Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 280 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Civ 1404
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Thorpe, Dyson and Wall LJJ

Representation Julia Nelson for the mother.
  Ian Miller for the father.
Judgment Dates: 22 November 2005


Family proceedings - Orders in family proceedings - Contact order - Allegations of domestic violence between parents.

The Case

A judge, in granting a contact order to a father against whom findings of domestic violence had been made, had erred, inter alia, in failing to have regard to the judgment in Re L (a child) (contact: domestic violence) , to the psychiatric report written for the court in that case (the Sturge-Glaser report), or to the guidelines prepared by the Children Act Sub-committee (CASC) of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on family law in relation to contact cases where there had been domestic violence

Practice Areas

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