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#Family court

# family-court - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order
# Princess Haya
# Princess Haya

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order

Jul 31st 2019, 11:03 AM 31,745 Views 14 Comments

The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children.

# family-court - Friday 19 July, 2019

Judge directs that gardaí be made aware of abuse claims made against father of 11-month-old infant
# Family Court
# Family Court

Judge directs that gardaí be made aware of abuse claims made against father of 11-month-old infant

Jul 19th 2019, 5:45 PM 30,230 Views 0 Comments

The young mother made the statement when obtaining a protection order giving herself and the baby court protection.

# family-court - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'It's in crisis': Law Society raises concerns over security issues in family courts system
# Family Court
# Family Court

'It's in crisis': Law Society raises concerns over security issues in family courts system

Feb 20th 2019, 10:20 AM 12,905 Views 0 Comments

Members of the Law Society’s family and child law committee are to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Justice this morning.

# family-court - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Gardaí arrest man armed with 'imitation firearm' and suspect device at Family Courts in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Gardaí arrest man armed with 'imitation firearm' and suspect device at Family Courts in Dublin

Updated Dec 20th 2018, 6:05 PM 101,716 Views 59 Comments

A controlled explosion was carried out on the suspect device.

# family-court - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Minister keen to give Smithfield family court complex the green light
# Hammond Street
# Hammond Street

Minister keen to give Smithfield family court complex the green light

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:30 PM 10,868 Views 1 Comment

The integrated court complex has been hampered in delays for years.

# family-court - Friday 3 November, 2017

'Cramped, grim courts are no place for children': Calls for improved family courts to be rolled out
# Child Welfare
# Child Welfare

'Cramped, grim courts are no place for children': Calls for improved family courts to be rolled out

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:15 AM 8,733 Views 17 Comments

The Law Society of Ireland says a 21st century approach to family law is needed.

# family-court - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Child remains in care after parents refuse to answer phone or turn up to court hearing
# Family Court
# Family Court

Child remains in care after parents refuse to answer phone or turn up to court hearing

Apr 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,402 Views 0 Comments

The family court heard that the family had living arrangements “unsuitable for a young child”.

# family-court - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'It's an extremely Draconian act': Judge denies Tusla bid to place children into care
# Child Welfare
# Child Welfare

'It's an extremely Draconian act': Judge denies Tusla bid to place children into care

Apr 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,915 Views 0 Comments

“This court doesn’t operate on worries or concerns,” the judge said. “It operates on facts.”

# family-court - Saturday 1 April, 2017

UK police warn mother wanted for abduction 'may pose risk' to her sons
# Nottingham
# Nottingham

UK police warn mother wanted for abduction 'may pose risk' to her sons

Apr 1st 2017, 1:45 PM 26,144 Views 0 Comments

Samantha Baldwin and the two boys went missing on Monday after the boys were declared wards of the court.

# family-court - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Child taken into care after her mother was found passed out on New Year's Eve
# Family Court
# Family Court

Child taken into care after her mother was found passed out on New Year's Eve

Jan 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 31,443 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were called to the hotel where the girl and her mother were staying.

# family-court - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes
# Courts
# Courts

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 28,677 Views 0 Comments

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

# family-court - Monday 29 August, 2016

Child in foster care has "serious anxiety" and worries about his mother's welfare
# Family Court
# Family Court

Child in foster care has "serious anxiety" and worries about his mother's welfare

Aug 29th 2016, 6:05 AM 18,002 Views 0 Comments

A family court heard the child recently had an argument with his foster family.

# family-court - Saturday 27 August, 2016

A day in the Family Court: Child not told when father might visit to 'avoid disappointment'
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

A day in the Family Court: Child not told when father might visit to 'avoid disappointment'

Aug 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 19,703 Views 0 Comments

The Child and Family Agency told the court the father was making good steps towards recovery.

# family-court - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Care order extended for child whose mother tested positive for cocaine, cannabis and sedatives
# Family Court
# Family Court

Care order extended for child whose mother tested positive for cocaine, cannabis and sedatives

Aug 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 16,556 Views 18 Comments

The court was told the mother had been going to rehab but had fallen back in with drug use.

# family-court - Monday 1 August, 2016

Child whose foster parent died will be moved so no 'attachments' are formed in temporary home
# Family Court
# Family Court

Child whose foster parent died will be moved so no 'attachments' are formed in temporary home

Aug 1st 2016, 7:45 AM 30,731 Views 68 Comments

It is hoped the child will be placed in a long-term home after the summer.

# family-court - Thursday 28 July, 2016

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time
# Family Court
# Family Court

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time

Jul 28th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,784 Views 0 Comments

An application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for an extension to an order prohibiting reporting was granted yesterday.

# family-court - Monday 20 June, 2016

Children found with lice and ringworm in a house with no food
# Family Court
# Family Court

Children found with lice and ringworm in a house with no food

Jun 20th 2016, 9:55 AM 49,774 Views 59 Comments

The details of this case were released in the latest Child Care Law Reporting Project.

# family-court - Friday 1 January, 2016

Court hears child who set fire to bedroom wants to go to college
# Courts
# Courts

Court hears child who set fire to bedroom wants to go to college

Jan 1st 2016, 8:45 AM 24,246 Views 0 Comments

The case of two children due to leave state care were discussed in court.

