London Borough of Wandsworth v W [2014] EWHC 3682 (Fam)

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014

(Family Division,
Eleanor King J, 3 July 2014)

Public law children –
Mother had history of drug abuse and personality disorder – Previous child
cared for by grandmother – Whether the threshold had been met – Whether the
child could be cared for by the mother in the community

The full judgment is available below

A special guardianship
order was made in respect of the 7-month-old child in favour of the maternal
grandmother due to the mother’s history of drug abuse, the risk of relapse and
the fact that she had not yet sought treatment for a personality disorder.

The mother of the, now
7-month-old, child used drugs throughout her pregnancy …read more

Source: Family Law News