Committal: A last resort

Chris Fairhurst looks at contempt in child abduction proceedings and when the court may impose a custodial sentence

Cases Referenced

  • AG’s Ref (No 121 of 2002) [2003] EWCA Crim 684
  • Crystal Mews Ltd v Metterick & ors [2006] EWHC 3087 (Ch)
  • Egeneonu v Egeneonu (Rev 4) [2018] EWHC 3029 (Fam)
  • Egeneonu v Egeneonu [2018] EWCA Civ 1714
  • Hale v Tanner [2000] EWCA Civ 5570
  • Mubarak v Mubarik [2001] 1 FLR 698
  • Re L (a child); Re Oddin [2016] EWCA Civ 173