International children: Across the seas

Dorothea Gartland and Maria Wright provide a guide to inter-country placements of children and the assessment of potential long-term carers At the heart of cases where overseas kinship placements are contemplated is a delicate balance of rights, ensuring that children are afforded the right to live with extended family overseas where this is possible, but …
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Cases Referenced

  • A Local Authority v M & ors [2019] EWFC 36
  • AR v RN (Scotland) [2015] UKSC 35
  • K, T and U (Placement of children with Kinship Carers Abroad) [2019] EWFC 59
  • M and T (Proposed Convention Adoption: Habitual Residence) [2015] EWFC B239
  • Re A (A Child) [2009] EWCA Civ 41
  • Re B (Care Proceedings: Appeal) [2013] UKSC 33
  • Re B-S (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 1146
  • Re KL (a child) [2013] UKSC 75
  • Re LA (A Child) [2013] EWHC 578 (Fam)
  • Re S & T (Children) [2015] EWHC 1753 (Fam)
  • T (A Child: habitual residence) [2021] EWFC 26