Jul 282012
 
 July 28, 2012  Court, Youth & Schools

A small child whose father is alleged to be a philandering politician has won £15,000 privacy damages at the High Court.  The mother of the girl, identified only as AAA, has not named the father on her daughter’s birth certificate and wants to find the “right time” to reveal his identity to her.

Mrs Justice Nicola Davies (pictured), in a judgment ([2012] EWHC 2103 (QB)) handed down after a six-day private hearing in London, said the professional position of the supposed father, a married elected politician, spoke for itself.

Read more about this case on Informm’s Blog, as it appears that the mother’s willingness to hint at the father’s identity to others compromised or reduced the child’s expectation of privacy. But not totally, which is why this is an interesting ruling to read.

via @MarshallYoum

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