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03 MAR 2015

The Prospective Adopters v FB and Others [2015] EWHC 297 (Fam)

(Family Division, Moor J, 5 February 2015)

 Public law children – Adoption – Mother granted permission to oppose – Improvements to lifestyle – Whether nothing else would do
 
Please see attached file below for the full judgment.


 An adoption order was made in respect of the 2 year-old child whose mother had a history of alcohol abuse and a chaotic lifestyle. Although she was granted permission to oppose the order her improvements to her lifestyle had come too late for the welfare of the child and nothing else would do other than an adoption order. 
  Neutral Citation Number: [2015] EWHC 297 (Fam)
 Case No: XXXX

 IN THE FAMILY COURT
 Swansea Civil Justice Centre

 Date: 5th February 2015

 
 
Before :

 Mr Justice Moor

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 Between :

 The Prospective Adopters
 Applicant

 - and -

 FB
 First Respondent
 -and-
 JK
 Second Respondent
 -and-
 The Local Authority
 Third Respondent
 -and-
 CB
 Fourth Respondent
 -and-
 Child E  (by his Guardian, MM)
 Fifth Respondent

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 Mr Graham Jones for the Applicant
 Mr David Blake for the First Respondent
 Ms Alison Donovan for the Second Respondent
 Ms Kay Waldron for the Third Respondent
 Mr Philip Harris-Jenkins for the Fourth Respondent
 Mr David Prosser for the Fifth Respondent

 Hearing dates: 2nd to 5th February 2015

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 JUDGMENT

 The Prospective Adopters v FB and Others [2015] EWHC 297 (Fam) 

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