Advances in special guardianship and child arrangements orders

Recorded on: 21/09/2021

When advising in both private and public children law cases, there will be consideration of special guardianship and child arrangements orders. What are the key differences and similarities between these orders, and when may it be more appropriate to seek one or the other? What are the criteria and key legislative and case law developments?

These and other questions will be answered in this webinar, which will cover:

  • Child arrangements orders – effect, criteria and procedure
  • Enforcement of child arrangements orders
  • Special guardianship orders – effect, criteria and procedure
  • Variation and discharge – consideration of Re F and G (Discharge of Special Guardianship Order) [2021] EWCA Civ 622
  • Special guardianship regulations – the position in England Wales
  • Notice position
  • Assessments, timescales and support
  • Exercise of parental responsibility
  • Assessment for special guardianship order and child arrangements – Consideration of A County Council v.  M and H and T [2021] EWFC 35
  • Public Law Working Group (Recommendations to achieve best practice in the child protection and family justice systems: Special guardianship orders) report, of March 2021


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