Navigating Unadmitted Allegations: The Cart Before the Horse

This article is intended as a self-check for a situation which we will all be familiar with and which applies equally to public law and private law proceedings. The unadmitted allegation.  The challenge of unadmitted allegations Sometimes those allegations can be of really nasty and abusive behaviours. The very thought of them causes us naturally to […]

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Re JW (Child at Home under Care Order) [2023] EWCA Civ 944

family law care proceedings

In this recent decision of the Court of Appeal, The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, acknowledged that ‘a difference exists in the approach taken by courts in different regions when determining whether a final care order, supervision order or no order should be made when care proceedings conclude with a plan for the […]

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