- The correct test in step-parent adoption (Re L (Step-Parent Adoption))
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Family analysis: In Re L (A Child) (Step-Parent Adoption), the Court of Appeal considered what the correct approach to the assessment of proportionality is in a step-parent adoption. Must the court apply the test that ‘nothing else will do’? Kyle Squire, barrister at 5 Pump Court Chambers considers the decision.
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