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Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

Posted: 22 April

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in respect of a non-accidental injury, you may be asked to consent to your child being placed in the care of a family member or in...

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Social Services and the Emergency Removal of Children

Posted: 07 February

Social Services may be applying to the Court for an Order to protect your child in an emergency. Social Services have duties to protect all children in their area. If they believe your child is at immediate risk of...

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What is Section 20 of the Children Act 1989?

Posted: 17 October

The Law on Social Services removing children There are many reasons why the Local Authority, often known as Social Services, may be required to remove a child from their home. Reasons include if they are suffering or have suffered...

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Child safety

Posted: 31 May

Local Authorities have a general duty to safeguard the children in their area, reduce inequalities between young children in their area, and improve their wellbeing. Every Local Authority should take reasonable steps to prevent children within their area suffering...

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Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in...

- 22 April 2024

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How our Solicitors ensure clarity in settlement agreements Settlement Agreements are pivotal in resolving...

- 11 April 2024

Seizure and Retention of Property in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings.

Police powers in relation to seizure and retention of property concerning a police investigation...

- 14 March 2024