Court judgements

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22 Jan 2020 - England
This judgment concerns two sisters who were once described by professionals as having a strong attachment with one another despite a significant gap in their respective ages.  They came into the care system because they could not be looked after...
17 Oct 2019 - England
On 12 August 2019 I made a care order and, on 30 September 2019, a final deprivation of liberty (DOLs) order in respect of a young person, A, a girl aged 15½ years.   
10 Oct 2019 - England
The common law has long protected the liberty of the subject, through the machinery of habeas corpus and the tort of false imprisonment. Likewise, article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights begins: “Everyone has the right to liberty and...
09 Sep 2019 - England
MRS JUSTICE THEIS:   Introduction   The court is concerned with applications relating to R, nearly 2. The applicants in the care proceedings are the local authority, who seek care orders. The respondents are R's mother and father. R is a party to...
09 Sep 2019 - England
The Hon. Mr Justice Keehan : Introduction i) whether some or all of EF's injuries were non- accidental inflicted injuries; ii) if so who is the perpetrator or who are the perpetrators of the same; and iii) with whom should the children live, with...
03 Jun 2019 - England
England and Wales Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Decisions The Appellant is a national of Eritrea. On 11 March 2014 he presented himself to police at Tunbridge Wells. He told them that he had arrived in the UK earlier that day in the back of a...
28 Jan 2019 - England
Mr Mark Love (instructed by London Borough of Greenwich) for the Applicant Ms Sally Bradley (instructed by Freemans) for the 1st Respondent Mr Dingle Clark (instructed by Lillywhite Williams, Dagenham.) for the 2nd & 3rd Respondent Mr William...
14 Dec 2018 - England
The Hon. Mr Justice Keehan :Introduction I am concerned with two young women A and B. A and B were made the subject of care orders and placement orders on 2nd May 2008 in favour of Herefordshire Council. Neither were ever placed for adoption. A...
14 Dec 2018 - England
The Hon. Mr Justice Keehan : Introduction I am concerned with two children, BT and GT who are twins who were born in 2010. It is almost impossible to imagine the circumstances in which it would be considered appropriate to separate twins and place...
29 Nov 2018 - England
BT & GT (Children : twins - adoption) [2018] EWFC 76 (29 November 2018)