Progress in private children law 2023

Recorded on: 15/09/2023

There has been much progress in private children law during 2023, particularly in enforcement of child arrangements, domestic abuse and developments in procedure and practice. This webinar is particularly useful for those who want a succinct account of the key principles of this area of children law, including coverage of recent discussion and case law.

Topics include:

  • Practice direction updates – Pathfinder courts and application of PD36ZA
  • Use of child impact reports
  • Domestic abuse fact-finding hearings in private children law cases
  • Consideration of F v M [2023] EWFC 48 – what is the position with contact/child arrangements following findings of coercive and controlling behaviour?
  • Consideration of A v B (Appeal: Domestic Abuse) [2023] EWHC 1499 – private law proceedings and fact-findings
  • Applications for non-molestation orders and the Family Law Act – consideration of DS v AC [2023] EWFC 46
  • Parental alienation and use of experts – consideration of Re C (Parental Alienation: Instruction of Expert) [2023] EWHC 345 (Fam)
  • Developments surrounding s.91(14) CA 1989 and barring orders
  • Parental alienation cases and enforcement
  • Prohibition of cross-examination and Domestic Abuse Act 2021
  • Key case law update

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