Private Children: Extreme measures

Catherine Maguire asks whether there are changing judicial attitudes towards parental alienation ‘HHJ Gordon-Saker’s firm approach in Re B reflects the increasing understanding that parental behaviour causing child alienation is itself a form of child abuse, which can cause permanent and irreversible harm not only to the parent-child relationship, but to the child generally.’ The …
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Cases Referenced

  • CDM v CM & ors [2003] EWHC 1024 (Fam)
  • Re B (change of residence; parental alienation) [2017] EWFC B24
  • Warwickshire County Council v TE & ors [2010] EWHC B19 (Fam)