# family-court - Thursday 31 December, 2015

'I want my children to have the family I never had'
# Family Court
# Family Court

'I want my children to have the family I never had'

Dec 31st 2015, 9:00 PM 13,734 Views 13 Comments

A mother who was once in state care says she wants her children to be happy.

# family-court - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Garda tells court she found child wandering street with his drunk mother at 5am
# Courts
# Courts

Garda tells court she found child wandering street with his drunk mother at 5am

Dec 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 49,831 Views 0 Comments

A school principal said the child had complained of being hungry in school.

# family-court - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Mother who relapsed and went on 'cocaine session' wants children back
# Family Court
# Family Court

Mother who relapsed and went on 'cocaine session' wants children back

Dec 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 27,696 Views 55 Comments

The children’s social worker said there is a plan in place to return the children to the mother’s care if she engages with drug user services.

# family-court - Monday 28 December, 2015

Family courts were shrouded in mystery, now it's not, we should be paying attention
# Courts
# Courts

Family courts were shrouded in mystery, now it's not, we should be paying attention

Dec 28th 2015, 10:00 PM 13,214 Views 0 Comments

During court proceedings the state failings are often highlighted, but should that be the case?

# family-court - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'My daughter is my life': Mother pleads with judge to return child from care
# Courts
# Courts

'My daughter is my life': Mother pleads with judge to return child from care

Dec 27th 2015, 7:45 AM 28,414 Views 40 Comments

The child was taken into state care after concerns about physical abuse.

# family-court - Monday 22 December, 2014

Care order extended for two young girls who described their mother as a 'junkie'
# Family Court
# Family Court

Care order extended for two young girls who described their mother as a 'junkie'

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 15,698 Views 0 Comments

The children said their mum had been ‘sleepy’ and ‘dozy’ during access visits.

# family-court - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care
# Family Court
# Family Court

Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care

Dec 21st 2014, 8:15 AM 22,316 Views 0 Comments

A judge failed to tell them the reasons for his “momentous decision.”

# family-court - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live
# Family Court
# Family Court

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live

Dec 20th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,230 Views 0 Comments

The solicitor for the Child and Family Agency wanted the case adjourned until January.

# family-court - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Most parents in child care court cases are not married and raising children alone
# Family Court
# Family Court

Most parents in child care court cases are not married and raising children alone

Oct 28th 2014, 12:12 PM 8,956 Views 28 Comments

That’s according to a report launched by the Child Care Law Reporting Project.

# family-court - Thursday 16 October, 2014

"Disgrace" of teen girl stuck with braces over pay dispute
# Family Court
# Family Court

"Disgrace" of teen girl stuck with braces over pay dispute

Oct 16th 2014, 2:17 PM 21,275 Views 34 Comments

An orthodontist refused to remove the braces because they weren’t paid.

# family-court - Thursday 18 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: The aftermath of relationship breakdowns
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: The aftermath of relationship breakdowns

Sep 18th 2014, 10:54 PM 20,913 Views 16 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s the view from those working in the system.

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'

Sep 18th 2014, 10:53 PM 29,101 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.

# family-court - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'

Sep 17th 2014, 11:25 PM 23,754 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of the safety orders that appeared before the courts.

# family-court - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: 'There needs to be intervention before we reach crisis point'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 'There needs to be intervention before we reach crisis point'

Sep 16th 2014, 10:59 PM 16,845 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s what the people working in child protection think needs to be done.

Judge: 'It is not very often I get to do this' - Two children returned to mother after three years in care
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

Judge: 'It is not very often I get to do this' - Two children returned to mother after three years in care

Sep 16th 2014, 10:55 PM 39,575 Views 27 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

A Week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care - here are some of their stories
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care - here are some of their stories

Sep 16th 2014, 10:55 PM 37,893 Views 28 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here are a selection of the care orders that appeared before the courts.

'I feel if I do cry here, I’m seen not to be capable and if I don’t cry I look like I have a heart of stone'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

'I feel if I do cry here, I’m seen not to be capable and if I don’t cry I look like I have a heart of stone'

Sep 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 9,774 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Child in residential care refuses to attend addiction services, Social Work Department says they can't force him
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

Child in residential care refuses to attend addiction services, Social Work Department says they can't force him

Sep 16th 2014, 6:29 PM 10,062 Views 27 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Court told of 'serious implications' if child who has had 'multiple foster homes' is moved again
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

Court told of 'serious implications' if child who has had 'multiple foster homes' is moved again

Sep 16th 2014, 5:58 PM 7,931 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Boy in State care set duvet on fire in the middle of the room while he was still in it
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

Boy in State care set duvet on fire in the middle of the room while he was still in it

Sep 16th 2014, 4:45 PM 11,415 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Babies of homeless parents remain in State care, but father has made 'huge progress'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

Babies of homeless parents remain in State care, but father has made 'huge progress'

Sep 16th 2014, 3:45 PM 10,124 Views 8 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Toddler left alone in Direct Provision centre removed from mother, custody awarded to father
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

Toddler left alone in Direct Provision centre removed from mother, custody awarded to father

Sep 16th 2014, 1:10 PM 20,470 Views 11 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

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