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Court of Appeal sets out approach when considering SGOs in care proceedings (P-S (Children) (care orders))

Court of Appeal sets out approach when considering SGOs in care proceedings (P-S (Children) (care orders))
Published on: 27 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal sets out approach when considering SGOs in care proceedings (P-S (Children) (care orders))
  • What was the background?
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide?
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?

Article summary

Family analysis: What factors should parties take into consideration in identifying realistic placement options for a child at the start of care proceedings? Sam Momtaz QC and Sharon Segal, of 1GC|Family Law, examine a Court of Appeal decision that a Family Court judge had been wrong to make full care orders rather than special guardianship orders (SGOs) in respect of two children. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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