Category: Parental Responsibility

WALES/ENGLAND – Appeal to be heard of court’s termination of father’s parental responsibility

Court of Appeal will determine whether Section 4(2A) of Children Act is compatible with ECHR The Court of Appeal has given permission to a father to appeal against an order, under s 4(2A) of the Children Act 1989, terminating his parental responsibility in respect of his 8 year old child. In CW v SG [2013] …

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WALES/ENGLAND – Court terminates father’s parental responsibility

First reported case on issue since 1995 determines child’s needs justify termination of PR In the first reported judgment on the issue since 1995, Mr Justice Baker has terminated the parental responsibility of a father who had been imprisoned for sexual abuse of his own child’s half-sisters. CW v SG [2013] EWHC 854 (Fam) concerned …

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