Cases: Family and Child law

Venema v Netherlands (35731/97) [2002] 12 WLUK 504

  Venema v Netherlands (35731/97) [2002] 12 WLUK 504 is a Child Law case concerning Child Protection Measures.  Facts: A child (K) was taken into care on several occasions. There was suspicion that the mother (M), suffered from a serious illness. As a result, K was placed with foster parents. However, the parents of K were…

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Leeds City Council v C [1993] 1 WLUK 594

  Leeds City Council v C [1993] 1 WLUK 594 is a Child Law case concerning Child Protection Measures.    Facts: A father (F) applied for residence orders under the Children Act 1989, in respect of his child (B). However, the mother (M) contended that the court shall not grant such orders to F. The court…

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Re Adoption Application (No.41 of 1961) (No.1)

Also known as: Re Adoption Application (AA 41/61) (No.1) Re Adoption Application (No.41 of 1961) (No.1) is a Family and Child Law case concerning Children’s Rights.  Principle: If an unmarried couple has a child, the putative father (F) has no rights over that child as stated in S.3 of the Legitimacy Act 1959. Consequently, F can…

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Haroutunian v Jennings [1977] 1 WLUK 209

Haroutunian v Jennings [1977] 1 WLUK 209 is a Family and Child Law case relating to Private Disputes Concerning Children. Facts: The father (F) admitted paternity and was under an obligation to pay weekly sums to the mother (M) in respect of the child. Moreover, the court found that F had a very high standard…

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Re A (A Minor: Custody) [1991] 1 WLUK 560

Re A (A Minor: Custody) [1991] 1 WLUK 560 is a Family and Child Law case relating to Private Disputes Concerning Children. Facts: The marriage between the mother (M) and father (F) broke down. As a result, M took left with their daughter (C), whilst their son (H) and other daughter (K) remained with F. Furthermore,…

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