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Family Court Information. 

8 Dec 2018

The Family Courts Explained. 

The different Courts within the U.K.

Kings Bench.
European Court Of Human Rights.
upper tribunal.
Judical Review.
appeals.
Family courts.
Queen's Bench.
Superior Courts.
Royal Court of Justice.
Court of Protection.

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Family Courts.
Family Courts.

Family Court Application Forms Explained. 

A100 - Consent to the placement of a child for adoption with adopters chosen by an Adoption Agency.

A101 - Consent to the placement of a child for adoption with identified adopters.

A101A - Agreement to the making of a parental order in respect of a child under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008.

A102 - Consent to the placement of a child for adoption with identified adopter(s) and, if the placement breaks down, with any adopter(s) chosen by an adoption agency.

A103 - Advance Consent to Adoption under Section 20 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002.

A104 - Consent to Adoption. 

A105 - Consent to the making of an Order under Section 84 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002.

A106 - Application to withdraw consent for adoption.

A107 - Consent by the child's parent to adoption by their partner.

A4 - Application to revoke or freeing order of a child from adoption.

A5 - Application For Substitution Of One Adoption Agency For Another.

A50 - Application for a placement order.

A50A - Guidance notes.

A51 - Application to variation of a placement order.

A51A - Guidance notes.

A52 - Application to revoke a placement order.

A52A - Guidance notes.

A53 - Application for a contact order.

A53A - Guidance notes.

A54 - Application to vary or revoke a contact order.

A54A - Guidance notes.

A55 - Application for permission to change a child's surname.

A55A - Guidance notes.

A56 - Application for permission to remove a child from the uk.

A56A - Guidance notes.

A57 - Application for a recovery order.

A57A - Guidance notes.

A58 - Application for an adoption order.

A58A - Guidance notes.

A59 - Application for a convention adoption order.

A59A - Guidance notes.

A60 - Application for an adoption order (excluding a Convention adoption order) where the child is habitually resident outside the British Islands and is brought into the United Kingdom for the purposes of adoption.

A60A - Guidance Notes.

A61 - Application for an order for parental responsibility prior to adoption abroad.

A61A - Guidance Notes.

A62 - Application for a directions of an Adoption.

A62A - Guidance Notes.

A63 - Application for an order to annul a Convention adoption or Convention adoption order or for an overseas adoption or determination.

A63A - Guidance Notes. 

A64 - Application to request for information from the court records.

A64A - Application of court records on a parental order.

A65 - Application to keep certain information about you and your children private and confidential.


C1 - Application for an Order

C1A - Allegations of harm and domestic violence (Supplemental information form)

C2 - Application For permission to start proceedings For an order or directions in existing proceedingsTo be joined as, or cease to be, a party in existing family proceedings. 

C3 - Application for an order authorising a search for, taking charge of and delivery of child.

C4 - Application to disclose a child's whereabouts.

C5 - Local Authority application concerning the registration of a child-minder or a provider of day care.

C8 - Confidentiality of personal information and contact details to be kept confidential.

C9 - Statement of service.

C12 - Supplement for an application for a warrant to assist a person authorised by an Emergency Protection Order.

C13A - Supplement for an application for a Special Guardianship Order.

C14 - Supplement for an application for authority to refuse contact with a child in care.

C15 - Supplement for an application for contact with a child in care.

C16 - Supplement for an application for a Child Assessment Order.

C17 - Supplement for an application for Education Supervision Order.

C17A - Supplement for an application for an extension of an Education Supervision Order.

C18 - Supplement for a recovery order. 

C52 - Acknowledgment to an application under the human fertilisation and embryology act 2008.

C61 - Rights of Access to contact for persons without PR.

C62 - Concerning and Recognition of a child's return.

C63 - Application to declare Parentage.

C64 - Application to declare ligitimacy.

C66 - Application for juristiction order under the high court of justice.

C67 - Application under the child abduction and custody act for high court of justice.

C78 - Application to attach a warning notice to a Child Arrangements Order.

C79 - Application to enforce a Child Arrangment Order that has been breached.

C100 - Application for contact with a child.

C110a - Application for contact with a child, use this form instead of the standard C100 if there has or is a risk of abuse or harm.


FM1 - Family Mediation.

FP3 - Application for an injunction order.

FP9 - Certificate of suitability of litigation friend.

FP25 - Witness summons.


