This decision was delivered in private to the parties and their lawyers. They may not show or otherwise communicate this decision or its contents to any other person. Any party or their lawyers wishing to show or inform any other person about the decision or any other person wishing to see the decision must first come back to court and obtain the permission of His Honour Judge Richard Clarke.
The judge has given leave for this version of the decision to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the decision) in any published version of the decision the anonymity of the child(ren) and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.
Case No: WD20C01533
Neutral citation number:  EWFC 99
IN THE FAMILY COURT SITTING AT WATFORD
HIS HONOUR JUDGE RICHARD CLARKE
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HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
(8) LAURA HOLDEN (CHILDREN’S GUARDIAN)