Child-grooming loophole must be closed, says charity – BBC News

Posted April 2nd, 2014 in child abduction, child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘A “legal loophole” in child grooming laws should be closed, the children’s charity Barnardo’s has said.’

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BBC News, 2nd April 2014

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The child’s voice – New Law Journal

Posted March 28th, 2014 in child abduction, children, domicile, news by sally

‘Kirstie Gibson considers the approach taken by the court to determine the habitual residence of a child.’

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New Law Journal, 28th March 2014

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Family law in crisis – New Law Journal

‘Cuts to legal aid have thrown family proceedings into chaos, say Kim Beatson, Caroline Bowden & Ellen Lucas.’

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New Law Journal, 10th February 2014

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In re LC (Children)(Reunite International Child Abduction Centre intervening) – WLR Daily

In re LC (Children)(Reunite International Child Abduction Centre intervening) [2014] UKSC 1; [2014] WLR (D) 11

‘In determining whether an adolescent child had achieved a sufficient degree of integration into a social and family environment in a country in which she was living, so as to be habitually resident there, a relevant factor was her state of mind during that residence.’

WLR Daily, 15th January 2014

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Habitual Residence and Joinder in Child Abduction Cases: The Supreme Court’s judgment in LC (Children) – Family Law Week

Posted January 20th, 2014 in appeals, child abduction, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘Katy Chokowry, barrister of 1 King’s Bench Walk, considers the Supreme Court’s judgment in LC (Children).’

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Family Law Week, 19th January 2014

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In the matter of LC (Children); In the matter of LC (Children) (No 2) – Supreme Court

Posted January 17th, 2014 in child abduction, children, EC law, families, law reports, residence orders by sally

In the matter of LC (Children)In the matter of LC (Children) (No 2) [2014] UKSC 1

Supreme Court, 15th January 2014

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Jeremy Forrest: school staff ‘missed repeated chances to blow whistle’ – The Guardian

Posted December 17th, 2013 in child abduction, child abuse, news, reports, sexual grooming, teachers by sally

‘School staff missed repeated opportunities to blow the whistle on inappropriate conduct between the maths teacher Jeremy Forrest and the teenage schoolgirl he went on to abduct, a damning review has found.’

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The Guardian, 16th December 2013

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Parental child abductions from UK ‘double in a decade’ – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2013 in child abduction, news, parental rights, treaties by sally

‘The number of parental child abduction cases has more than doubled in the last decade, new figures from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) suggest.’

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BBC News, 12th December 2013

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In the matter of KL (A Child) – Supreme Court

In the matter of KL (A Child) [2013] UKSC 75 | UKSC 2013/0212 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 4th December 2013

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Are the Alarm Bells Ringing? Identifying a potential Hague Convention case and responding appropriately – Family Law Week

Posted November 25th, 2013 in child abduction, conflict of laws, foreign jurisdictions, news by tracey

‘Mandeep Gill, associate solicitor with The International Family Law Group LLP, considers the recent cautionary reminder given by Mr Justice Bodey that all practitioners must be able to identify whether there are potential Hague Convention implications in any children case with an international element.’

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Family Law week, 22nd November 2013

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Conman John Bush jailed for sex with abducted 14-year-old girl – The Independent

Posted November 5th, 2013 in child abduction, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by sally

“A serial fraudster who went on the run for five days with a 14-year-old girl has been jailed for six years.”

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The Independent, 5th November 2013

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Missing girl’s family jailed for not revealing her location – BBC News

Posted November 1st, 2013 in child abduction, contempt of court, families, news, sentencing by sally

“The grandparents and aunt of a five-year-old girl at the centre of a custody battle have been sentenced to 12 days jail for contempt of court.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2013

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Jeremy Forrest trial: No action to be taken against woman over perverting the course of justice claim – The Independent

“No further action will be taken against a woman who was suspected of trying to pervert the course of justice in connection with the case of jailed teacher Jeremy Forrest.”

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The Independent, 7th October 2013

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Tamer Salama jailed again over missing daughter Elsa – BBC News

Posted October 1st, 2013 in child abduction, contempt of court, news, sentencing by sally

“A father who has refused to arrange the return of his daughter to his ex-wife has been jailed again.”

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BBC News, 30th September 2013

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DL v EL (Abduction: Effect of Court Order) – WLR Daily

Posted July 18th, 2013 in appeals, child abduction, competition, law reports, treaties by tracey

DL v EL (Abduction: Effect of Court Order): [2013] EWCA Civ 865;   [2013] WLR (D)  285

“The lawful removal of a child from the United States to the United Kingdom pursuant to the order of a court in Texas did not become unlawful when that order was subsequently reversed by the Texan appellate court.”

WLR Daily, 16th July 2013

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Jeremy Forrest: child protection experts warn against romanticising case – The Guardian

“To glance at some headlines, a reader might think this was a conventional love story: ‘I still love him’; ‘He’s wonderful, I’ll fight for him’. But this was, child protection professionals agree, a relationship built around abuse.”

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The Guardian, 24th June 2013

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Jeremy Forrest abduction case: Teacher admits sex charges – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in child abduction, guilty pleas, news, sexual grooming, sexual offences, teachers by tracey

“A teacher has been jailed for five and a half years for abducting and having sex with a 15-year-old pupil he ran off with to France.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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Girl abduction teacher Jeremy Forrest to be sentenced – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in child abduction, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, teachers by tracey

“A teacher who had a relationship with a 15-year-old schoolgirl and went on the run with her in France is due to be sentenced at Lewes Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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Courts will not give up on girl abducted by mother, judge warns – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2013 in child abduction, custody, news by sally

“A doctor wanted after abducting her daughter and vanishing in the wake of a marriage breakup has been told by a judge ‘the courts will not give up’.”

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The Guardian, 13th June 2013

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Overseas child abductions on the rise – The Guardian

“Cross-border legal disputes involving child abduction and custody rows have more than doubled in the past two years, according to the judicial office specialising in international family cases.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2013

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