Court forms to submit for each different type of application made this is better known as court bundles.


IVF Applications.

A101A - Agreement to the making of a parental order in respect of a child under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008.

C52 - Acknowledgment to an application under the human fertilisation and embryology act 2008.

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Supreme Court Explained. 

List Of Court Forms ...

SC001 - Notice to Appeal.

SC002 - Application Form.

SC003 - Notice of objection and
              acknowledgement.

UKSC Form 5 - Bill Of Costs.

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The Queen's Bench.
The Queen's Bench.

Queen's Bench Explained. 

List Of Court Forms .....
The style of the "Queen's Bench" consists mainly of claims for wrongs and trespass in respect of....
Harm, injury, loss, negligence, breach of contract, libel and slander (defamation), non-payment of a debt and restoration of property.
For a general explanation of the work and practice of the "Queen's Bench" with particular regard to claims started in the central office, please view the "Queen's Bench" guide prepared by the senior master.
The work of the "Queen's Bench" is (with certain exceptions) governed by the "Queen's Bench" procedure rules (QBPR).
To communicate with the "Queen's Bench" please use the relevant email address provided below.

msu@queensbench.org.uk

Forms List ....

no.58 - writ of fieri facias de bonis ecclesiasticis, queens bench high court of justice.

no.59 - writ of sequestrari de bonis ecclesiasticis, queens bench high court of justice.

no.67 - writ of sequestration, queens bench high court of justice.

no.68 - writ of restitution, high court of justice.

no.69 - writ of assistance, high court of justice.

no.80 - affidavit, witness statement and stop notice, high court of justice.

no.93 - order under the evidence, queens bench, high court of justice.

PF2 - order for more time, high court of justice.

PF10 - Anonymity and Prohibition of Publication Order .

PF19 - group litigation order, queens bench, high court of justice.

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2 Dec 2018

Court of Protection Explained. 

List Of Court Forms.

COP GN4 12/17 - Guidance Leaflet.

COP1 - Application Form ( 2 copies).

COP1B - Supporting information for personal
                welfare Applications.

COP3 - Assessment for Capacity Form.

COP5 - Acknowledgement Of Service, this
             must be serviced within 14 days of the
             submitted Application, Notification to
             the Applicant named on the Order and
             who the Application is being made out
             for.

COP9 - If the decision was made without a
             Hearing or it was heard without you
             being present and you disagree with
             the decision you can ask the Courts
             to reconsider the decision made by
             using this Form you have 21 days to
             submit this Form from the date the
             Order was made.

COP14 - Proceedings of the Application to the
               named person on the Application that
               the Application relates to this Form
               must be served within 14 days of the
               submitted Application.

COP15 - Notice to all other Parties other than
               the person named on the Application.

COP10 - Application to the Courts to ask for
               permission to be included and joined
               as a party to the Proceedings.

COP20A - Certificate of Service just for the
                  applicant being Served Notice with
                  the COP14 Form.

COP20B - Certificate of Service for all other
                  Parties Served with the Cop15
                  Form.

COP24 - Submitting Supporting Evidence or
               Witness Statements submit this form
               when opposing an Application
               either submit at the same time
               along with the COP05 Application Or
               within 28 days from the time the
               Notice Was Served.

COP28 - Notice of Proceedings letter sent out
               by the Courts informing all parties of
               the date and time set for a hearing.

COP35 - Asking for Permission to Appeal
               against a decision if the decision was
               made at a hearing this must be done
               within 21 days from the date the
               Order was made.

COP44 - Court Fees Booklet.

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Royal High Court of Justice.

FD app1 - Application for an urgent hearing.

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Human Rights In The UK.

Family's do not owe a duty to the social worker under the Human Rights Act. When it comes to matters of human rights it is the social worker as a representing agent/body who owes a duty to the family and must act with a respect for the rights of privacy, family life and expression. The social worker is already interfering with individuals’ under human rights act, article 8 right to a family life and so must ensure they weigh up all the competing rights.

Relevance of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) to UK family law. On 2 October 2000, the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was directly incorporated into UK law due to implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998. This meant that the fundamental rights and freedoms set out in the articles of the ECHR could be enforced with in the British courts. The result is that most UK cases concerning human rights issues no longer have to be fought in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg but can be resolved here.

