When children in care are adopted
Your child can be adopted if they are in out-of-home care. Read more about the process, consent and court requirements, including how to stop an adoption order.
Court action has started for the adoption of my child
If you’ve received a notice saying that court action has started for the adoption of your child, you need to decide whether you want to oppose the adoption order in Court. You should talk to a lawyer about what to do.
The Court will listen to your views and opinions, but will make a decision based on what is best for your child.