This was a successful appeal against a decision of HHJ Lea to refuse a mother’s application for direct contact to her children (who were being cared for by the Local Authority) as the lockdown restrictions eased. Appeal allowed.
This was an appeal in care proceedings by a mother (M) seeking contact to her three children who were in local authority care, placed with their maternal grandmother (MGM). The children were taken into care after the youngest had been found to have a leg fracture, that was considered likely to have been inflicted and possibly by M.
Read at source: Re D-S (Contact with Children in Care: Covid-19)  EWCA Civ 1031