Guidance regarding the options when dealing with private children law parental alienation and hostility cases
For separating couples unable to reach an agreement regarding their children, parental alienation, implacable hostility and court involvement are very real possibilities.
During this bite-size session, solicitor and lecturer Safda Mahmood will explore the issues involved when running of cases where there are arguments over alienation.
Consideration will be given to the use of activity directions, committal, switching living with, unpaid work and compensation. Sadfa will also provide guidance when dealing with the views of children, focussing on joinder and judges seeing children.
In addition, the following case law will be considered:
• Re M (Contact order) 2005 EWCA Civ 615
• Re T (Order for costs) 2005 EWCA Civ 31 June
• Re D (Intractable Contact Dispute: Publicity) 2004 1 FLR 1226
• B. v S. 2009 EWCA Civ 548
• Re M (Children) 2012 EWHC 1948 (Fam)
• Re H – B (Contact) EWCA Civ 389
• Re F (Children) 2016 EWCA Civ 546
• Williams v Williams 2018 EWHC 2464 (Fam)
• CH v CT 2018 EWHC 1310 (Fam)
• Re R (A Child – Appeal – Termination of Contact) 2019 EWHC 132 (Fam)
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