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Foster Parent in United Kingdom

Definition of Foster Parent

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Foster Parent : A person looking after a *foster child. Foster parents have no legal rights over the children they foster, who may be removed from their care by their parents or legal guardian. They may, however, apply to have the child made a ward of court or apply for a residence order (See section 8 orders) when a child has lived with them for three years (or within that period if the local authority gives its consent), which will invest them with parental responsibility. If the child has been living with them for at least 12 months they may apply to adopt him.

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  • Article Name: Foster Parent
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Foster Parent In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Foster Parent : A [...]

This entry was last updated: March 21, 2015

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