Case Law

Response to parent’s application to discharge a care order: GM v Camarthenshire County Council & LLM [2018]

Swansea Crown Court Photo: Nigel Davies/Wikipedia Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0)


This case reminds local authorities of the need to approach every application for discharge of a care order with an open mind, especially where a parent can show that they have addressed the parenting deficits that led to the care order being imposed in the first place. In this judgment, Mostyn J sets out guidance […]

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