Children: The Inherent Jurisdiction and Wardship: A Family Practitioner's Handbook
Why should you buy Children: The Inherent Jurisdiction and Wardship: A Family Practitioner's Handbook
The inherent jurisdiction (including wardship) is an ever-developing concept within family proceedings, with a number of important recently reported authorities setting down parameters in respect of its use. The jurisdiction is increasingly used in order to protect children in novel and fact-specific situation which are becoming more regular in today's world.
This invaluable practitioner title provides family lawyers with a comprehensive guide to the inherent jurisdiction, the situations in which it can be invoked and its limitations, incorporating the relevant authorities and procedural guidance into an easily accessible text.
"James Munby reminds readers that it is surprising that so little has been written about wardship and the inherent jurisdiction in modern legal publications. So we welcome this new paperback ... a most topical book as we grapple with subject-matter “as diverse as the internet and radicalization” (Munby’s words again). It is 30 years since Lowe and White published “Wards of Court” so we are most fortunate to benefit from this first class modern book from Michael Jones" Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers
“practical and accessible handbook … structure is logical and informative … easily lives up to it’ claim to be a practitioners handbook … an interesting read for any professional working with children within the court process" Nancy Biggs, Consultant Solicitors, TV Edwards. Seen & Heard Vol 27, Issue 3
“timely and useful” Sir James Munby, Foreword
Table of contents
• Background, definition and limitations
• General procedure in respect of application for orders made under the inherent jurisdiction
• Providing protection from and preventing association with persons who present risk of harm to a child
• Preventing publication and dissemination of information
• Medical treatment and deprivation of liberty
• Cases with a foreign element
• Novel, unusual and exceptional: Further examples of the use of the inherent jurisdiction in children cases