Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 77 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWFC 58
Court: Family Court

Moor J

Representation Katy Chokowry for the mother.
  Hilary Lennox for the father.
Judgment Dates: 10 August 2017


Contempt of court - Committal - Breach of court order

The Case

Contempt of court Committal. The father was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment following the mother's allegations against him of six breaches of court orders, which had been designed to facilitate the return of two of his three children to the jurisdiction of England and Wales. The Family Division, in passing the sentence held that the criminal standard of proof had been established with all the allegations and that some had been serious breaches.

Practice Areas

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