Subject: Family Law

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Last Updated: 17 August 2022

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Number Case Citation Court Level Nutshell Descriptor
1 A Mother v Derby City Council [2021] EWCA Civ 1867 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Unregistered children's homes; inherent jurisdiction
2 A v A (A Minor) (Financial Provision) [1995] 1 FCR 309;
[1994] 1 FLR 657
High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision for children; property adjustment orders
3 A v A (Financial Provision: Conduct) [1995] 1 FLR 345 High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision; conduct
4 A v B (Contact: Alternative Families) (also known as: A v B (Lesbian Co-Parents: Role of Father) [2012] EWCA Civ 285 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; sperm donors
5 A v B (Damages: Paternity) [2007] EWHC 1246 (QB);
[2007] 3 FCR 861
High Court (EWHC QB) Paternity fraud; damages
6 A v N (Committal: Refusal of Contact) (also known as: Re N (A Minor)) [1997] 2 FCR 475 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; committal
7 A v P [2011] EWHC 1738 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Surrogacy; death; parental orders
8 AB v BD (Financial Remedies) [2020] EWHC 857 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; pre-nuptial agreement
9 AB v CD [2018] EWHC 1590 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Surrogacy; parental orders; child arrangements orders; wardship; parental responsibility
10 Akhter v Khan (also known as: Attorney General v Akhter) [2020] EWCA Civ 122 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Marriage; non-qualifying ceremonies; distinction between void marriages and non-qualifying ceremonies
11 Al-Saedy v Musawi (Presumption of Marriage) [2010] EWHC 3293 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Presumption of marriage; cohabitation
12 Armes v Nottinghamshire CC [2017] UKSC 60 Supreme Court Foster care; duty of care; vicarious liability of local authority
13 B and L v UK Appl. No. 36536/02 European Court of Human Rights Prohibited degrees of relationships; right to marry
14 B v B (Occupation Order) [1999] 1 FLR 715 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupation orders
15 B v P (Adoption by Unmarried Father) (also known as: Re B (A Child) (Adoption: Natural Parent), Re B (A Child) (Sole Adoption by Unmarried Parent), Re B (Adoption by Unmarried Father), B (A Child) v RP, Re B (A Child) (Adoption by One Natural Parent to the Exclusion of Other) [2001] UKHL 70 House of Lords Adoption; single parent
16 B v P (also known as: VB v JP) [2008] EWHC 112 (Fam);
[2008] 2 FCR 682
High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial orders; compensation; variation of periodical payments order
17 B v S (Contempt: Imprisonment of Mother) [2009] EWCA Civ 548 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; committal
18 Barrett v Barrett [1988] 2 FLR 516 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Periodical payments; earning capacity; termination
19 Barrett v Enfield LBC [2001] 2 AC 550 House of Lords Adoption; duty of care of local authority
20 Bellinger v Bellinger [2001] EWCA Civ 1140 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Gender; marriage
21 Birch v Birch [2017] UKSC 53 Supreme Court Financial orders; consent orders; undertakings; variation
22 Birmingham City Council v H [1994] 2 AC 212 House of Lords Child welfare; paramountcy; contact
23 BN v MA (Maintenance Pending Suit: Prenuptial Agreement) [2013] EWHC 4250 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Pre-nuptial agreement; periodical payments
24 Brack v Brack [2018] EWCA Civ 2862 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Pre-nuptial agreement; jurisdiction
25 Burden v UK Appl. No. 13378/05 European Court of Human Rights Civil partnership; cohabiting siblings
26 C (A Child) v XYZ County Council (also known as: Re C (A Child)) [2007] EWCA Civ 1206 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; secret birth
27 C v C (Application for Non Molestation Order: Jurisdiction) [1998] Fam 70;
[1998] 2 WLR 599 (ICLR)
High Court (EWHC Fam) Non-molestation orders; 'molestation'
28 C v C (Financial Provision: Personal Damages) [1995] 2 FLR 171 High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision; personal damages; disability
29 C v F (Disabled Child: Maintenance Orders) [1999] 1 FCR 39 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision for children
30 Chai v Peng [2017] EWHC 792 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; sharing; special contribution
31 Chalmers v Johns [1999] 2 FCR 110 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupation orders
32 Charman v Charman [2007] EWCA Civ 503 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; exceptional contribution
33 Christine Goodwin v UK Appl. No. 28957/95 European Court of Human Rights Gender; legal recognition
34 Clutton v Clutton [1991] 1 FLR 242 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; Martin orders
35 Cooper-Hohn v Hohn [2014] EWHC 4122 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; special contribution
36 Corbett v Corbett (otherwise Ashley) [1971] P 83 High Court (Probate, Divorce & Admiralty Division) Marriage; nullity; gender
37 D-E v A-G, falsely calling herself D-E (1845) 1 Rob Eccl 279 Ecclesiastical Court Marriage; nullity; consummation
38 Delaney v Delaney [1990] 2 FLR 457 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; nominal payments orders
39 Dickson v UK Appl. No. 44362/04 European Court of Human Rights Access to reproductive treatment; life imprisonment
40 DL v EL (Hague Abduction Convention) [2013] UKSC 75 Supreme Court Habitual residence; inherent jurisdiction; international child abduction
41 Dobson v Griffey [2018] EWHC 1117 (Ch) High Court (EWHC Ch) Cohabitation; property rights; constructive trusts; proprietary estoppel
42 Dolan v Corby [2011] EWCA Civ 1664 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupation orders
43 Dorney-Kingdom v Dorney-Kingdom [2000] 3 FCR 20 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; child support; Segal orders
44 DS v HR (Hadkinson Order) [2019] EWHC 2425 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child maintenance; Hadkinson orders
45 Duxbury v Duxbury [1992] Fam 62 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; cohabitation; Duxbury calculations
46 Edgar v Edgar [1980] 1 WLR 1410 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; separation agreements
47 Elliott v Elliott [2001] 1 FCR 477 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; Mesher orders
48 Evans v UK Appl. No. 6339/05 European Court of Human Rights Right to respect for the decision to become/not become a parent
