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Concealed Pregnancies: Should Fathers or Family be told?

In the Court of Appeal case of Re A, B and C (Adoption: Notification of Fathers and Relatives) [2020] [2020] EWCA Civ 41, [2020] 1 FLR 1157, the court decided that the core principle are not directly engaged in a decision to notify a father or relative about a child's existence or proceedings.

Tahmina Rahman summarises all three of the consolidated appeals which were held together on the issue and considers the implications of the Court's decison.

First published in [2020] Family Law October, published by Lexis®PSL and reproduced with permission.

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