Court judgements

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18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
An interim care order (ICO) was granted in the Dublin District Court in respect of two children one of whom had to be admitted to a hospital’s intensive care unit with severe infection due to head lice and scabies.
18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
The Child and Family Agency (CFA) sought a supervision order for a teenage boy (A) and interim care orders for two younger school-going children (B and C). The matter had been listed the previous week but was adjourned for the period of one week to...
06 Mar 2015 - England, Wales
Foreword – Of course many cases reveal a few points of bad practice. However it is very rare that so many such points should be gathered into one case. It has taken two years and five months for these proceedings to be resolved. The case was listed...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
Full care orders were granted in the District Court for two young girls who had suffered chronic physical and emotional neglect and abuse in the care of their mother. This had been exacerbated by the mother's drug addiction and alcohol misuse.
11 Apr 2014 - Northern Ireland
W, the first named defendant, is aged 58 years. She was married to X the second named defendant in 1971 when they eloped to Gretna Green. The second named defendant is aged 60 years. They had six children together, almost one after the other when...
15 Jun 2012 - England, Wales
In the proceedings themselves, the care threshold was comprehensively established on the grounds that C had suffered and was likely to suffer from the volatile relationship between her parents, their neglect, their serious criminal offending and the...
14 May 2012 - England, Wales
What a nice, tricky little case this is. Although it is about a child in care, it is not in any way a case about the welfare of the child who is the subject of the care order that has been made: it is all about who has to pay for the care that has...
05 Apr 2012 - Scotland
The appellants are the parents of C (referred to as CW by the sheriff and the sheriff principal) who was born on 5 December 2009. In terms of a child protection order granted that day, the first appellant and C remained together in hospital for...
20 May 2010 - European
The applicant was born in 1955 and lives in Kyiv. On 26 July 2004 the applicant and his wife, Mrs K., adopted V.G., an orphan boy born in 1993. From January 2005, due to conflicts between the applicant's wife on one hand and the applicant and V...
06 Oct 2009 - UK, European
The applicant, S. W., is a British national who was born in Nigeria and lives in Surrey. The United Kingdom Government ("the Government") are represented by their Agent, Ms J. Gladstone of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.