Judge rules Jehovah’s Witness boy can receive blood transfusion – The Guardian

Posted December 8th, 2014 in children, consent, medical treatment, news, parental rights by sally

‘A high court judge has ruled that the son of two devout Jehovah’s Witnesses can be given a blood transfusion despite religious objections from his parents.’

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The Guardian, 8th December 2014

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High Court judge refuses application by Treasury to lift automatic suspension – Local Government Lawyer

Posted November 5th, 2014 in children, contracts, delay, employment, news, parental rights, public interest, taxation by sally

‘A High Court judge has dismissed an application by the Treasury and two of its agencies to lift an automatic suspension under the Public Contracts Regulations 1996.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 5th November 2014

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Sperm deal children ‘irredeemably marred’ by four-parent feud – Daily Telegraph

‘Judge warns of trauma ‘unleashed’ by fallout from ‘known-donor fertilisation’ arrangement between former friends.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd November 2014

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Mother cleared of poisoning teenager daughter with hormones supplied by Belgian doctor says case should be landmark for parents’ rights – The Independent

Posted October 31st, 2014 in children, medical treatment, medicines, mental health, news, parental rights, poisoning by sally

‘A mother cleared of poisoning her daughter after taking desperate measures to treat a chronic condition has said that the case should be used as a landmark for other parents finding care for their children outside the NHS.’

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The Independent, 30th October 2014

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Parents of severely ill toddler threatening ‘legal action to keep her alive’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 9th, 2014 in children, hospitals, medical treatment, news, parental rights by sally

‘The parents of Amelia Rose claim a hospital ethics committee ruled staff can refuse to send the 23-month-old to the intensive care unit if her condition deteriorates.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2014

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Couple who kept 19 dogs lose fight to have children returned from foster care – The Guardian

Posted May 29th, 2014 in appeals, care orders, dogs, news, parental rights by michael

‘A couple who kept 19 dogs have lost a family court fight for the return of their two children.’

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The Guardian, 29th May 2014

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In re KP (A Child) (Abduction: Rights of Custody) – WLR Daily

In re KP (A Child) (Abduction: Rights of Custody): [2014] EWCA Civ 554; [2014] WLR (D) 181

‘The role of a judge meeting a child who was the subject of abduction proceedings under the Hague Convention should be largely that of a passive recipient of whatever communication the child wished to transmit, which the judge should not probe or seek to test.’

WLR Daily, 1st May 2014

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Father wins damages after social worker falsely accused him of abusing daughter – Daily Telegraph

‘A father was arrested and banned from seeing his six-year-old daughter after a social workers falsely accused him of child abuse.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd April 2014

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Don’t email in capital letters, court tells ‘insensitive’ father in custody dispute – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 15th, 2014 in contact orders, electronic mail, news, parental rights by tracey

‘An “insensitive” father banned by the courts from seeing his children has been warned by a judge not to type his emails to them in capitals – because it looks like he is shouting.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th April 2014

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No maternity rights for surrogate parents? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

‘In the recent cases of CD v ST and Z v A Government Department and the Board of Management of a Community School, the ECJ clarified the EU position regarding the protections and benefits that should be afforded to mothers having children through surrogacy arrangements.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 26th March 2014

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Baby to undergo blood transfusions despite objection of Jehovah’s Witnesses parents – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 4th, 2014 in children, family courts, medical treatment, news, parental rights by sally

‘High Court judge agrees to proceedure despite his parents’ objections on religious grounds.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd March 2014

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Mother’s permissive parenting harmed sons, court rules in custody battle – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2014 in news, parental rights, residence orders by sally

‘A woman has lost custody of her two sons after a judge said she had “significantly failed” the children through permissive parenting, accepting the argument that she acted “more like a friend than a parent” to the two boys.’

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The Guardian, 17th February 2014

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Campaigner Tim Haries guilty of defacing Queen portrait – BBC News

Posted January 8th, 2014 in criminal damage, demonstrations, news, parental rights by sally

‘A Fathers4Justice campaigner has been found guilty of defacing a portrait of the Queen while it was on display in Westminster Abbey.’

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BBC News, 8th January 2014

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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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Court is “ultimate arbiter of best interests” in child’s bone marrow transplant – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 10th, 2013 in children, medical treatment, news, parental rights by tracey

‘In an emergency ruling in the Family Division of the High Court, Mr Justice Mostyn has ordered that a three-year-old boy undergo a bone marrow transplant against the wishes of the father.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 10th December 2013

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High Court judge orders life-saving bone marrow transplant to go ahead for three-year-old boy against father’s will – The Independent

Posted December 5th, 2013 in children, medical treatment, news, parental rights by sally

‘A three-year-old boy whose father tried to prevent him receiving life-saving hospital treatment will have a bone marrow transplant on Thursday following an emergency ruling by a High Court judge.

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The Independent, 4th December 2013

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New fathers win right to share a year of parental leave – The Guardian

Posted November 29th, 2013 in employment, news, parental rights by sally

“Men are too often mocked in the work place for wanting to go part time or leaving early to pick up their children, the Liberal Democrat equalities minister has said, as she announced detailed plans for new mums and dads to share a year of parental leave after the birth of a child.”

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The Guardian, 29th November 2013

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In re W (A Child); In re H (Children) – WLR Daily

In re W (A Child); In re H (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 1177; [2013] WLR (D) 384

“Guidance on how the Court of Appeal should approach applications for permission to appeal and appeals arising from decisions of family judges refusing parents leave in accordance with section 47(5) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 to oppose the making of adoption orders in relation to their children where such decisions were delivered before the decision in In re B-S (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 1146; [2013] WLR (D) 348.”

WLR Daily, 16th October 2013

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Court orders MMR vaccine for children – UK Human Rights Blog

“The High Court has ruled that two sisters must receive the MMR vaccine against their wishes and the wishes of their mother. This was an application by the father for a declaration and a specific issue order concerning his daughters both receive the MMR vaccination. This was opposed by their mother.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 18th October 2013

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Judicial Window Dressing and Balance Sheets – Where is adoption post-Re B-S? – Family Law Week

Posted October 14th, 2013 in adoption, appeals, news, parental rights, social services by sally

“Andrew Pack, care lawyer with Brighton & Hove City Council, considers the effect on adoption of the Court of Appeal’s landmark judgment in Re B-S.”

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Family Law Week, 11th October 2013

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