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March 2017

What can I do if my ex-partner won’t let me see my child?

By | 2017-03-03T21:26:18+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Family Law, News|

When parents are no longer together issues and difficulties often arise which impact on arrangements for the children of the family. This can often result in the parent with primary care of the children stopping [...]

February 2017

What would you do if your child was not returned to you after spending time with the other parent?

By | 2017-02-13T17:05:22+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Family Law, News|

Unfortunately there are occasions when a child is not returned by a parent following contact. What would you do in that situation? You may have no idea how to get the child returned when all attempts [...]

Special Guardianship Orders – what support should I get?

By | 2017-01-30T18:38:58+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|

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 [...]

Special Guardianship Order Assessments – what are they looking for?

By | 2017-02-01T16:12:10+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|

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 [...]

Special Guardianship Orders – what are they?

By | 2017-02-01T16:12:11+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|

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 [...]

Challenging a negative viability assessment

By | 2017-02-01T16:12:12+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law|

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 [...]

January 2017

Introducing our newest team member…….Rebecca Shenton

By | 2017-01-23T10:39:23+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law|

Happy Monday everyone…. I am charged this week with introducing myself and also hopefully bringing some useful information to you all! I am the newest member of the team here at King Street. I am [...]