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What will happen if I run away with my child to avoid Social Services involvement?

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When the Local Authority become involved due to concerns regarding a parent’s care of a child / children, it can be a very challenging time for the family. Many people feel that they wish to escape so that they do not have to deal with any intervention...

What will happen if I run away with my child to avoid Social Services involvement?

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When the Local Authority become involved due to concerns regarding a parent’s care of a child / children, it can be a very challenging time for the family. Many people feel that they wish to escape so that they do not have to deal with any intervention...

I have been asked to leave my family home away from partner and children by Social Services - what does this mean?

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When the Local Authority have safeguarding concerns about a person within a household, they may ask them to leave the family home away from the children and other adults within the home to allow for various safeguarding assessments to be completed. The Local...

What happens if do not want to care for my baby / child anymore?

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The Local Authority (also known as Social Services) often become involved with families where there are concerns about the care being afforded to any child within a home. However, sometimes the Local Authority are approached by parents who feel that they are...

Am I allowed to physical chastise my child such as smacking them?

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The issue of smacking a child as a form of punishment or as a way to control a child’s behaviour is a contentious subject which divides public opinion. The issue has recently hit the headlines after Scotland introduced a law banning the smacking of...

How am I meant to engage and follow a remote / hybrid Family Court hearing?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, Family Court hearings moved to remote hearings which take place over the telephone or via a video platform to allow for social distancing restrictions. Initially, all major hearings such as final...