Re W (Care Order: Judge's Failure to Engage with Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1361

(Court of Appeal, Jackson, McFarlane, Kitchin LJJ, 19 August 2014)

Care proceedings – Appeal – Evidence – Reliance on short answers provided by professionals at oral hearing – 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


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