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Kinship Care

An audio lecture for children lawyers, explaining the different legal statuses by which children can be cared for in what is known as a kinship care placement, including consideration of the relevant legislation, case law and the financial support implications for clients. (Running time approx 28 minutes with comprehensive accompanying notes: CPD 1 hour)


This talk is presented by Sally Gore of Fenners Chambers

The presentation covers:

• What is Kinship Care?

o Private arrangement or legal order?
o Private arrangement
o Private fostering
o Kinship fostering
o Special guardianship
o Procedure

• Kinship Care and Care Proceedings

o The effect of Re and Re B-S
o The 26 week time limit

• Financial Support

o Legislation
o Case law
o Further reading

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Running time: 28 mins approx