Specialists in Criminal and Family Law

Special Guardianship

In families, situations can arise which mean that children cannot always be looked after by their birth parents.

Special Guardianship

We have experience of representing parents, grandparents, other relatives, and foster parents in these important cases.

In families, situations can arise which mean that children cannot always be looked after by their birth parents, However, we may be able to assist in keeping the children within their extended family. 

Special Guardianship is an Order that can be made by a Court to secure a child’s long-term placement with a family member or close friend.  This means that the Special Guardian will have responsibility for the day-to-day decisions and all the important choices about the child’s future.

We have experience of representing parents, grandparents, other relatives, and foster parents in these important cases.

You may be entitled to receive legal aid and we can assess your eligibility for public funding.

Our dedicated team have many years of experience

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Family Law

Legal Aid Assessment

Legal Aid is still available for some family cases. Generally, these are cases where there has been domestic abuse, child protection concerns or where parents are involved in care proceedings brought by a Local Authority. If you think you may be eligible we can assist in submitting your legal aid application on-line.

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