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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup

Correcting, clarifying or commenting on media reports of family court cases Explaining or commenting on published judgments of family court cases Highlighting other transparency news MEDIA (MIS)REPORTS OF FAMILY COURT CASES BBC News and the Telegraph - We commented on...

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Are ‘Thousands misusing abuse orders to get legal aid?’

Twitter commentators asked questions last week of a BBC headline: Thousands misusing abuse orders to get legal aid, says parenting charity  And the 'click-bait' opening sentence of the story itself: Families Need Fathers says parents are being encouraged by some...

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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup

Correcting, clarifying or commenting on media reports of family court cases Explaining or commenting on published judgments of family court cases Highlighting other transparency news MEDIA (MIS)REPORTS OF FAMILY COURT CASES Sky and BBC News - Wrongly suggested that...

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Are ‘Thousands misusing abuse orders to get legal aid?’

Twitter commentators asked questions last week of a BBC headline: Thousands misusing abuse orders to get legal aid, says parenting charity  And the 'click-bait' opening sentence of the story itself: Families Need Fathers says parents are being encouraged by some...

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The new ‘normal’

Families Need Fathers have issued a press release, welcoming ideas put forward by Sir Andrew McFarlane, the incoming President of the Family Division, in a keynote address at their conference on the theme of restoring confidence in family justice, held on 23 June. The...

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Court of Protection

Re Nichol: an unsent text message as a valid will

UPDATE 18 October - I've added a footnote to discuss some points which have been raised in Twitter conversations following my original post. On 11 October 2017, this headline appeared on the BBC news website.  The story naturally aroused a lot of interest and...

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Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 10:09pm
It seems the Court of Appeal negligence decision (CN v Poole) we wrote about here is before the Supreme Court today: https://t.co/956I1IwNOS
https://t.co/ApZ8ygG97u @SVPhillimore hoping you can update your helpful post in due course
Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:08pm
And here's the latest FAMILY COURT REPORTING WATCH ROUNDUP: https://t.co/h4OrOxSpBy (Commenting on media reports of family cases, explaining cases & flagging transparency news):