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Posted on: 2 April 2020 by Goodwins Family Law Solicitors
Special Guardianship is an order that appoints one or more individuals to be a child or young person’s ‘special guardian’. The appointed special guardian will gain day-to-day control and parental responsibility for the child. A special guardian must be over 18 years old and must not be the birth parents of the child.
A Special Guardianship is intended for children who are unable to live with their birth parents and would benefit from a legally secure placement. The order places the child with their special guardian to live on a long-term basis.
A parent cannot apply to discharge the order without affirmative permission from the court. It does not, however, end the legal relationship between the child and his/her birth parents.
It is possible to apply for a Special Guardianship Order if:
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