Corey Mills's Children - Private Law (CAP) Cases

Protecting children and retaining the family home

Corey acted for the mother on an application by the father for a child arrangements order for contact. The parties had separated in acrimonious circumstances, in which the father had allegedly assaulted both Corey’s client and her older child by a previous relationship. No criminal proceedings were brought against the father by police due to Continue reading

Protecting children from father

Corey acted for the children in a case in which a private law Guardian had been appointed to represent the children’s best interests. Their father had applied for contact, which the mother opposed on the basis of his inappropriate behaviour. Under Corey’s expert cross-examination the father admitted inappropriate behaviour (particularly possessing child pornography, which had Continue reading

Complex jurisdiction case involving three countries

Corey acted for the mother of a very young child of dual nationality born in the UK to remove the child from the jurisdiction of the UK permanently. The mother was Chinese, the father Italian. The mother wanted to return to China permanently, but the father opposed her emigration with the child. The case required Continue reading

Obtaining a residence order for a father

Corey acted for a father on an application for his children to live with him (residence) on the basis of the mother’s attempts to alienate the children from him. The children had been living with the mother since the parties separated, and she had repeatedly breached orders for contact between children and father, but denied Continue reading

Parental contact involving assault

Corey acted for the mother of two children on an application by father for contact, where the father was awaiting trial in concurrent criminal proceedings for alleged serious assault against Corey’s client. With Corey’s assistance, his client opposed contact on the basis of the father’s violence. A fact-finding hearing was held to determine whether the Continue reading