Hertfordshire Local Authority (the LA) applied for a reporting restriction order (RRO) in proceedings concerning three children whose mother was murdered by their father.
Application by wife for non-recognition of Chinese divorce. Application dismissed.
Application by the mother to terminate the father’s parental responsibility pursuant to s 4 (2A) of the Children Act 1989 granted. Permission also given to change the child’s surname
Permission for publication of substantive judgment in financial remedy proceedings refused, reporting restrictions order to remain in place.
Application by a Local Authority under Part 18 FPR 2010 to determine whether the “original family” of the mother of F, who was adopted, should be assessed as kinship carers for F.
Insufficient evidence to support an application to vary a final order in financial remedy proceedings on the basis that the economic impact of COVID -19 constituted a Barder event.
Appeal against decision that the Thwaite jurisdiction did not apply to the executory Rose order the parties had agreed in settlement of financial proceedings allowed and order varied.
Appeal and cross appeal concerning the fees charged for children to register as British citizens.
Appeal against findings of sexual abuse on the basis of allegations made by a child for the first time at age nine about incidents that had happened some 4-5 years previously upheld.
Application by Local Authority for orders under FPR Part 19 r14.21 and inherent jurisdiction to endorse decision not to disclose a child’s existence to his father and maternal family dismissed. Court critical of delay in applications