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Emergency Protection Order (EPO)

Term Main definition
Emergency Protection Order (EPO)

Order made if the Court is satisfied that not removing the child to local authority accommodation or not keeping him there will cause him significant harm.

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A big thank you to Nick and Ruth Langford for their contribution to the Wikivorce glossary. For a more in-depth definition of the various legal terms listed above take a look at their book : The Family Law A to Z available to buy on Amazon.