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Local authorities should not circumvent the court (Re T (a child) (placement order))

Local authorities should not circumvent the court (Re T (a child) (placement order))
Published on: 17 April 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local authorities should not circumvent the court (Re T (a child) (placement order))
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide?

Article summary

Family analysis: The Court of Appeal considered that all of the options available to the court had not been exhausted in a case where a kinship carer required support from the local authority. Claire Fox of Pump Court Chambers looks at the practical implications of this decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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