UK – Family Law Week 2 November 2009 Update

NEWS
Separated father to fight decision to turn off son’s life support
One year old suffers from rare neuromuscular condition
http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed43135
 

Supreme Court to hear Agbaje appeal this week
Two day hearing scheduled
http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed43107

Cohabitants could be entitled to to make family provision claims
Law Commission issues consultation on intestacy and family provision claims
http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed42924

Family Justice Council Open Meeting
Open meeting of the council to be held on 25 January 2010
http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed42902

Alliance formed to oppose changes to Children Act
Children’s agencies and advisers seek to oppose change allowing CAFCASS to be named as guardian
http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed42899

Legal news and views from elsewhere on the web
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http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=fo37797

LATEST POSTS ON THE FAMILY LAW WEEK BLOG
The FLW blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed of St Johns Chambers  You can browse the entire blog via the homepage: http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk

Contact & the internet age
An interesting article on Community Care about the impact of technology on supervised contact ….
http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk/2009/10/contact-internet-age.html

Contact & residence
I was asked by a Judge in Brentford County Court the other day whether it was possible to make a contact order without first making a residence order……
http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk/2009/10/contact-residence.html

Scott Schedules
It was a thought provoking day in Brentford. I seem to be doing a run of fact finding hearings ……..
http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk/2009/10/scott-schedules.html

LATEST POSTS ON THE FAMILY LAW WEEK BLOG
The FLW blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed of St Johns Chambers  You can browse the entire blog via the homepage: http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk

Contact & the internet age
An interesting article on Community Care about the impact of technology on supervised contact ….
http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk/2009/10/contact-internet-age.html

Contact & residence
I was asked by a Judge in Brentford County Court the other day whether it was possible to make a contact order without first making a residence order……
http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk/2009/10/contact-residence.html

Scott Schedules
It was a thought provoking day in Brentford. I seem to be doing a run of fact finding hearings ……..
http://flwblog.lawweek.co.uk/2009/10/scott-schedules.html

Other Blogs
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http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=fo39160

CASES
We are always interested to hear from readers who have been involved in High Court and Court of Appeal decisions that are worth reporting. If you are, or have been, involved in such a case and have a copy of the judgment available, please contact us at info@familylawweek.co.uk.
White v Withers & Anor [2009] EWCA Civ 1122
Application for permission to appeal, with appeal to follow, striking out of claim for damages arising from the use of Hildebrand documents in ancillary relief proceedings. Application granted and appeal allowed.
http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed42650

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