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Child Protection Proceedings: Care and Adoption Orders

This new title provides a comprehensive account of the law and practice governing public law child protection proceedings.
Publisher: Family Law
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781784733377
Publisher: Family Law

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Why should you buy Child Protection Proceedings: Care and Adoption Orders

This new title provides a comprehensive account of the law and practice governing public law child protection proceedings. The book is divided into detailed parts examining the following topics:

  • Background and General Principles of Child Protection
  • Child Protection Measures Short of Care Proceedings
  • Emergency Intervention
  • Care Proceedings: From Issue to Final Hearing
  • Care Proceedings: Final Hearings and Final Orders
  • Alternatives to the Making of a Final Care Order
  • Adoption

The extensive text is supplemented by updated appendices containing key extracts from statutory and other materials. Child Protection Proceedings: Care and Adoption Orders is an essential guide to this area for all barrister, solicitors, local authorities and social workers.

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Table of contents

Part One: Introduction, Background and General Principles
1. Child Protection in England and Wales
2. The Origins of the Present System
3. Fundamentals of the Children Act 1989
4. Other Orders
5. Jurisdiction
6. Human Rights Considerations

Part Two: Child Protection Measures Short of Care Proceedings
7. Local Authority Investigation, Support and Intervention
8. The Pre-Proceedings Process
9. The Decision to Commence Proceedings

Part Three: Emergency Intervention
10. Police Protection Orders
11. Emergency Protection Orders

Part Four: Care Proceedings: From Issue to Final Hearing
12. The Procedural Stages of an Application for a Care Order: An Overview
13. The Process of Issuing an Application and the Formal Requirements when doing so
14. Initial Case Management
15. Interim Care Orders: Interim Care Orders Part 1 - Interim Threshold
16. Interim Care Orders Part 2 - Welfare Decisions at the Interim Stage
17. Interim Care Orders Part 3 - Case Management of Interim Care Order Applications
18. Interim Care Orders Part 4 - The Interim Care Order
19. Appealing the Decision on an Interim Care Order Application

Part Five: Care Proceedings: Final Hearings and Final Orders
20. Preparation for the Final Hearing
21. The Final Hearing: Practical Considerations
22. Final Threshold
23. The Welfare Test for making a Final Care Order
24. Final Care Plans
25. The Effect of Making a Final Care Order
26. Appeals against Final Care Orders

Part Six: Alternatives to the making of a Final Care Order
27. Supervision Orders
28. Placement under a Child Arrangements Order
29. Special Guardianship Orders

Part Six: Adoption
30. The Nature of Adoption
31. Adoption: General Considerations
32. Adoption: Parental Consent and Placement Orders
33. Adoption: Appeals

Appendices