Wardship proceedings in the Kilshaw internet adoption case are
to recommence on Monday in Birmingham high court.
According to a spokesperson at the Lord Chancellor’s
Department, the Official Solicitor will make representations in the
three-day hearing over jurisdiction and the legal complexities of
The baby twins obtained over the internet by Alan and Judith
Kilshaw are still in the care of Flintshire social services, though
last week a US court requested their return. Arkansas judge Mackie
Pierce ruled the Kilshaws’ adoption was illegal because none
of the parties satisfied the state’s laws on residency.