49 Father v Mother (also known as: Re A (Letter to a Young Person)) [2017] EWFC 48 Family Court Judgments; relocation
50 FF v KF [2017] EWHC 1093 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; needs
51 Fitzpatrick v Sterling Housing Association [2000] 1 FCR 21 House of Lords The meaning of family in law; same-sex couple; tenancy succession
52 Fowler v Barron [2008] EWCA Civ 377 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Unmarried couple; presumption of joint beneficial ownership
53 FS v RS [2020] EWFC 63 Family Court Inherent jurisdiction; financial provision; application of adult child against parents
54 G v F (Non-Molestation Order: Jurisdiction) (also known as: G v G (Non Molestation Order: Jurisdiction)) [2000] Fam 186 High Court (EWHC Fam) Cohabitants; associated persons; non-molestation orders
55 G v G (Occupation Order: Conduct) [2000] 3 FCR 53 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupation orders
56 Gandhi v Patel [2002] 1 FLR 603 High Court (EWHC Ch) Non-marriage
57 Ghaidan v Godin-Mendoza (also known as: Mendoza v Ghaidan, Ghaidan v Mendoza, Godin-Mendoza v Ghaidan)) [2004] UKHL 30 House of Lords Tenancy succession; same-sex couple; difference in treatment
58 Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA [1985] 3 All ER 402 House of Lords Gillick competence; contraception; consent; parental consent
59 Gray v Work (also known as: W v G, Work v Gray) [2017] EWCA Civ 270 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; special contribution
60 Griffiths v Tickle [2021] EWCA Civ 1882 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Domestic abuse; child welfare; anonymity; open justice
61 H v H (Financial Relief: Attempted Murder as Conduct) [2005] EWHC 2911 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; conduct; needs
62 H v R [2021] EWHC 1943 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Adoption; declaration of parentage
63 Hale v Tanner [2000] EWCA Civ 5570 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Non-molestation orders; committal
64 Haley v Haley [2020] EWCA Civ 1369 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; arbitration
65 Hart v Hart [2017] EWCA Civ 1306 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; matrimonial and non-matrimonial assets
66 Hayatleh v Mofdy [2017] EWCA Civ 70 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Presumption of marriage; cohabitation
67 Hayes v Willoughby [2013] UKSC 17 Supreme Court Harassment
68 Helene v Bailey [2022] EWFC 5 Family Court Financial remedies; committal; contempt; admissibility
69 Hirani v Hirani [1983] 4 FLR 232 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Valid consent to a marriage; duress
70 H-J v H-J (Financial Provision: Equality) (also known as: HJ v HJ (Financial Provision: Equality)) [2002] 1 FLR 415 High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies
71 Holmes-Moorhouse v London Borough of Richmond upon Thames LBC [2009] UKHL 7 House of Lords Shared residence orders; local housing authorities
72 Hudson v Hathway [2022] EWHC 631 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Co-ownership; cohabiting couple; constructive trusts
73 Hudson v Leigh [2009] EWHC 1306 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Marriage; non-qualifying ceremonies
74 Humphreys v Revenue and Customs Commissioners [2012] UKSC 18 Supreme Court Child tax credit; discrimination
75 HW v WW [2022] 1 FCR 353 Family Court Financial remedies; consent orders; impact of COVID-19 pandemic; Barder conditions
76 HX v Local Authority (Application to Revoke Adoption Order) [2020] EWHC 1287 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Adoption; revocation
77 Hyde v Hyde (also known as: Hyde v Hyde and Woodmansee) [1866] UKLawRpPro 29;
(1865-69) LR 1 P&D 130 (ICLR)
Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Marriage
78 Ilott v Mitson (also known as: Ilott v Blue Cross) [2017] UKSC 17 Supreme Court Inheritance; family provision
79 J (SR) v J (DW) (also known as: SRJ v DWJ) [1999] 2 FLR 176 Court of Appeal (EWHC Civ) Financial provision; periodical payments
80 J v C (also known as: Re C (An Infant)) [1970] AC 668 House of Lords Child welfare; meaning of 'paramount'
81 JL v SL (Financial Remedies: Rehearing: Non-Matrimonial Property) [2015] EWHC 360 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial orders; post-separation accruals; matrimonial and non-matrimonial property
82 Jones v Jones (also known as: J v J) [2011] EWCA Civ 41 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; non-matrimonial and matrimonial assets
83 Jones v Kernott (also known as: Kernott v Jones) [2011] UKSC 53 Supreme Court Constructive trusts; cohabitation
84 JS v RS [2017] EWCA Civ 408 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial orders
85 K v K (Children: Permanent Removal from Jurisdiction) [2011] EWCA Civ 793 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Relocation; child welfare
86 K v K (Financial Provision: Conduct) [1988] 1 FLR 469 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial orders; conduct
87 K v L [2010] EWCA Civ 125 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; conduct
88 K v L (Ancillary Relief: Inherited Wealth) (also known as: K v L (Non-Matrimonial Property: Special Contribution)) [2011] EWCA Civ 550 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; special contribution
89 KA v MA (Pre-Nuptial Agreement: Needs) [2018] EWHC 499 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; needs; pre-nuptial agreements
90 Kimber v Kimber (also known as: K v K (Enforcement)) [2000] 1 FLR 383 High Court (EWHC Fam) Cohabitation; financial provision
91 Lambert v Lambert (also known as: L v L (Financial Provision: Contributions)) [2002] EWCA Civ 1685 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; contributions
92 Lancashire CC v B (A Child) (Care Orders: Significant Harm) (also known as: Re BW (Care Orders), Lancashire CC v A (A Child), Lancashire CC v W (A Child) (Care Orders: Significant Harm), Re B and W (Children) (Threshold Criteria)) [2000] 2 AC 147 House of Lords Child protection; care orders; unknown perpetrator
93 Lau v DPP [2000] 1 FLR 799 High Court (EWHC QB) Harassment; course of conduct
94 Lawrence v Gallagher [2012] EWCA Civ 394 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial orders; dissolution of a civil partnership
95 Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust v A and others (also known as: L Teaching Hospital NHS Trust v A) [2003] EWHC 259 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Consent to treatment under the HFEA; legal fatherhood
96 Lloyds Bank Plc v Rosset [1991] 1 AC 107 House of Lords Constructive trusts
