Research and analysis
Report looking at the findings from an analysis of local authority case files containing special guardianship orders.
Ref: ISBN 978-1-78105-541-0, DFE-RR497
PDF, 466KB, 58 pages
Research into the effect of the 26-week time limit for standard care cases and court judgements on the use of special guardianship.
A special guardianship order is an order appointing 1 or more individuals to be a child’s ‘special guardian’. It is a private law order made under the Children Act 1989, intended for children who:
17 December 2015
Department for Education
Looked-after children and adoption
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