Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. There was before the court care proceedings in respect of two children. Both the mother and the father came from an African country, though the mother was born and brought up in a Scandinavian country. The local authority's case sought a care order. The local authority's case was that they should be placed with the father subject to a supervision order. The Family Court found that on the facts, it would be in the best interests of the children that they would be cared for by their father.