Case Law

Care orders v supervision orders when a child is placed at home: JW [2023] EWCA Civ 944

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction The making of a care order can only be justified if it is necessary and proportionate to the risk of harm to the child. In some cases, the making instead of a supervision order to support reunification of the family may be appropriate. In the case of JW (Child at Home […]

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