Judgment: Leicestershire County Council v T (Care Order: Placement Order)
Please take note of the recently published judgment handed down by HIs Honour Judge Bellamy on 3rd September 2014 in the case of Leicestershire County Council v T (Care Order: Placement Order)  EWFC B119.
The case concerns the placement of a child and considers issues of delay and the justifications for delay, expert evidence, alcohol misuse evidence and proper Re: B-S analysis and compliance.
The judgment follows an earlier published judgment in the same case handed down on 4th May 2014 when the proceedings were at 42 weeks [Re T (A Child: Delay – Extension – further assessments)  EWFC B51].
The earlier judgment also considered delay and the justifications for delay in the context of additional expert evidence and assessment, and in the context of a re-emergence of a family member as a potentially viable option.