Free legal information and support on adoption and foster placements, the services and protection fostered and adopted children are entitled to receive and the duties of local authorities.
Free legal advice factsheet on adoption for information on how adoption works, who can adopt a child and the rights of biological parents when a child is adopted.
Information on the processes involved when fostering a child, the rights of the child and the services and support available for fostered children.
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