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Child Protection and the Family Court – What You Need to Know

Authors: Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane, Madeleine Reardon, and Alexander Laing

ISBN: 9781526505972

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Publication Date: 2019

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Child Protection and the Family Court – What You Need to Know

Child Protection and the Family Court – What You Need to Know

Child protection made simple: the plain-speaking guide for all those concerned with the protection of children.

Providing a clear and uncomplicated route through the child protection process. Diagrams and charts are included to aid understanding; jargon and acronyms are only included in order to explain them and key court decisions are explained in their proper context.

In addition to coverage of local authority safeguarding duties and investigations, parental responsibility, wardship and the inherent jurisdiction and secure accommodation, new content in this edition includes:

  • A chapter on special guardianship, helpful for those who find themselves involved in legal proceedings without access to legal aid, such as grandparents
  • Developments in cases involving:
  • Radicalisation
  • Adoption
  • Children or parents who are nationals of a foreign country
  • The introduction of the Child Arrangements Programme for private law

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