97 Luton BC v B (also known as: Luton BC v SB, Re RS (Capacity to Consent to Sexual Intercourse and Marriage)) [2015] EWHC 3534 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Marriage; consent; capacity
98 M v B (also known as: M v B (Ancillary Proceedings: Lump Sum)) [1998] 1 FLR 53 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; housing
99 M v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Langley v Bradford MDC (also known as: Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v M) [2006] UKHL 11 House of Lords Child support; discrimination
100 Mabon v Mabon [2005] EWCA Civ 634 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Children's rights; participation; autonomy; separate representation
101 MacLeod v MacLeod [2008] UKPC 64 Privy Council (Isle of Man) Financial remedies; post-nuptial agreements
102 Martin BH v Martin (D) [1978] Fam 12 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Martin orders
103 Martin v Martin [2018] EWCA Civ 2866 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; private companies
104 Martin v Myers [2004] EWHC 1947 (Ch) High Court (EWHC Ch) Presumption of marriage
105 Martin-Dye v Martin-Dye [2006] EWCA Civ 681 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; pensions; pension sharing
106 May v May [1986] 1 FLR 325 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; parenting styles
107 McCartney v Mills McCartney (also known as: McCartney v Mills-McCartney) [2008] EWHC 401 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; clean break
108 Mesher v Mesher [1980] 1 All ER 126 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Mesher orders
109 Militante v Ogunwomoju [1993] 2 FCR 335 High Court (EWHC Fam) Valid consent to a marriage; nullity; identity
110 Miller v Miller; McFarlane v McFarlane (also known as: M v M (Short Marriage: Clean Break)) [2006] UKHL 24 House of Lords Financial remedies; principles
111 Mills v Mills [2018] UKSC 38 Supreme Court Financial remedies; periodical payments; variation
112 Neulinger and Shuruk v Switzerland Appl. No. 41615/07 European Court of Human Rights Child welfare and Article 8; international child abduction
113 Norman v Norman [2017] EWCA Civ 120 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; consent orders; setting aside
114 North v North [2007] EWCA Civ 760 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; needs
115 Nottinghamshire County Council v P [1994] Fam 18 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; prohibited steps orders
116 Odièvre v France Appl. No. 42326/98 European Court of Human Rights Right to knowledge of origins
117 Opuz v Turkey Appl. No. 33401/02 European Court of Human Rights Domestic abuse; positive obligations
118 Owens v Owens [2018] UKSC 41 Supreme Court Defended divorce; respondent's behaviour (under the old law)
119 P v B (Paternity: Damages for Deceit) [2001] 1 FLR 1041 High Court (EWHC QB) Deceit; paternity; cohabitation
120 P v Q [2022] 2 WLUK 268 Family Court Financial remedies; gifts; loans
121 P v R (Forced Marriage: Annulment: Procedure) [2003] 1 FLR 661 High Court (EWHC Fam) Valid consent to a marriage; forced marriages
122 Payne v Payne (also known as: P v P (Removal of Child to New Zealand)) [2001] EWCA Civ 166 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) International relocation; early approach; child welfare
123 Pazpena de Vire v Pazpena de Vire [2001] 1 FLR 460 High Court (EWHC Fam) Presumption of marriage
124 Petrodel Resources Ltd v Prest (also known as: Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd, P Resources Ltd v Prest, Prest v Prest) [2013] UKSC 34 Supreme Court Financial orders; property of companies
125 Piglowska v Piglowski [1999] 1 WLR 1360 House of Lords Financial provision; housing; property adjustment orders
126 Plymouth City Council v G [2010] EWCA Civ 1271 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; care orders; placement orders
127 Pounds v Pounds [1994] 1 WLR 1535 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; consent orders
128 R (on the application of Elan-Cane) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 363 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Gender
129 R (on the application of Axon) v Secretary of State for Health [2006] EWHC 37 (Admin) High Court (EWHC Admin) Gillick competence; treatment of under-16s; sexual health
130 R (On the application of G) v Barnet LBC, R (on the application of A) v Lambeth LBC, R (on the application of W) v Lambeth LBC [2003] UKHL 57 House of Lords Child protection; duty to accommodate; local authority housing
131 R (on the application of G) v Southwark LBC [2009] UKHL 26 House of Lords Child protection; accommodation
132 R (on the application of H) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2019] EWHC 2095 (Admin) High Court (EWHC Admin) Surrogacy; parenthood; birth certificates
133 R (on the application of JS) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (also known as: R (on the application of SG) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions) [2015] UKSC 16 Supreme Court Benefit cap; child welfare; single parents
134 R (on the application of Kehoe) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (also known as: Kehoe v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Kehoe) [2005] UKHL 48 House of Lords Financial provision for children; maintenance; enforcement
135 R (on the application of McConnell) v Registrar General for England and Wales [2020] EWCA Civ 559 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Gender; parenthood; birth registration; birth certificates
136 R (on the application of SC) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2021] UKSC 26 Supreme Court Child tax credit; discrimination
137 R (on the application of Steinfeld) v Secretary of State for International Development (also known as: Steinfeld v Secretary of State for Education) [2018] UKSC 32 Supreme Court Civil partnerships; different-sex couples
138 R v P (Children: Similar Fact Evidence) [2020] EWCA Civ 1088 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Admission of similar fact evidence; coercive and controlling behaviour
139 R v R (also known as: R v R (A Husband), Re R (Rape: Marital Exemption)) [1992] 1 AC 599 House of Lords Rape; spouses; marital rape
140 R v R (Financial Remedies) [2012] EWHC 2390 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial remedies; contribution
141 R v Widdows (David Roger) [2011] EWCA Crim 1500 Court of Appeal (EWCA Crim) Harassment; course of conduct
142 Radmacher v Granatino (also known as: G v R (Pre-Nuptial Contract)) [2010] UKSC 42 Supreme Court Pre-nuptial agreements
143 RC v JC [2020] EWHC 466 (Fam) Family Court Financial remedies; compensation
144 Re A (Intractable Contact Dispute) [2013] EWCA Civ 1104 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child arrangements orders; contact
