation – Lack of suitable secure accommodation – Child would almost certainly harm herself –...
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