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We asked Francesca to tell us a bit more about herself: What made you decide to become a solicitor? When my school careers officer asked where I wanted to do work experience, aged 16, I [...]
In November 2017, I will be celebrating 10 years post-qualification experience and 10 years specialising in children and family law. As a member of the Law Society Children Law Accreditation Scheme, I’ve represented numerous children [...]
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This week, I have been talking about special guardianship assessments. In my experience, one important aspect of the assessment which often does not get as much attention as it should is considering the support which [...]
In my last blog, I wrote about the legal effect of special guardianship orders. Today, I’m going to talk about what the Local Authority consider in carrying out a special guardianship order assessment. Before the [...]
When children are placed in the care of members of their extended family, the Local Authority will often recommend that they are made subject to a special guardianship order (SGO). But what is it? SGOs [...]
When members of an extended family put themselves forward to care for children, the Local Authority will almost always agree to carry out a ‘viability’ assessment of them. This is usually a fairly quick piece [...]