Contempt of court hearing arising from the defendant’s breaches of orders relating to contact with her daughter, FP, who is living in a placement having been diagnosed with schizophrenia, a diagnosis the mother does not agree with. The judgment also deals with press reporting of the proceedings.
AB v HB & Anor  EWCOP 45
Application for the committal of one of the P's sons because of his breach of seven court orders. No custodial sentence or fine was imposed.
Application by the Public Guardian to commit the individual to prison after he disclosed information in breach of a transparency order. No order for committal was made.
The court made an order for committal to prison after the Respondent was found guilty of impersonating the P and incurring cost on the P’s behalf that he was not authorised to do.
The Respondent, who did not attend the hearing, had been ordered not to contact the P or come within 100m of his house. This hearing was to determine whether he had breached those orders.
The court found that the Respondent had impersonated the P and had also incurred cost on the P’s behalf that he was not authorised to do. He was sentenced to 4 months in prison.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii
Re M  EWCOP 42
An application for committal for the failure of Ms K to comply with paragraph 7 of the order of Baker J 20th June 2016.
Contempt proceedings were issued by the applicant
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