Preventing Permanent Removal Abroad

Private Law (Child Arrangements Programme (CAP))

28 November 2023

Philip represented the mother and succeeding in opposing permanent removal, despite:

  • the children living with the father
  • quite serious findings against the mother

the Cafcass Officer recommending that the father be given permission.

After a long and complicated hearing requiring detailed knowledge of the immigration law of the receiving country as well as meticulous cross-examination of the father and the Cafcass Officer, Philip successfully prevented the father from taking the children to live abroad.

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