Child Care Law

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A woman has been threatened with jail if she continues posting information about her son's child care proceedings on social media. Mr Justice Denis McDonald told the unnamed woman, whose son is in the care of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, that she faces serious consequences if she continues to

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The Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLRP) has published its first volume of case reports for 2019, featuring 47 cases including six from the High Court and one from the Court of Appeal. The issues raised in the cases include severe mental health issues among teenagers, the question of the appropr

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland hosted a special event this week to discuss key issues around the Children Order. The Children Order Panel Day 2019, organised by the Children Order Panel Accreditation Board (COPAB), was held on the theme of "Vulnerability".

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David Taylor, solicitor in the child and family law team at Comyn Kelleher Tobin, considers a recent High Court judgment clarifying the powers of the District Court under the Child Care Act 1991. A recent decision of the High Court found that the District Court judge was entitled to make an order un

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Family law experts addressed a packed meeting at Law Society House on the private law aspects of the Children's Order. The four parts of the event, organised by the Law Society of Northern Ireland's family law committee, heard from a court children's officer (CCO), a contact centre co-ordinator, a d

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The latest tranche of case reports from the Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLRP) reveal that homelessness is leading to children being kept in care. The second volume of 2018 case reports, now available from the project's website, includes 38 cases from all parts of the State.

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