Category: James Cook
Care Proceedings…Tell Me More!
Care Proceedings, also known as Public Law proceedings, are more common than many people think. Proceedings are generally issued due […]
COVID-19 effect on parents involved in care proceedings
The number of urgent Care Proceedings cases in the family courts have remained stable, and even seen a slight rise […]
The Dense Fog of Human Rights Costs!
The recent decisions in Re: H (A minor) v Northamptonshire CC 2017 www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2017/282.html and Re CZ (Human Rights Claim: Costs) 2017 […]
Adoptive Parents and the Misuse of Section 20
What do adoptive parents do when they realise they simply can’t continue caring for their damaged adopted child? They turn […]
Ridley & Hall Celebrates Double Accreditation
The 2015 Legal 500 rankings have been announced and Ridley & Hall is pleased to be named as the highest […]
Family Drug and Alcohol Court is Coming to West Yorkshire
The Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) was launched in January 2008 in the Inner London Family Proceedings Court to […]
Adoption Activity Days – a Solution for an Adoption Crisis?
Following a recent Channel 4 documentary about adoption and in particular ‘Adoption Activity Days’, there has been a lot of […]
Children of Domestic Abuse Victims at Risk
A report by the Family Rights Group has highlighted the need for mothers facing domestic violence to get urgent skilled […]
Tick Tock – The Time is Now for Family Members
“There is no time like the present” is an old saying but it could not be more appropriate for family […]
Liverpool City Council Fails to Give Adequate Support to 340 Carers
Around 340 carers in the Merseyside area will have their allowances backdated after an investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman […]