The list below is of key judgments published this year. Click the folders on the left hand side to browse the archive of judgments now available on the site since we started publishing in 2005.
- Re C (A Child)  EWHC 3171 (Fam)
Judgment in relation to the application by the Secretary of State for the Home Department to discharge a disclosure order providing for the disclosure into public children law proceedings of information that she held.
- Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Local Health Board v RY & Anor  EWHC 3256 (Fam)
Application to the Court of Protection for declarations as to capacity and best interests in relation to an 80-year old patient who had suffered a cardiac arrest some five months prior to the application. Concern expressed by Hayden J for a tendency in CoP cases to “adjourn these difficult applications for a wide and ever varying variety of enquiry”.
- AB & Anor v GH  EWHC 2063 (Fam)
Theis J considers the issue of domicile of choice in the context of section 54 HFEA 2008 in relation to applicants whose domicile of origin was Germany.
- M v F  EWHC 3194 (Fam)
Mother’s application for permission to relocate her two children out of the jurisdiction to the state of Utah in the USA. The move was opposed by the father and the Children’s Guardian, but permitted by the court.
- L (A Child)  EWCA Civ 1297
Appeal restating the court’s power to grant contact orders pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) No2201/2003 (“Brussels II revised”).
- Re GDF and BD  EWHC 3312 (Fam)
Two linked applications for claims for damages and declarations under the Human Rights Act 1998 in the context of public law children proceedings.
- AB v FC  EWHC 3285 (Fam)
Wife’s application for financial remedies after a short marriage (with one young child) during which there was no marital acquest.
- Magiera v Magiera  EWCA Civ 1292
Appeal concerning the jurisdiction provisions of Brussels I in relation to the appellant’s unsuccessful application to dismiss or stay proceedings brought in relation to a London House under TLATA.