Case Law

Parent’s mental capacity: Re D (Children) [2015]

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In its assessment of a local authority and lower court’s failings, this appeal case identifies good practice in assessing parental mental capacity to avoid delay for the child and correct use of a litigation friend to represent a parent.

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