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W-P (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 1120

Jul 10, 2019, 09:04 AM
Private law children – Mother appealed against Special Guardianship Order in favour of the paternal grandparents
The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal but provided guidance for judges considering whether to make Special Guardianship Orders whether as an alternative to adoption or to a Child Arrangements Order.
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(Court of Appeal, Patten, Lewison and Peter Jackson LJJ, 3 July 2019)

Private law children – Mother appealed against Special Guardianship Order in favour of the paternal grandparents.

The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal but provided guidance for judges considering whether to make Special Guardianship Orders whether as an alternative to adoption or to a Child Arrangements Order.

 


 

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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCA Civ 1120
 

Case No: B4/2018/2702

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT AT MEDWAY
HHJ Robinson
ME18C00694

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
 

Date: 3 July 2019

Before :

LORD JUSTICE PATTEN
LORD JUSTICE LEWISON
and

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON

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W-P (Children)

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Marie Crawford (instructed by Stilwell & Singleton LLP) for the Appellant Mother
Elizabeth Nartey (instructed by Kent County Council) for the Respondent Local Authority
The Respondent Father was not present
The Respondent Grandparents were present in person
Monica Ford (instructed by Davis Simmonds & Donaghey) for the Respondent Children through their Guardian
 

Hearing date: 25 June 2019

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Approved Judgment

 

Judgment: W-P (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 1120

 
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