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14 NOV 2017

Re S (Child as Parent: Adoption: Consent) [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam)

Re S (Child as Parent: Adoption: Consent) [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam)

(Family Division, Cobb J, 2 November 2017)

Public law children – Adoption – Capacity to consent – Assessment

The court directed an assessment take place to determine the mother’s capacity to consent to the adoption.



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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam)
Case No: LS261/17 and LS307/17 
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London WC2A 2LL


Date: 02/11/2017

Before :


THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE COBB

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Re S (Child as parent: Adoption: Consent)

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Bridget Dolan QC and Brett Davies (instructed by Local Authority solicitor) for the Local Authority
Shaun Spencer (instructed by Ramsdens, Solicitors) for S (by a Litigation Friend appointed by Cafcass)
Lorraine Cavanagh (instructed by Switalskis, Solicitors) for T (by a Children’s Guardian)


Hearing dates: 24 October 2017

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Judgment Approved

Judgment: 
Re S (Child as Parent Adoption Consent) [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam).rtf

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