Child Care Law in Cardiff

Always an emotive area of law, we have a team of highly skilled experts who specialise in Child Care Law.

There are many instances that may require legal intervention.  If Social Services feel that your child is at risk and are considering taking your child into care, contact our Child Care team immediately.  

The areas of Child Care Law we can help with include:

•    Care Orders and Supervision Orders
•    Special Guardianship Order
•    Placement Orders
•    Adoption Orders
•    Defence of allegations of injury, abuse or neglect
•    Child arrangement orders
•    Domestic abuse/violence
•    Prohibited Steps Orders
•    Specific Issue Orders

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If the Local Authority are applying for a care order, the sooner we are involved the better. We’ll be able to advise on your rights as a parent, grandparent or family member and will ensure that, with our advice, you are in the best possible position.  The suggestion of a care order does not mean that the order will be enacted, but you must seek legal advice.  

Before an order is processed, the social services department will need to issue papers stating their case to the court.  When you receive a copy of these papers, please contact us immediately. The sooner we are involved, the sooner we can help. You will be entitled to Legal Aid no matter what your financial position is.

The initial court hearing will result in several outcomes.  These could include the granting of a temporary care order, decisions about where the child should live until a further or final hearing and the level of contact that you may have with the child during this time.

For any instance relating to your children and the law, please contact us for an initial consultation with a member of our specialist Child Care team. Initial discussions are FREE of charge and in strict confidence.

Testimonial

"Rhian is an excellent advocate for a child/teenager or indeed a parent.  She uses her vast knowledge and understanding of Family Law to provide the best possible service.  She pays attention to detail and therefore always has an excellent understanding of the issues involved within the case however complex the issues maybe."

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