|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 226 (Jul)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1379 (Fam)|
|Judgment Dates:||1 July 2002|
Family proceeding - Orders in family proceedings - Care order - Local authority care plan recommending adoption of child - Decision making process carried out in mother's absence - Whether local authority in breach of good practice - Whether mother denied fair opportunity to present case - Whether adoption in child's best interests - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6, 8.