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Link to Bailii (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2016/1091.html
Summary: Family Law Week
Dates: Hearing date: 27 October 2016. Publication date: 8 November 2016
This case concerns the consideratio
Link to the judgment: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2017/964.html
Date: Hearing 15 June 2017. Judgment 12 July 2017
The Family Court granted a care order in relation to a 4 year old boy and refused the local authority’s application for a placemen
Case Law and Legal Summaries November 2017
This month we summarise cases relating to deprivation of liberty, capacity and applications to revoke placement orders.
Case 1 is a judgment that received a lot of attention and further adds to the evolving case law around the approv
Case Law and Legal Summaries December 2018
Case 1summarises an application to adopt twins in two separate homes, severing their legal relationship. The judge highlighted a number of serious practice issues in this case including decision making, case recording and management and
There are a number of routes to permanence for looked after children, including special guardianship. Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs) are intended for those children and young people who cannot live with their birth parents and who would benefit from a legally secure placement
Link to the judgment: https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/OJ/2019/B1.html
Date: Hearing:10 to 12 December 2018. Judgment: 4 January 2019
The case summarises care proceedings in relation to the placement options for the two youngest girls of a group of nine sibli
Link to the judgment: https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/HCJ/2018/87.html
Date: Hearing:14 – 17 August 2018. Judgment: 17 August 2018 (published January 2019)
The case highlights the importance of local authorities having effective systems in place to ensure
Case Law and Legal Summaries July 2019
Case one considers the need to conduct a full, comprehensive welfare evaluation of all the relevant options for a seven month old baby, taking account recent improvements made by the parents.
Case two analyses the appropriate use of s.20 C
Link to the judgment: https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/OJ/2019/B3.html
Hearing – 2 January 2019.
Judgment – 4 February 2019.
Case summary: The question to be decided is whether or not the local authority should have a time limited opportunity to find an adoptiv