Re M (Children) (2017)
 EWCA Civ 2164
Court of Appeal
A judge had erred in refusing direct contact between children and their father where the father, who lived as a transgender person, had been shunned by their ultra-orthodox Jewish community and the children faced ostracism if there was direct contact. Courts had a duty to promote contact and would not be prevented from intervening where the adults involved were intransigent; the approach was no different merely because religious belief was in play.
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