James Dove has co-authored an article which explores a current lacuna in our law


30th Jul 2020 | News


James Dove has co-authored an article which explores a current lacuna in our law, which means that the state is unable to assume parental responsibility for such an orphan unless the s31(2) CA 1989 threshold criteria are met.

If you are unlucky enough to be an orphan, you may be unlucky enough to have no other family member or friend willing or able to take parental responsibility for you. James Dove has co-authored an article which explores a current lacuna in our law, which means that the state is unable to assume parental responsibility for such an orphan unless the s31(2) CA 1989 threshold criteria are met.

https://www.familylaw.co.uk/news_and_comment/orphans-are-some-of-them-prejudiced-by-the-children-act-1989-can-this-be-remedied


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