Re JS (A Child) (Disposal of body)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtFamily Division
Neutral Citation[2016] EWHC 2859 (Fam)
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6 cases
  • Gloucestershire County Council v Re K
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 24 March 2017
    ...may not be able to obtain an injunction for delivery of the body before the grant of letters of administration (see Dobson)." 6 In Re JS (disposal of body) [2016] EWHC 2859 (Fam) Peter Jackson J observed: "47. The law in relation to the disposition of a dead body emanates from the decision ......
  • Re S (Child as parent: Adoption: Consent)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 2 November 2017
    ...her current carers as adopters (see generally on this Re A (Children) (Adoption: Scottish Children's Hearing) [2017] EWHC 1293 (Fam); [2017] 4 W.L.R. 1), there are two likely difficulties in that approach i) There is an argument that T was placed with the foster-to-adopt carers straight fr......
  • Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council and Another v Robin Makin and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 13 October 2017
    ...New Zealand Supreme Court in Takamoresupra. I am conscious that Jackson J in In re JS (A Child) (Disposal of Body: Prospective Orders) [2017] 4 WLR 1 reached a different conclusion, in reliance on Ansteysupra at paragraphs 47–9, but he was not concerned with a situation even remotely simila......
  • Monalisa Veronica Walker v Deno Alexander Smith Jr
    • Bahamas
    • Supreme Court
    • 30 November 2021
    ...of the body to arrange for proper disposal: Williams v Williams [1881] 20 Ch. D. 659, Buchanan v Milton [1999] 2 FLR 844 and Re JS [2017] 4 WLR 1. Both mother and father are entitled to a grant of administration under Rule 22 of the Non-Contentious Probate Rules 1978, the father qualifying......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Frozen Corpses and Feuding Parents: Re JS (Disposal of Body)
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 81-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...Queen’s University Belfast. Thanks to the anonymous referee for their commentson the original submission.1Re JS (Disposal of Body) [2016] EWHC 2859 (Fam) (Re JS). The judgment had three parts: thefirst, determining the application and subject to an initial reporting restriction (to avoid any......

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