Challenging adoption – two recent cases – Transparency Project

Posted October 26th, 2020 in adoption, appeals, care orders, children, families, local government, news by sally

‘In this post, I am going to explain two recent decisions by the Court of Appeal about adoption. These are Re Y – which is about leave to oppose (I will explain), and Re JL which is about leave to revoke a placement order (I really will explain). These decisions are nothing special in terms of their wider relevance – they do not change the law in a landmark way, nor are they “disruptive judgments”. They are, however, useful in understanding what the law requires of local authorities and the courts in deciding whether a child should be adopted.’

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Transparency Project, 26th October 2020