If Children’s Services and the Local Authority are worried about the safety and welfare of a child, they may decide to become involved with the family and in some cases apply to the Court.
Understanding Child Protection Measures
The Next Steps
If you are a parent and you have received a Letter Before Proceedings, also known as a PLO letter from Children Services you are entitled to legal aid and free legal advice, including support to attend meetings.
If you are a parent and you have received paperwork from Children’s Services that says they are making or have made an application to Court for a Care or Supervision Order, you are entitled to legal aid and free legal advice to help you with the Court case.
In some circumstances, Legal Aid is also available to other family members who may be involved in the Court case.
If you are notified by Children’s Services of their intention to apply for Care or Supervision Orders, we recommend that you immediately instruct a Solicitor. At Hepburn Delaney we have a dedicated team who work with parents and children who are dealing with these matters and we are here to help.
To contact us, please:
Call us on 01442 218090 and ask to speak to one of our Specialist Care and Child Protection Solicitors
Send an email to email@example.com
If you are notified by Children’s Services of their intention to apply for Care or Supervision Orders, we recommend that you immediately instruct a Solicitor to assist you and to represent you at the Court hearings. At Hepburn Delaney, we have a specialist team of Lawyers and support staff dealing with Child Protection and Public Law proceedings including Care and Supervision order applications.
If you have any queries regarding Child Custody, please do not hesitate to contact us. Feel free to call us on 01442 218090, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. or fill out our enquiry form and speak to one of our Child Custody Solicitors today.
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