Re FM (a child)

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in dismissing an appeal by a mother against a special guardianship order in respect of her son, made in favour of her sister and brother in law, held that, in the circumstances of the case, the judge had been entitled to reach the conclusion that the order had been a necessary and proportionate interference with family rights to ensure that the son's welfare needs were met.

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