Re Gaurav Mittal [2016] NZFC 4683

Published 08 September 2016

Successful adoption application — family adoption — Adoption Act 1955. Application to adopt a nephew who had been in the applicants’ care since he was four days old was successful. Both biological parents consented to the adoption and the cultural and family context was such that adoption was more appropriate than Care of Children Act orders.Judgment Date: 3 June 2016. * * * Note: names have been changed to comply with legal requirements. * * *