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Law Reports - Welfare Officers (excludes reports)

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see also: Welfare reports

Case summary



Abduction - Return order made under Hague Convention - Whether there is power temporarily to lift stay on domestic proceedings to make detailed provisions in a late hearing of any disputed welfare issues, including authorising a CAFCASS officer to visit the child abroad RE EC (CHILD ABDUCTION: STAYED PROCEEDINGS) [Court of Appeal] [2007] 1 F.L.R. 57
Access - Court orders access to father - Such access to be suspended until welfare officer thinks it appropriate Orford v Orford (1980) 1 F.L.R. 260
Contact - Court welfare officer expressing concerns regarding child's racial origin - Court refusing to accept welfare officer's recommendations Re M (Section 94 Appeals) [1995] 1 F.L.R. 546
Contact - Interim order - Justices making order without assistance of welfare officer or hearing oral evidence Re D (Contact: Interim Order) [1995] 1 F.L.R. 495
Family proceedings - Separate representation of child - Appointment of solicitor as alternative to court welfare officer RE N (RESIDENCE: APPOINTMENT OF SOLICITOR: PLACEMENT WITH EXTENDED FAMILY) [Court of appeal] [2001] 1 F.L.R. 1028
Practice - Access and custody proceedings - Judge seeing court welfare officers privately before trial in absence of parties or their representatives Re C (A Minor: Irregularity of Practice) [1991] 2 F.L.R. 438
Practice - Access proceedings - Practice of welfare officers requesting private interview with the judge before hearing concerning custody and access matters Re B (A Minor) (Irregularity of Practice) [1990] 1 F.L.R. 300
Residence - Court welfare officer's recommendation - Judge's suspicion that welfare officer predisposed in favour of mothers Re W (Residence) [1999] 2 F.L.R. 390
Residence - Parents' cross-applications - Magistrates taking different view from court welfare officer who did not give oral evidence Re L (Residence: Justices' Reasons) [1995] 2 F.L.R. 445
Residence - Welfare officer's recommendation in father's favour - Mother relying on UN Declaration that child of tender years shall not, save in exceptional circumstances, be separated from its mother Re A (Children: 1959 UN Declaration) [1998] 1 F.L.R. 354

Last updated - 17 Jan 2008 - 10 items

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