Child Protection and the Family Court: What you Need to Know

By: The Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane, Madeleine Reardon and Alexander Laing
ISBN: 9781526505972

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About 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... Read more

About 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

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Family Court
Chapter 2 Introduction to Child Protection
Chapter 3 Parental Responsibility and Disputes between Parents
Chapter 4 Local Authorities and the Family
Chapter 5 Referrals, Assessments and Emergency Intervention
Chapter 6 Care and Supervision Orders
Chapter 7 Adoption
Chapter 8 Special Guardianship
Chapter 9 Secure Accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty
Chapter 10 Medical treatment and other complex issues: The High Court’s Inherent Jurisdiction
Chapter 11 Challenging the local authority
Appendix 1
Children Act 1989, ss 1–50
Appendix 2
Adoption and Children Act 2002, ss 1, 18–29, 42–52, 66–68, 83–95
Appendix 3
Family Procedure Rules 2010, parts 1, 12, 14, 25 and 30 and practice directions 12A, 12B, 12J, 25B, 25C
Appendix 4
Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and Their Families
Appendix 5
Schedule of Items in Relation to the Exercise of Parental Responsibility
Appendix 6
Key Extracts from Important Judgments

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 31/01/2019
ISBN: 9781526505972
Binding: Paperback
Series: 422
Edition: 3

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