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A Local Authority v The Mother and Another [2017] EWHC 1515 (Fam)
Date:11 JUL 2017
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Holman J, 19 May 2017)

Public law children – Adoption – Order sought that maternal and paternal family members need not be notified – Mother feared for life if community discovered child’s existence

 A care order was made alongside an order permitting the local authority to not contact extended maternal and paternal family members.

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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 1515 (Fam)
CaseNo. ZW7C00086
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Friday, 19th May 2017

Before:

MR JUSTICE HOLMAN
(In Private)

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B E T W E E N:

A LOCAL AUTHORITY 
Applicants 

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(1) THE MOTHER
(2) THE CHILD
Respondents

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(The names of counsel are omitted to enhance anonymity)

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J U D G M E N T 
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Judgment: A Local Authority v The Mother and Another [2017] EWHC 1515 (Fam).rtf
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