The Human Rights Act operates three ways, By ensuring that the courts interpret legislation in a way that is compatible with the ECHR. Nevertheless, parliamentary takes precedence over the ECHR due to section 3(2)(b) of the Human Rights Act, which states that where legislation has been granted by parliament but runs contrary to the ECHR then the legislation shall remain valid and effective. But the courts may recommend that the legislation should be amended to prevent continuing breaches of the ECHR. The court is itself a public authority and parties in legal proceedings connected with a divorce or involving children who feel they have been treated unfairly and their Human Rights have been breached can raise the issue during the legal proceedings, rather than having to make a separate application. If there are no court proceedings for example where a decision of the local authority is in question on breaching your human rights then you have grounds to start court proceedings in the UK (rather than in the European Court of Human Rights). Where main legislation cannot be applied in a way that complies with the human rights convention, the courts can make a "declaration of incompatibility", which enables the government to amend the offending law via a fast-track route. The making of a declaration is a matter of judicial discretion and where a law cannot (or will not) be changed the case may then be taken to the European Court of Human Rights.

Although Articles 6 and 8 are particularly significant in divorce proceedings the ECHR guarantees a number of fundamental rights pertinent to family law these are as follows.

Article 2 - The right to life

Article 5 - The right to liberty

Article 6 - The rights to a fair trial. Includes that everyone has the right to a fair and a public hearing before an independent and impartial tribunal by law within a reasonable time, and without excess delays. With the presumption of innocent until proven guilty. Another part of Article 6 is the "confrontation clause", the right to examine witnesses or have them examined and to allow evidence and testimonies of absent parties, even the anonymous or vulnerable witnesses.

Article 8 - The right to respect for private and family life, holds that everyone has the right to respect for their private and family life, home and correspondence except where it is necessary, in accordance with the law, for the protection of the safety, rights and freedoms of others.

Article 10 - The right to freedom of expression

Article 12 - The right to marry and found a family

So in a nutshell.

You lose your case in family court and wish to appeal...

If you ask for permission at the final hearing..

Granted...
District Judge..
Circuit Judge..

Refused...
District Judge..
Circuit Judge...

If you didn't ask for permission to appeal at the final hearing and apply for permission afterwards to The Royal High Court Of Justice.

Granted...

Refused...
without merit...
With merit..

Then you may well think it is game over for you because you can't go on to the supreme courts unless you have had an actual hearing. But this is not strictly true and if your human rights to a fair trial have been breached then you have every right to take it further.

Supreme Court.

The Court Of The European Convention Of Human Rights.
Put an application for an appeal for your rights to a fair trial.

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14 Jan 2019

For children discharging their own care orders.

This is a little piece of information that you should all bare in mind with regards to revoking and discharging orders.

Its a little known fact that a child aged 13+ is legally of an age known as gillick competent and where they can apply to discharge or revoke their own orders.

To do this the child simply needs to find a solicitor who deals with family court cases and who is prepared to represent children. Children are entitled to free legal representation all the solicitor needs to do is submit an application using the c2  form asking the courts for permission to hear your case to discharge your own care order and using the form a52 revokation of a care order and to be able to show the court that they understand what it means for them if they are successful  that they have a sufficient enough knowledge to understand the actual proceedings.

my admin jade has advised several children when they want to go home and aren't being listened to and their families have been unsuccessful themselves.

The court has to listen when the child applies because ultimately their wishes and feelings have to be taken into account with all cases for any order including contact etc. This would not work for younger children as they aren't deemed to have the knowledge or mental capacity to understand this but teens are able to do this and they don't need a social worker to do it for them or get the forms. If your child is wanting to return home, is struggling in care, their needs aren't being met or whatever this may be something you could consider with your child.

The difficulty comes when getting info across to the child where supervised contact takes place as they consider s having adult conversations.ultimately the local authority prefer when parents aren't "in the loop or knowing" about what they can do to fight for their children, and don't like when a child is informed of their rights.

Excuses like trying to deliberately destabilise the placement or emotional harm by discussing these things are likely to follow so for that reason its advised that this is not discussed during a supervised contact session, for risk of losing your contact.

This is something all parents and children (of an appropriate age) need to know. Bare this in mind when your child is screaming and fighting to come home.

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14 Jan 2019

Extortion Explained. 

Social workers can't use your kids as weapons they can't threaten you.

Example: if you dont do this or that we will take kids away ect...

