Special Guardianship Order

Special Guardianship Order (SGO) definition

/ˈspɛʃ(ə)l/ /ˈɡɑːdɪənʃɪp/ /ˈɔːdə/

What does Special Guardianship Order mean?

A special guardianship order is an order appointing one or more individuals to be a child's special guardian. It has been described as 'a half-way house' between residence orders and adoption orders. The concept of special guardianship relates to the exercise of parental responsibility and not to parenthood.

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