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- Tue May 08, 2012 9:21 am
- Forum: Legal orders
- Topic: Mother opposing SGO... what are our chances?
- Replies: 10
- Views: 10166
I agree that an SGO is always preferable to an RO. We only have an RO as CAFCASS opposed an SGO for one grandchild, but it was supported by the Local Authority. Your sentiments that it will make the child feel a more secure part of the family are correct. However, please be aware that an SGO will no...
Hello Charli, I could have written this myself nine years ago and five years ago. My daughter had her first child at fifteen and started off brilliantly, then slowly but surely reverted to going out all the time and returning drunk at 4 am. I was powerless to stop her as she said she would leave wit...
- Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:24 am
- Forum: Sounding off
- Topic: Advice needed for writing to ss
- Replies: 9
- Views: 12273
First of all, my condolences to you. Robin's advice is excellent; you must write to SS as soon as possible. I suggest the SW's immediate line manager and also Head of Childrens' Services in your area. In addition to the FRG helpline, Childrens' Legal Services is also an excellent source of advice al...
- Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:27 pm
- Forum: Assessment
- Topic: CAFCASS Report - complaint
- Replies: 3
- Views: 12838
Oh Cellbar, we had the most terrible, terrible time with the guardian in our case. This was three years ago and we also lost a finding of fact relating to our eldest grandson's dad's violence which I have never recovered from. The man CAFCASS and the Judge said did not need anger management and I ha...
- Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:51 am
- Forum: Natter and chatter
- Topic: How do I change my default for postings?
- Replies: 13
- Views: 8398
I am glad I am not alone. I have found the new Board extremely difficult to navigate and in fact I don't know how on earth I have managed to get on today after the system told me my password did not match etc. So I am none the wiser, I'm afraid and now give up in frustration rather than bothering to...
Just wanted to wish you luck at the final hearing. I think the support of the guardian is crucial and it is not easy for the Judge to depart from his/her recommendations. Your grandchild was placed with you and not the father in the first place and there must have been a reason for this. I hope you ...
- Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:21 pm
- Forum: Legal orders
- Topic: Getting passport for nephew on SGO
- Replies: 2
- Views: 3674
<t>I applied when holding an RO for both grandchildren. Didn't need mum's consent, but needed her birth certificate. It did seem to flummox the passport agency somewhat but they just rang me up and told me what to do. It was done pretty quickly - within about ten days and it was quite a complex appl...
<t>CAFCASS manager wanted to put my youngest grandson into care when he was abandoned despite the fact his full brother lived with us under a residence order and he had lived with us for his whole life until his mother took him for two months in an alcoholic haze.<br/> <br/> He could offer no explan...
<t>My youngest daughter thinks he won't get a prison sentence - she is halfway through her law degree with an interest in criminal law.<br/> <br/> That puts me in a catch 22 situation. There is no point in approaching his family, they think his offending is funny and would never agree to anything wi...
<t>I found out over the weekend that my grandson's dad has now committed a further offence of actual bodily harm and he has been committed to Crown Court as the offence is serious. His parents have kept quiet about this as they did about his previous offences on schoolchildren.<br/> <br/> He is also...