Marie represented a Father in a case where a new born baby was removed from his and his partner’s care because of concerns. Both parents went into a Parent and Child foster placement for a period of time and did well, but they separated as a couple and left the placement. They reunited afterwards, but the child had been placed in a child-only foster placement.
The Parents sought the return of the child to their care, whilst the Local Authority care plan was for adoption. The case is listed for a final hearing in due course.