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21 FEB 2018

Re J (Adoption: Appeal) [2018] EWFC 8

Re J (Adoption: Appeal) [2018] EWFC 8

(Family Court, Cobb J, 8 February 2018)

Public law children – Adoption – Step-parent adoption – Mother falsely claimed father’s identity unknown – Father appealed adoption

The father’s appeal was allowed and the adoption order was set aside.


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The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

Case No: 122A/2017
Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWFC 8
IN THE FAMILY COURT
SITTING AT LEEDS

Coverdale House
East Parade
Leeds


Date: 13/02/2018

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE COBB

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Re J (Adoption: Appeal)

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Amanda Ginsberg (instructed by John Barkers, Solicitors) for the Appellant (Father) 
The Mother and Step-father were unrepresented

Hearing dates: 31 January 2018

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Judgment 


Judgment: 
Re J (Adoption Appeal) [2018] EWFC 8.rtf
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