Category: Child care
Children in care: what are the types of placement during care proceedings?
More and more children go into care each year for a variety of reasons. This can be due to neglect, […]
Getting rid of the stigma: What is the law around Sexual Abuse?
Abuse seems to be an underlying theme in many child and family cases. It is something that we as professionals […]
Local Authority Intervention: When to Seek Legal Advice
The Local Authority is an organisation that is officially responsible for all the public services and facilities in a particular […]
What are the stages of Social Services intervention?
Social Services Intervention There can be varying degrees of involvement Social Services have with a family and sometimes it can […]
Care Proceedings…Tell Me More!
Care Proceedings, also known as Public Law proceedings, are more common than many people think. Proceedings are generally issued due […]
COVID-19 effect on parents involved in care proceedings
The number of urgent Care Proceedings cases in the family courts have remained stable, and even seen a slight rise […]
The Dense Fog of Human Rights Costs!
The recent decisions in Re: H (A minor) v Northamptonshire CC 2017 www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2017/282.html and Re CZ (Human Rights Claim: Costs) 2017 […]
Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner is standing up for Foster and Kinship carers
Nigel Priestley is standing up against Bradford Council after they decided to make cuts to fostering allowances. “Some of the […]
Santa came early for struggling Kinship Carer
A London aunt is celebrating Christmas early! After a legal fight with her local authority for financial support, she’s been […]
Double Celebration for Kinship Carer after battle with Middlesbrough Borough Council
A battling grandmother caring for two grandchildren has won her fight to get Middlesbrough Council to pay allowances. A grandmother […]