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Meet our team – Francesca Greenfield

By |2017-06-26T16:59:05+01:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Special Guardianship Order Assessments – what are they looking for?

By |2021-08-20T14:21:18+01:00February 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 considers in carrying out a special guardianship order assessment. Before the [...]

Challenging a negative viability assessment

By |2021-08-20T14:26:13+01:00February 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 [...]

Introducing our newest team member…….Rebecca Shenton

By |2017-01-23T10:39:23+01:00January 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 [...]

But they are my grandchildren so how can I be eligible for support in looking after them?

By |2017-02-01T16:12:17+01:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Child Care Law|

  Tell me if either of these scenarios sounds familiar to you? The first one is you get a phone call from your daughter or son informing you that they need help. Family Services has [...]