Re V-Z (Children) (2016)
 EWCA Civ 475
Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal set aside care and placement orders in respect of four children and remitted the case for a fresh welfare hearing. The assessment of the maternal grandmother, who lived in Slovakia, as a prospective carer was not fully explored and there was not a sufficient foundation for ruling her out as a potential carer. Guidance was given for those involved in care proceedings when seeking the assistance of foreign authorities.
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