Case Law

Evidence for placement order applications: Re M (a child: long-term foster care) [2014]

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By Michael Jones, Barrister, Deans Court Chambers, Manchester. This case helps to clarify the meaning of “nothing else will do” when considering adoption, with the focus on realistic placement options that are in the child’s best interests. This was an appeal by a local authority, supported by a children’s guardian, against the court’s refusal to […]

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