145 Re A (A Child) (Joint Residence: Parental Responsibility) [2008] EWCA Civ 867 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Shared residence orders; parental responsibility
146 Re A (A Child) (Supervised Contact: s.91(14) Children Act 1989 Orders) [2021] EWCA Civ 1749 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Applications; contact; child welfare; orders restricting further applications
147 Re A (Adoption: Notification of Fathers and Relatives) [2020] EWCA Civ 41 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Secret birth; notification of birth
148 Re A (also known as: A Local Authority v A, A Local Authority v C) [2010] EWHC 978 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Care; deprivation of liberty; local authority's positive obligations
149 Re A (Children) (Adoption: Scottish Children's Hearing) (also known as: Re A (Children) (Scotland)) [2017] EWHC 1293 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Adoption order; jurisdiction; habitual residence
150 Re A (Children) (Care Proceedings: Burden of Proof) [2018] EWCA Civ 1718 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; care proceedings; balance of probabilities
151 Re A (Children) (Conjoined Twins: Medical Treatment) (No. 1) [2001] Fam 147 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; balancing welfare interests
152 Re A (Children) (Contact: Ultra-Orthodox Judaism: Transgender Parent) (also known as: Re M (Children) (Ultra-Orthodox Judaism: Transgender)) [2017] EWCA Civ 2164 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; contact; judicial reasonable parent
153 Re A (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008: Assisted Reproduction: Parent) (also known as: Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008; In Re A (Legal Parenthood: Written Consents)) [2015] EWHC 2602 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Consent; assisted reproduction; parentage
154 Re AJ (A Child) (Adoption Order or Special Guardianship Order) (also known as: JJ v AT) [2007] 1 FCR 308 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; adoption orders; special guardianship orders
155 Re B (A Child) (Habitual Residence: Inherent Jurisdiction) [2016] UKSC 4 Supreme Court Habitual residence
156 Re B (A Child) (Post-Adoption Contact) [2019] EWCA Civ 29 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; post-adoption contact
157 Re B (A Child) (Residence: Second Appeal) [2009] UKSC 5 Supreme Court Biological parents; presumptions; grandparents; child welfare
158 Re B (A Child) (Secure Accommodation Order) (also known as: A Local Authority v B's Mother) [2019] EWCA Civ 2025 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Secure accommodation orders; child welfare
159 Re B (A Child) (Welfare: Child Arrangements Order) [2017] EWHC 488 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child arrangements orders
160 Re B (A Child) Care Proceedings: Appeal) (also known as: Re B (A Child) (Care Order: Proportionality: Criterion for Revie); Re B (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Threshold Criteria) [2013] UKSC 33 Supreme Court Child protection; care orders; 'significant harm'; adoption
161 Re B (Adoption Order: Jurisdiction to Set Aside) [1995] Fam 239 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption
162 Re B (Children) (Change of Names: Parental Responsibility: Evidence) [2017] EWHC 3250 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Change of name; prohibited steps orders; parental responsibility
163 Re B (Children) (Sexual Abuse: Standard of Proof) (also known as: Local Authority X v B) [2008] UKHL 35 House of Lords Child protection; care orders; threshold criteria; standard of proof
164 Re B (Children) (Uncertain Perpetrator) [2019] EWCA Civ 575 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; fact finding; uncertain perpetrator
165 Re B (Minors) (Termination of Contact: Paramount Consideration) (also known as: Re B (Minors) (Care: Contact: Local Authority's Plans) [1993] Fam 301 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; care; contact
166 Re B-J (A Child) (Non-Molestation Order: Power of Arrest) [2001] Fam 415 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Non-molestation orders; indefinite
167 Re B-S (Children) (Adoption: Leave to Oppose) (also known as: Re B-S (Children) (Adoption: Application of s.47(5)), Re B-S (Children) (Adoption Order: Leave to Oppose) [2013] EWCA Civ 1146 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; leave to oppose
168 Re C (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 1714 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Care orders; residential accommodation; consent; 'other suitable person'
169 Re C (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Adoption) [2018] EWHC 3332 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Secret birth; notification of young father
170 Re C (A Child) (Immunisation: Parental Rights) [2003] EWCA Civ 1148 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility; duty to consult
171 Re C (A Child) (Internal Relocation) [2015] EWCA Civ 1305 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Relocation; child welfare
172 Re C (A Child) (Suspension of Contact) (also known as: AL v JH) [2011] EWCA Civ 521 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; suspension
173 Re C (A Minor) (Interim Care Order: Residential Assessment) (also known as: Re C (A Minor) (Interim Care Order: Residential Assessment)) [1997] AC 489 House of Lords Child protection; care orders; residential assessment
174 Re C (Children) (Abduction) [2018] UKSC 8 Supreme Court International child abduction; habitual residence; return; wrongful retention
175 Re C (Minors) (Parental Rights) [1992] 2 All ER 86 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility order
176 Re C and B (Children) (Care Order: Future Harm) (also known as: Re C and J (Children)) [2000] 2 FCR 614 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; care orders; contact
177 Re D (A Child) (also known as: Birmingham City Council v D, Re D (A Child) (Residence Order: Deprivation of Liberty) [2019] UKSC 42 Supreme Court Parental responsibility; deprivation of liberty
178 Re D (A Child) (Non-Availability of Legal Aid) [2015] EWFC 2 Family Court Legal aid; human rights; placement orders
179 Re D (A Child) (Paternity) [2006] EWHC 3545 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Paternity testing; child welfare
180 Re D (Children) (Shared Residence Orders) [2000] FCR 147 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Shared residence orders
181 Re D (Contact and Parental Responsibility: Lesbian Mothers and Known Father) (No 2) [2006] EWHC 2 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Parental responsibility
