Re W (Care Order: Judge’s Failure to Engage with Evidence)  EWCA Civ 1361
(Court of Appeal, Jackson, McFarlane, Kitchin LJJ, 19 August 2014)
Care proceedings â€“ Appeal â€“ Evidence â€“ Reliance on short answers provided by professionals at oral hearing â€“ Whether the judgment dealt with the wealth of detailed evidence provided by professionals
The full judgment is available below.
The appeal from a supervision order in respect of three children was allowed and the case was remitted for rehearing before a different judge.
Care proceedings were ongoing in relation to the three children who all had particular needs including behavioural and developmental difficulties. The mother suffered from mental ill-health and the father had previously had …read more
Source: Family Law News