Parental Alienation & Private Children Law - An Update
There have been continuing developments over the last few years surrounding the interrelationship between high conflict contact cases, parental alienation, and the running of private children law cases.
There is not ‘one size’ that fits to resolution, and each case needs to be looked at, on its own merits. Some remedies and steps will be more appropriate in some situations, than others.
As a practitioner, you need to be familiar with the various options, so as to ensure that the necessary steps taken as swiftly as possible, with a minimum delay, so as to reduce prejudice to the child’s welfare.
What should you therefore be doing in situations relating to ‘implacable hostility’ and ‘parental alienation’ cases?
This webinar will consider the various options available.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- What are the various options available for enforcement?
- How can section 11 CA 1989 be of assistance?
- Should the child be joined?
- What about the judge meeting with the child? How does this assist? Consideration of Re N-A (Children)
- What is the obligation upon the resident parent? Consideration of H-B (Contact). Is it to ‘make available’, to simply allow, to encourage, or to ensure?
- The correct procedure to enforcement by way of committal - Changes since 1 October 2020, and the additional expectations upon practitioners
- Consideration of CH v CT - what are the implications?
- President’s guidance on compliance with child arrangements orders in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
- House of Commons Briefing Paper (February 2021) surrounding separated families, contact and COVID-19
- Re R (A Child - Appeal - Termination of Contact) - what is the position with orders for ‘no contact’?
- Effect of parental alienation and children - consideration of Re H (Parental Alienation)
- Long-term impact of parental alienation - consideration of Re S (Parental Alienation: Cult: Transfer of Primary Care) 
- What about implacable hostility? Consideration of G (Children: Intractable Dispute)
- What should be done in cases of intractable dispute cases?
- Is switching of residence a possibility? Implications of such steps
This webinar was recorded on 4th August 2021
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