Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, April 13, 2018

Adoption Order Granted Despite Birth Mother's Opposition

From Irish Legal News:

The Child and Family Agency has been granted orders authorising the Adoption Agency of Ireland to make an adoption order in favour of the foster parents who have cared for the child since 2010.

Making an order dispensing of the consent of the birth mother to the making of the adoption order, Ms Justice Reynolds was satisfied that making the adoption order was in the best interests of the child and that the case satisfied the three-step process as outlined by the Supreme Court in Southern Health Board v. An Bord Uchtála MO’D & MO’D.

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