182 Re D (Practice: Declaration of Parentage) [2017] EWHC 1782 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Declarations of parental status
183 Re DW (A Child) (Termination of Parental Responsibility) (also known as: CW v SG, Re D (A Child) (Withdrawal of Parental Responsibility), Re D (A Child) (Parental Responsibility: Removal)) [2014] EWCA Civ 315 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility; termination
184 Re E (A Minor) (Care Order: Contact) [1994] 1 FLR 146 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; care plans; contact
185 Re E (A Minor) (Wardship: Medical Treatment) [1993] 1 FLR 386 High Court (EWHC Fam) Gillick competence; refusal of treatment; child welfare
186 Re E (Blla: Recognition and Enforcement) [2020] EWCA Civ 1030 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility; child welfare; foreign orders
187 Re E (Children) (Abduction: Custody Appeal) (also known as: Re E (Children) (Wrongful Removal: Exceptions to Return), E v E, Re E (Children) (Abduction: Evaluation of Welfare)) [2011] UKSC 27 Supreme Court International child abduction; child welfare
188 Re F (A Child) (International Relocation Case) (also known as: Re F (A Child) (International Relocation: Welfare Analysis), DF v N B-F) [2015] EWCA Civ 882 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) International relocation
189 Re F (A Child) (Shared Residence Order) [2009] EWCA Civ 313 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Shared residence orders
190 Re F (A Minor) (Blood Tests: Parental Rights) [1993] Fam 314 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Paternity testing
191 Re F (Assessment of Birth Family) [2021] EWFC 31 Family Court Care proceedings; assessment of mother's birth family
192 Re G (A Child) (Interim Care Order: Residential Assessment) (also known as: Re G (A Child) (Interim Care Orders: Inpatient Assessment), Kent CC v G) [2005] UKHL 68 House of Lords Child protection; interim care orders; assessment
193 Re G (A Minor) (Parental Responsibility: Education) [1994] 2 FLR 964 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility; duty to consult; prohibited steps orders
194 Re G (Care: Challenge to Local Authority's Decision) [2003] EWHC 551 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child protection; care proceedings; disclosure
195 Re G (Children) (Discharge of Care Orders: Injunction) [2019] EWCA Civ 1779 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; injunctions; care orders
196 Re G (Children) (Religious Upbringing: Education) [2012] EWCA Civ 1233 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; education
197 Re G (Children) (Residence: Same-Sex Partner) [2006] 1 FCR 436 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Residence orders; relocation; parental responsibility; parenthood
198 Re G (Children: Fair Hearing) [2019] EWCA Civ 126 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Interim care orders; threshold criteria
199 Re H (A Child) (Care and Adoption: Assessment of Wider Family) [2019] EWFC 10 Family Court Adoption; wider family
200 Re H (A Child) (Disclosure of Asylum Documents) (also known as: Secretary of State for the Home Department v R) [2020] EWCA Civ 1001 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Asylum seekers; child arrangements orders; disclosure
201 Re H (A Child) (Parental Responsibility: Vaccination) (also known as: Tower Hamlets LBC v M) [2020] EWCA Civ 664 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility; vaccination; child welfare; care orders
202 Re H (A Minor) (Blood Tests: Parental Rights) [1997] Fam 89 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Paternity testing; consent
203 Re H (A Minor) (Parental Responsibility) (also known as: Re RH (A Minor) (Parental Responsibility)) [1998] 2 FCR 89 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility orders; child welfare
204 Re H (Minors) (Local Authority: Parental Rights) (No. 3) (also known as: Re H (Minors) (Adoption: Putative Father's Rights) (No. 3)) [1991] Fam 151 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility
205 Re H (Minors) (Sexual Abuse: Standard of Proof) (also known as Re H and R (Child Sexual Abuse: Standard of Proof), Re H (Minors) (Child Abuse: Threshold Conditions)) [1996] AC 563 House of Lords Child protection; care orders; 'likely to suffer significant harm'; threshold criteria; standard of proof
206 Re H and A (Children) (Paternity: Blood Tests) [2002] EWCA Civ 383 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Paternity testing; illegitimacy
207 Re H-B (Children) (Contact: Prohibition on Further Applications) [2015] EWCA Civ 389 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child arrangements orders; contact; parental responsibility
208 Re H-N (Children) (Domestic Abuse: Finding of Fact Hearings) (also known as: Re H-N (Children) (Domestic Violence: Finding of Fact Hearings)) [2021] EWCA Civ 448 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Domestic violence and abuse; controlling and coercive behaviour; child welfare
209 Re I (Children) (Child Assessment Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 281 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; child assessment orders; radicalisation
210 Re J (A Child) (Adopted Child: Contact) (also known as: A County Council v X) [2010] EWCA Civ 581 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; contact
211 Re J (A Minor) (Prohibited Steps Order: Circumcision) (also known as Re J (Specific Issue Orders: Child's Religious Upbringing and Circumcision), Re U (A Minor) (Specific Issue Orders: Muslim Upbringing and Circumcision) [2000] 1 FLR 517 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility; duty to consult; prohibited steps orders; circumcision
212 Re J (Care Proceedings: Threshold Criteria) (also known as Re J (Children) (Non-Accidental injury: Past Possible Perpetrator in new Family), Re J (Children) (Care Proceedings: Past Possible Perpetrators in New Family Unit)) [2013] UKSC 9 Supreme Court Child protection; burden of proof; threshold criteria
213 Re J (Children) (Care Proceedings: Unaccompanied Child Refugees) [2017] EWFC 44 Family Court Care proceedings; unaccompanied child refugees
214 Re K (A Child) (Disposal of Body: Court's Power to Authorise) (also known as: Gloucestershire CC v K) [2017] EWHC 1083 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Inherent jurisdiction; burial of a child's body
215 Re K (A Minor) (Adoption: Foreign Child) (also known as Re K (Adoption and Wardship)) [1997] 2 FCR 389 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption
216 Re K (A Minor) (Wardship: Adoption) (also known as: Re K (Private Placement for Adoption)) [1991] 1 FLR 57 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; child welfare
