Case Law

Parental responsibility: guide to the law

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Introduction

By Ed Mitchell Learning points What parental responsibility for a child is and who holds it in different circumstances. How parental responsibility works for children in care, accommodated under section 20 and placed for adoption. What the law says about decision-making on issues such as medical treatment, a child’s name, leaving the country and education […]

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