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Dispensing with consent in step-parent adoptions (AS v BT and others)

Dispensing with consent in step-parent adoptions (AS v BT and others)
Published on: 10 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Family analysis: When should an adoption by a step-parent be allowed when the non-resident biological parent does not consent to the application? Kevin Skinner, of Goodman Ray, considers the decision in AS v BT and others. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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