Summary In this case Mostyn J considered – and refused – an application for a declaration under the inherent jurisdiction that NB’s Pakistani marriage to her husband MI was not… Read more »

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AMDC v AG and CI (No. 2)

Summary These proceedings involve the development of a relationship between two care home residents. In light of the interim judgment, which we covered at [2020] EWCOP 58, the matter was… Read more »

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Mr Adrian Stuart Mundell v (Name 1)

Summary In this case, Mostyn J was asked to consider at some speed (the proposed marriage being three days hence) whether Name 1 (“X”) lacked capacity to marry Name 2… Read more »

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PBM v TGT & X Local Authority

Summary This case concerned the questions of capacity to marry, enter into a prenuptial agreement and also disclosure of the extent of assets managed by a property and affairs deputy. … Read more »

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Summary This case was concerned with the capacity of MB to make decisions about his residence, care and contact arrangements.  It is the culmination of a series of judgments, the… Read more »

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Summary HHJ Marston QC has answered a question as to the salient information relevant to the capacity to marry that, somewhat surprisingly, had not previously been answered.  The case concerned… Read more »

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Summary In three decisions, published together on Baillii at the end of 2017, District Judge Batten made rulings in relation to LPAs concerning PP. In the first of the decisions,… Read more »

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LB Southwark v KA (Capacity to Marry)

Summary In the London Borough of Southwark v KA & Ors [2016] EWCOP 20 , Parker J had to grapple – again – with the question of whether a young… Read more »

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Luton Borough Council v (1) SB (2) RS (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor)

Summary RS was a 25 year old man with an intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder. He lived with his mother (SB) and six of his seven siblings. Proceedings were… Read more »

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A Local Authority v SY

Summary: SY was a 19 year old woman with mild to moderate learning disability who was extremely vulnerable. A young man from Pakistan, TK, entered the country on a student… Read more »

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