(Court of Appeal, Moore-Bick VP, Tomlinson,
King LJJ, 11 December 2014)
Contact – Indirect – Mother assessed as
being at risk of honour-based violence – Risk of children leaking information
as to their whereabouts – Appeal
The father’s appeal from an order providing
for only indirect contact with his children was dismissed.
The Punjabi parents were married by
arrangement and had two children aged 8 and 6. The parents separated after the
police assisted the mother and children to leave the family home. The mother
was granted a residence order. The father applied for contact.
A fact-finding hearing took place which
concluded that the mother …read more
Source: Family Law News