Useful case law in the need for careful reasons as to threshold (and threshold being fact not hearsay) to be included in judgment on care and placement order

Successful appeal from a care and placement order in which the Court of Appeal found that the first instance judgment should have contained clear and reasoned findings about disputed facts.

This was an appeal to the Court of Appeal by a mother against care and placement orders made in December 2014 in respect of D who was one year old at the final hearing. 

On 15 September 2015 the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal and set the orders aside, remitting the case to the Family Court for rehearing, and giving directions to ensure that matters would proceed there with expedition. The Court of Appeal's reasons are set out in this judgment...

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