217 Re K (Forced Marriage: Passport Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 190 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Forced marriage protection orders; jurisdiction; autonomy
218 Re KD (A Minor) (Ward: Termination of Access) [1988] AC 806 House of Lords Child welfare; relationship between the paramountcy principle and Article 8 ECHR
219 Re L (A Child) (Adoption: Identification of Possible Father) [2020] EWCA Civ 577 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; secret birth; notification; sibling testing
220 Re L (A Child) (Care: Threshold Criteria) [2007] 1 FLR 2050 High Court (EWHC Fam) Child protection; threshold criteria; 'significant harm'
221 Re L (A Child) (Contact: Domestic Violence), Re H (Children) (Contact: Domestic Violence), Re V (A Child) (Contact: Domestic Violence), Re M (A Child) (Contact: Domestic Violence) [2000] FCR 404 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Domestic abuse; contact
222 Re L (A Child) (Special Guardianship Order: Surname) (also known as: Re E (A Child)) [2007] 1 FCR 804 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Special guardianship orders; parental responsibility; contact; child's surname
223 Re L (A Minor) (Care Proceedings: Wardship) (No. 2) [1991] 1 FLR 29 High Court (EWHC Fam) Adoption; extended family
224 Re L (Children) [2012] EWCA Civ 721 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupation orders
225 Re L (Vulnerable Adults with Capacity: Court's Jurisdiction) (also known as A Local Authority v DL, DL v A Local Authority) [2012] EWCA Civ 253 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Inherent jurisdiction; capacity; duress
226 Re L-B (Children) (Care Proceedings: Power to Revise Judgment) (also known as: Re L-B (Children) (Reversal of Judgment), Re L (Children) (Preliminary Finding: Power to Reverse)) [2013] UKSC 8 Supreme Court Civil procedure; power to reverse a decision
227 Re LC (Children) (International Abduction: Child's Objections to Return) (also known as: LCG v RL (Abduction: Habitual Residence and Child's Objection), Re LC (Children) (Abduction: Habitual Residence: State of Mind of Child)) [2014] UKSC 1 Supreme Court Habitual residence; international child abduction; child's state of mind
228 Re M (A Child) (Contact: Parental Responsibility) [2001] 2 FLR 342 High Court (EWHC Fam) Child welfare; parental responsibility; contact
229 Re M (A Child) (Exercise of Inherent Jurisdiction) [2020] EWCA Civ 922 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Inherent jurisdiction; habitual residence
230 Re M (A Child) Parental Responsibility Order) (also known as PM v MB, M (A Child) (Parental Responsibility: Welfare: Status) [2013] EWCA Civ 969 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility orders; child welfare
231 Re M (A Child: Special Guardianship Order: Leave to Apply to Discharge) [2021] EWCA Civ 442 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Special guardianship orders; child arrangements orders; discharge of special guardianship orders; change in circumstances; child welfare
232 Re M (A Minor) (Care Order: Threshold Conditions) (also known as: Re M (A Minor) (Care Order: Significant Harm)) [1994] 2 AC 424 House of Lords Child protection; care orders; 'is suffering, or is likely to suffer'
233 Re M (Children) (Abduction: Rights of Custody) (also known as: MM v VM (also known as VRM)) [2007] UKHL 55 House of Lords International child abduction; return; child welfare
234 Re M (Children) (Contact) [2012] EWHC 1948 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child arrangements orders; contact; intractable contact dispute; transferring residence
235 Re M (Children) (Contact: Long Term Best Interests) (also known as: Re M (Children) (Intractable Contact Dispute: Court's Positive Duty)) [2005] EWCA Civ 1090 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; intractable contact dispute; child welfare
236 Re M and R (Minors) (Child Abuse: Expert Evidence) (also known as: Re M and R (Minors) (Expert Opinion: Evidence)) [1996] 4 All ER 239 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; care orders; threshold criteria
237 Re MA (Children) (Care Threshold) (also known as: Re MA (Children) (Care Order: Likelihood of Significant Harm), A (Children) v A) [2009] EWCA Civ 853 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; threshold criteria; likelihood of significant harm
238 Re McLaughlin's Application for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) [2018] UKSC 48 Supreme Court Widowed Parent's Allowance; unmarried couples; discrimination
239 Re M-J (A Child) (Adoption Order or Special Guardianship Order) (also known as: J v Newport City Council) [2007] EWCA Civ 56 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption orders; special guardianship orders
240 Re N (A Child) (also known as: K v L) [2019] EWFC 21 Family Court Surrogacy; parental orders; home
241 Re N (Children) (Interim Order/Stay) [2020] EWCA Civ 1070 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Foster care; short term stays; interim orders
242 Re N (Children) (Interim Order/Stay) [2020] EWCA Civ 1070 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; interim orders; short term stays
243 Re NY (A Child) [2019] UKSC 49 Supreme Court Inherent jurisdiction; child welfare
244 Re O (A Minor) (Contact: Imposition of Conditions) [1995] 2 FLR 124 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; conditions; indirect contact
245 Re O (Committal: Legal Representation) [2019] EWCA Civ 1721 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Committal; legal representation
246 Re O and N (Children) (Non-Accidental Injury: Burden of Proof) (also known as Re B (Children), Re O and N (Children) (Care: Preliminary Hearing)) [2003] UKHL 18 House of Lords Child protection; care proceedings; possible perpetrators; threshold criteria
247 Re P (A Child) (Adoption Order: Leave to Oppose Making of Adoption Order) (also known as: Re P (A Child) (Adoption Proceedings), Re P (A Child) (Adoption: Leave Proceedings)) [2007] EWCA Civ 616 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; change of circumstances; child welfare
248 Re P (A Child) (Adoption: Step-parent's Application) (also known as: Re P (A Child) (Step-Parent Adoption)) [2014] EWCA Civ 1174 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; step-parent adoption
249 Re P (A Child) (Financial Provision) (also known as: P v T) [2003] EWCA Civ 837 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision for children; child welfare; periodical payments
250 Re P (Children) (Care proceedings: Special Guardianship Orders) [2018] EWCA Civ 1407 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Care orders; special guardianship orders
