News Essentials: 10th December 2018

A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:

European Council agrees more effective rules to resolve cross-border parental responsibility issues
Work will continue on finalising the text of the revised regulations. Full story: Family Law Week.

President’s Practice Guidance: Family Court – Anonymisation guidance
The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has published practice guidance dealing with two aspects of anonymisation and the avoidance of identification of children in judgments placed in the public arena. Full story: Family Law Week.

Working together to address pressing questions about Special Guardianship
The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory, CoramBAAF and the Family Justice Council to work together to address pressing questions about Special Guardianship. Full story: Courts and Tribunals Judiciary.

The Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018
These Regulations amend child support regulations. Statutory Instrument.

SR (A Child), Re [2018] EWCA Civ 2738 (06 December 2018)
Appeal by the father of a boy, now aged 7, against a finding made in care proceedings that he abused his son. Appeal allowed. Full report: Bailii.

M (A Child) (Secure Accommodation) [2018] EWCA Civ 2707 (06 December 2018)
Appeal by young person against the making of a secure accommodation order. Appeal dismissed. Full report: Bailii.

HRH Louis Prince of Luxembourg v HRH Tessy Princess of Luxembourg & Anor (Application for Financial Remedy) [2018] EWFC 77 (04 December 2018)
final hearing of an application by Her Royal Highness Tessy Princess of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau and Princess of Bourbon-Parma for financial remedy orders against His Royal Highness Louis Xavier Marie Guillaume, Prince of Luxembourg. Full report: Bailii.

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