If the Social Services Department of the Local Authority become involved with your family, raising concerns about the care of your children, this can be a very distressing situation. The risk of losing a child is extremely upsetting. Should this happen, then the Local Authority may arrange meetings requiring your attendance to address their concerns or could commence Care Proceedings before the Court.
In these types of cases the Court may be asked to make a Care Order, Placement Order (adoption), Supervision Order or Special Guardianship Order regarding your child. Whatever their level of involvement with your family, it is crucial that you take immediate legal advice from a lawyer who specialises in cases of this type. At hpjv solicitors we have a team of expert Lawyers in this field who are available to help you and your family stay together.
Our experienced Child Care accredited solicitors and the Family team can guide you through this difficult legal process, ensuring that you understand the entire process from start to finish. Appointing the right lawyer that you can trust and be confident in is crucial in these cases.
You do not have to worry about legal costs as Legal Aid may be available in these type of Children cases.