1. Paramountcy

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    • Definition:
    • The child should always be put first
      • To decide what is best for them
        • This is what is most important, not most convenient
    • Child's feelings and wishes - be taken into consideration when making decisions for their future
      • opportunity to make their feelings known
        • use opinion of child to make decisions
    • Decide how capable child's parents are of meeting needs of the child
      • Fair on everyone. Ensure safety of the child
        • ensure that it is in the best interes tof the child
    • Court decisions made
      • Made only if it is better than making none at all.
        • Resolve cases without court order - less traumatic


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