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Re L (A Child: Step-Parent Adoption) [2021] EWCA Civ 801

Date:27 MAY 2021
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(Court of Appeal, Civil Division, King, Baker, Males LJJ, 26 May 2021)

Adoption – Step parent adoption – Father opposed – Adoption order granted – Appeal – Whether judge had applied correct test

The appeal from a step parent adoption order was dismissed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 801

Case No: B4/2021/0140

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT 
SITTING AT CHELMSFORD 
Her Honour Judge Dawson
CM387/19

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 26/05/2021

Before:

LADY JUSTICE KING
LORD JUSTICE BAKER
and

LORD JUSTICE MALES

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Re L (A Child: Step-Parent Adoption)

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Ms Fiona Munro (instructed by [a firm]) for the Appellant
The First Respondent appeared in person 
Ms Geraldine More O’Ferrall (instructed by [a firm]) for the Respondent Guardian

Hearing date: 23 March 2021

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Approved Judgment

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives by email, release to BAILII and publication on the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10:00am on 26 May 2021.



Judgment: Re L (A Child: Step-Parent Adoption) [2021] EWCA Civ 801

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