Case Law

Notifying the birth father of adoption proceedings: M [2023] EWFC 17

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Introduction A decision by a mother to place her child for adoption without notifying the child’s father, raises serious ethical, legal and practice issues. Practitioners need to consider the rights of all concerned including the mother, the child, the father and the prospective adopters. Other factors, including cultural and religious, and the practicalities of locating […]

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