If a professional says they will do something if you dont reach a goal that is legal, but if they threaten you with saying if you dont do something then they will take your kids this is unlawful and illegal. Any threat of harmful doing if you dont comply is extortion. They don't have to carry out the threat for it to be breaking the law just the verbal threat itself is enough and its against the law its illegal Coercion/ extortion. Manipulating a person to behave in a involuntary way by use of pressure or force, threats or intimidation. If the law states if you drink and drink you are going to go to prison that's lawful and legal but to use manipulation this by making you sit in a car park for 6 hours before it wears off then this is extortion.

Remember, Nobody is going to complain because they didn't get arrested but to make you sit there for 6 hours waiting is manipulating extortion.

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24 Jun 2019

Read all judgements clearly.

Judges often make the mistake of signing court judgments without actually reading the social workers submitted drafts and statements thoroughly or properly. Plus judges only see what the social worker wants them to see, which 9 times out of 10 are all false statements, made up from expert professionals that have never even met the family under scrutiny, or social worker’s submitting legally documents that the judges are lead to believe are reports written by other professionals who have worked with the family like schools, nurseries or nurses when in fact these professionals have no knowledge at all of these reports they have just been fabricated together by the actual social worker herself which is highly illegal and if they where to be found out would leave these families grounds to pursue a criminal cases of malpractice. Social workers often alter logs as well and there statements are usually full of there own biased personal opinions of the social worker’s personal attack on these decent families. All under these social workers beliefs and hopes of reaching goverment targets and  the cash incentive of being rewarded with money bonuses for every single child that they can successfully manage to adopt.
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25 Jun 2019

Public Law vs. Private Law 

In the family courts hearings are all held under the secrecy of the closed courts.

There are two different kinds of hearings.

First is held under public law and the second is held under private law.

With public law a perfect example is public law outlines which involves the local Authorities.

With private law it does not involve any other parties and does not concern the involvement of the local Authorities a perfect example being two people separating and the estranged party applying to the courts for a child arrangement order this is private between two people and the courts.

No matter whether it is private or public law it is all under the family courts and is closed the only difference is just one is under public law with the local Authorities involvement and the other is private law between two people and no other outside involvement.

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8 Dec 2018

Bar Pro-Bono Explained. 

Please refer to the full list of all Local M.P'S in all areas.

Remember even your goodbye contact doesn't always have to be the end.

Things can still be undone even then. So never give up hope or fighting for your children. Even if you can't afford to appeal to the high court of justice please dont lose faith. Get writing to your local M.P !!! No more than 2sides of A4 size paper anything longer than that and chances are they wont even bother to read it. Keep it informative, short and sweet then they will take more time to read it all properly and to take it all in seriously. Ask them for their help. Detail as many points and as much as you can possibly fit in. If they truely feel you have been served misjustice and they feel that you truely have a genuine case then they will call you in for a meeting to discuss things further in more detail. Remember your local M.P can and does have the power to refer you to the bar pro-bono which is now known as "we are advocates" based in chancery Lane, London they don't ask for a single penny to represent you they are a charity only thing you have to pay is for expenses like petrol and parking ect... they are probably the best in the land to represent you because there hearts are in it and not there wallets !!!!

They are now called "we are advocates" Previously known as the 

Bar Pro-Bono ...

Pro-Bono latin term "pro bono publico" meaning free for the public good.

They are solicitors and barristers that work for free!!! they run on charity and donations all you have to pay is there expenses (reprographics, travel, parking ect ect)

There website is:

https://weareadvocate.org.uk

Alternatively Write to them at:

Advocate
The National Pro Bono Centre
48 Chancery Lane
London
WC2A 1JF

DX 188 London Chancery Lane

Opening hours:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday

If you would like to drop off your case papers, please ensure that you do so within their opening hours.

Email- Enquiries@weareadvocate.org.uk

They aim to get back to you within 5 working days.

Office number- 020 7092 3960 Lines open Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:15 AM - 12.45 PM

Or they have a form online you can fill our using this link:

https://weareadvocate.org.uk/contact_us.html

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4 Dec 2018

A link to three best professionals in all areas in all fields.

Here is a useful link to the three best professionals in all areas whether it be law or medical or school issues.

https://threebestrated.co.uk/

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4 Dec 2018

Restorative Justice Explained. 

This is where you can make EVERYONE accountable for any harm caused to our children even the professionals. 

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