Cases involving parent-child relationships must be handled quickly and with extreme care. The 10-year-long court process for parental custody of two minor children violated the right to family life.
JUDGMENT R.V. and others v. Italy 18.07.2019 (no. 37748/13) see here SUMMARY Parents’ inadequacy, parental care and foster family. The applicant, following a complaint from a relative, found it unsuitable for bringing up two children aged just 1 and 3 years respectively. The procedures for taking care of children have been made long and complicated. […]