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15 JUN 2016

AS v TH (False Allegations of Abuse) [2016] EWHC 532 (Fam)

AS v TH (False Allegations of Abuse) [2016] EWHC 532 (Fam)
(Family Division, MacDonald J, 11 March 2016)

Practice and procedure – Abuse allegations – Failure to adhere to guidance and procedure – Whether the mother had lied and coerced the children into making false allegations against the father

The judge found on the balance of probabilities that the allegations of abuse against the father were false and that the mother had lied and coerced the children into making the allegations.


Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWHC 532 (Fam)
Case No: FD15P000036

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL

Date: 11/03/2016

Before:


THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE MACDONALD


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Between:


AS
Applicant


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TH
First Respondent
- and -
BC
Second Respondent
- and –
NC and SH (By their Children’s Guardian)
Third and Fourth Respondent


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Ms Dousha Krish (instructed by Hanne & Co) for the Applicant
Ms Anna McKenna (instructed by Osbornes) for the First Respondent
Mr Ali (instructed by Jacobs Solicitors) for the Second Respondent
Mr Neil Bullock (instructed by CAFCASS Legal) for the Third and Fourth Respondents


Hearing dates: 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27 January and 4 February 2016


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AS v TH (False Allegations of Abuse) [2016] EWHC 532 (Fam)

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