251 Re P (Children) (Disclosure) [2022] EWCA Civ 495 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private law proceedings; disclosure; self-incrimination
252 Re P (Children) (Placement Orders: Parental Consent) (also known as: B v X CC, Re P (Children) (Adoption: Parental Consent)) [2008] EWCA Civ 535 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; parental consent; placement orders; post-adoption contact
253 Re P (Legal Parenthood: Written Consents) (also known as: Re P (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008) (No. 2)) [2017] EWHC 2532 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Declarations of parentage; consent
254 Re P (Minors) (Contact: Discretion) [1998] 2 FLR 696 High Court (EWHC Fam) Contact; opposition to contact
255 Re PC (Change of Surname) (also known as: Re C (Minors) (Change of Surname), Re P (Change of Surname: Parent's Rights)) [1997] 2 FLR 730 High Court (EWHC Fam) Parental responsibility; duty to consult; change of surname
256 Re Q (A Child) (Interim Care Order: Jurisdiction) [2019] EWHC 512 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child protection; interim orders; supervision orders; care orders
257 Re R (A Child) (Adoption: Judicial Approach) [2014] EWCA Civ 1625 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; child welfare
258 Re R (A Child) (Adoption: Judicial Approach) [2014] EWCA Civ 1625 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption; child welfare
259 Re R (A Child) (No Order for Contact: Appeal) [2014] EWCA Civ 1664 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; child welfare
260 Re R (A Child) (Residence Order: Treatment of Child's Wishes) [2009] EWCA Civ 445 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; child's wishes
261 Re R (A Child: Asylum and 1980 Hague Convention Application) [2022] EWCA Civ 188 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) International child abduction; asylum
262 Re R (A Minor) (Wardship: Consent to Treatment) [1992] Fam 11 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Gillick competence; refusal of treatment; consent
263 Re R (Children) (Care Proceedings: Fact-finding Hearing) [2018] EWCA Civ 198 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Care proceedings; criminal law; fact-finding hearings
264 Re S (A Child) (Adoption Order or Special Guardianship Order (also known as: DO v LP) [2007] 1 FCR 271 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Special guardianship orders; adoption orders
265 Re S (A Child) (Child as Parent: Adoption: Consent) [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Adoption; Gillick competence; capacity to consent
266 Re S (A Minor) (Parental Responsibility) [1995] 3 FCR 225 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Parental responsibility orders; child welfare
267 Re S (Children) (Care Order: Implementation of Care Plan) (also known as: Re W (Children) (Care Plan), Re W and B (Children) (Care Plan)) [2002] UKHL 10 House of Lords Child protection; care plans
268 Re S (Children) (Relocation: Permission) (also known as: Re S (Children) (Relocation: Interests of Siblings), LSA v RBS) [2011] EWCA Civ 454 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; siblings
269 Re S (Parental Alienation: Cult) [2020] EWCA Civ 568 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child arrangements orders; child welfare; parental alienation
270 Re S-B (Children) (Care Proceedings: Standard of Proof) (also known as: Re S-B (Children) (Non-Accidental Injury), Re S-B (Identification of Perpetrator)) [2009] UKSC 17 Supreme Court Child protection; standard of proof; identification of perpetrator
271 Re T (A Child) [2021] UKSC 35 Supreme Court Inherent jurisdiction; unregistered secure accommodation; consent
272 Re T (A Child) (Non-Molestation Order) [2017] EWCA Civ 1889 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Non-molestation orders; 'molestation'; care orders
273 Re TT (Children) (Discharge of Care Order) [2021] EWCA Civ 742 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Care orders; discharge of care orders; child welfare
274 Re TT (Surrogacy) (also known as: CW v NT) [2011] EWHC 33 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Surrogacy; breakdown in arrangement; child welfare
275 Re W (A Child) (Adoption Order: Leave to Oppose), Re H (Children) (Adoption Order: Application for Permission for Leave to Oppose) [2013] EWCA Civ 1177 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Adoption orders; non-compliance; interlocutory orders
276 Re W (A Child) (Illegitimate Child: Change of Surname), Re B (Children) (Change of Name), Re A (A Child) (Change of Name) (also known as: Re W (A Child) (Change of Name)) [2001] Fam 1 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Change of name
277 Re W (A Child) (Shared Residence Order) [2009] EWCA Civ 370 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Shared residence orders; child welfare
278 Re W (A Minor) (Medical Treatment: Court's Jurisdiction) (also known as: Re J (A Minor) (Consent to Medical Treatment)) [1993] Fam 64 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Medical treatment; consent; Gillick competence
279 Re W (Children) (Direct Contact) [2012] EWCA Civ 999 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Contact; child welfare; parental responsibility
280 Re W (Children) (Family Proceedings: Evidence) (also known as: Re W (Children) (Abuse: Oral Evidence)) [2010] UKSC 12 Supreme Court Child giving evidence; witnesses; child welfare
281 Re W (Children) (Name Changes Disclosing Gender Reassignment and Other Matters) [2020] EWHC 279 High Court (EWHC QB) Change of name; gender
282 Re W (Minors) (Residence Order) [1999] 1 FLR 869 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child welfare; residence orders
283 Re X (A Child) (Parental Order: Time Limit) (also known as: Re X (A Child) (Surrogacy: Time Limit)) [2014] EWHC 3135 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Surrogacy; parental orders; time limits
284 Re X (Parental Order: Death of Intended Parent Prior to Birth) (also known as: Y v Z) [2020] EWFC 39 Family Court Surrogacy; death; parental orders
285 Re Y (A Child) (Appropriate Local Authority) [2019] EWCA Civ 2209 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Care proceedings; designation of local authority
286 Re Y (Children in Care: Change of Nationality) [2020] EWCA Civ 1038 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Care orders; change of nationality
287 Re Z (A Child) (Surrogate Father: Parental Order) (No. 2) [2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Surrogacy; parental orders; single applicant; discrimination
288 Re Z (Leave to Withdraw Application for a Parental Order) (also known as: Z v X) [2019] EWFC 43 Family Court Surrogacy; parental orders; child welfare
