by Andrew Weeden | McKenzie Friend based in Cambridge and Ely A concern has been raised about the safety and welfare of your Child. You have been told that you should enable safeguarding and stop contact with the other parent. What should you do, and where do you stand legally?
Category Archives: Cafcass
Making contact better – Your child and you
When parents have separated, contact can be challenging and emotionally painful for the children and their non-resident parent.
It is important to make every contact count, and deliver what your child needs most.
Bitterness is not your friend
It can be very hard to detach feelings about separation, divorce and the life thereafter from dealing with issues in the family Court.
It is natural, for both parents to bring in their historic issues and want some kind of restorative justice. Unfortunately, in cases which involve children and shared care arrangements, the adults are a secondary concern to the needs of the juniors.
Dealing with Cafcass
This guide deals with the Safeguarding Letter process which Cafcass undertakes on behalf of the Court in preparation for the FHDRA (first hearing dispute resolution appointment).
Thinking of Divorcing?
It is the time of year where lawyers make most of their money. The January onslaught of divorce case applications. Christmas is an evocative time of year. It can be a time of joy, but for many people, it is a time of abject misery. And with New Year resolutions, many marriages are brought to a close. Most of those marriages have been unhappy for a great deal of time and the New Year seems good time to face up to life beyond.