View from the Foot of the Tower: Three important adoption decisions

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 24 November, 2014

The Court of Appeal are still working their way through the backlog of appeals that were generated after the decision in Re B-S and the flurry of successful appeals that followed (combined with the test for appeals being lowered from ‘plainly wrong’ to ‘wrong’). Some of those appeals have been on the specific point of ‘nothing else will do’ and probing the boundaries of how literally those words are to be taken, or indeed whether they amount to a test at all.

Three decisions have appeared in the last few weeks, and are important in establishing how far, if at all, …read more

Source: Family Law News