289 RK v RK (Financial Resources: Trust Assets) [2011] EWHC 3910 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial orders; discretionary trusts
290 RO v A Local Authority [2013] EWHC B31 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child welfare; residence orders
291 Robson v Robson [2010] EWCA Civ 1171 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; inherited wealth
292 S (An Infant) v S, W v Official Solicitor (acting as Guardian ad Litem for a Male Infant named PHW), W v W (also known as: S v McC (formerly S)) [1972] AC 24 House of Lords Paternity testing; child welfare
293 S v S (Non-Matrimonial Property: Conduct) (also known as: S v S (Divorce: Distribution of Assets)) [2006] EWHC 2793 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision; matrimonial and non-matrimonial property; contribution
294 SA v PA (Pre-Marital Agreement: Compensation) [2014] EWHC 392 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial orders; compensation; pre-nuptial agreements
295 Sawden v Sawden [2004] 1 FCR 776 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; matrimonial home
296 Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Akhtar (also known as: Akhtar v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions) [2021] EWCA Civ 1353 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Polygamous marriages; void marriages; bereavement payments; Widowed Parent's Allowance
297 Sharland v Sharland (also known as: S v S) [2015] UKSC 60 Supreme Court Consent orders; financial provision; disclosure; fraud
298 Sheffield City Council v E and S (also known as: Re E (Alleged Patient)) [2004] EWHC 2808 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Marriage; capacity to marry; consent
299 Singh v Kaur [1981] 2 WLUK 14 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Valid consent to a marriage; duress; nullity
300 Singh v Singh [1971] P 226 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Valid consent to a marriage; nullity
301 Somerset CC v NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group [2022] EWFC 31 Family Court Adoption; breach of statutory duty; medical summaries
302 Sorrell v Sorrell [2005] EWHC 1717 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision; contribution; clean break
303 SS v NS (Spousal Maintenance) [2014] EWHC 4183 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Spousal maintenance
304 Stack v Dowden (also known as: Dowden v Stack) [2007] UKHL 17 House of Lords Cohabiting couple; co-ownership; beneficial interests
305 Suter v Suter [1987] Fam 111 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; child welfare
306 Sutton v Mishcon de Reya [2003] EWHC 3166 (Ch) High Court (EWHC Ch) Cohabitation; contract for sexual relations; void contracts
307 Szechter v Szechter [1971] P 286 High Court (Probate, Divorce & Admiralty Division) Valid consent to a marriage; duress
308 T v T (Financial Relief: Pensions) [1998] 1 FLR 1072 High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision; pension; periodical payments
309 Thorner v Major (also known as: Thorner v Curtis, Thorner v Majors) [2009] UKHL 18 House of Lords Proprietary estoppel
310 Tower Hamlets LBC v B [2015] EWHC 2491 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Child protection; care proceedings; radicalisation
311 Tower Hamlets LBC v NB [2019] EWCOP 27 Court of Protection (EWCOP) Capacity; consent; marriage; sex
312 V v V (Ancillary Relief: Power to Order Child Maintenance) [2001] 2 FLR 799 High Court (EWHC Fam) Child maintenance; periodical payments
313 Vaughan v Vaughan [1973] 1 WLR 1159 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Non-molestation orders; 'molestation'; committal
314 Villiers v Villiers [2022] EWCA Civ 772 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; maintenance
315 Vince v Wyatt (also known as: Wyatt v Vince) [2015] UKSC 14 Supreme Court Financial orders; application years after divorce; contribution
316 W v W (Financial Provision: Lump Sum) (also known as: Winfield v Winfield) [1976] Fam 107 High Court (EWHC Fam) Financial provision; conduct
317 W v W (Nullity: Gender) (also known as: W v W (Physical Inter-sex)) [2001] Fam 111 High Court (EWHC Fam) Marriage; nullity; intersex
318 Wachtel v Wachtel (No. 2) [1973] Fam 72 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial provision; conduct
319 Waggott v Waggott [2018] EWCA Civ 727 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; compensation; earning capacity
320 Warwickshire CC v ML, Northamptonshire CC v GZ [2021] EWHC 783 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Care; settled status; care leavers; looked-after children
321 Westminster City Council v C [2008] EWCA Civ 198 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Marriage; validity; capacity; public policy
322 White v White [2001] 1 AC 596 House of Lords Financial provision; fairness; equality
323 Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX (also known as: XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust) [2020] UKSC 14 Supreme Court Negligence; surrogacy; commercial surrogacy
324 Wilkinson v Kitzinger (also known as: X v Y (Overseas Same-Sex Relationship)) [2006] EWHC 2022 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Civil partnership discrimination; right to marry; same-sex marriage
325 Williams v Hackney LBC [2018] UKSC 37 Supreme Court Child protection; accommodation; parental consent; parental responsibility
326 Williams v Hackney LBC [2018] UKSC 37 Supreme Court Child protection; s20 accommodation
327 X Local Authority v B (Emergency Protection Orders) (also known as: X Council v B (Emergency Protection Orders), Re B (Children) (Emergency Protection Orders)) [2004] EWHC 2015 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Emergency protection orders
328 X v Liverpool City Council [2005] EWCA Civ 1173 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Child protection; emergency protection orders; police protection
329 X v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWHC 355 (Fam) High Court (EWHC Fam) Adoption; recognition of adoption order
330 X v Z [2022] EWFC 26 Family Court Surrogacy; parental orders; adults
331 Xanthopoulos v Rakshina [2022] EWFC 30 Family Court Financial remedies; anonymity
332 XCC v A [2021] EWCOP 2183 Court of Protection (EWCOP) Nullity; forced marriages; capacity
333 XW v XH (Financial Remedy: Non-matrimonial Assets) (also known as: XW v XH (Financial Remedy: Business Assets)) [2019] EWCA Civ 2262 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Financial remedies; special contribution; businesses
334 Yemshaw v Hounslow LBC [2011] UKSC 3 Supreme Court Domestic violence and abuse; definition of 'violence'; housing