Re Y (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1553

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 7 January, 2015

(Court of Appeal,
Elias, Ryder LJJ, Dame Janet Smith, 20 November 2014)

Public law children – Care
and placement orders – Appeal – Domestic violence – Viability of children
living with mother

The full judgment is available below

The parents’ appeal
from care and placement orders was allowed and a child arrangements order was
made permitting the children to live with their mother under a supervision

The father of two
children, now aged 10 and 5, inflicted a serious assault on the mother in the
presence of the children for which he was convicted and imprisoned. Following
his release from prison the parents reconciled and were married. An agreement
was drawn …read more

Source: Family Law News