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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S20
Replies: 1
Views: 1769

Re: S20

Hi Basil You must remember that under a section 20 agreement, your child is accommodated , therefore, you retain parental responsibility for them. The foster carer is obliged to specify her relationship to your child. As next of kin, they are the person the school would contact in case of emergencie...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CPP Conference
Replies: 1
Views: 1524

Re: CPP Conference

Hi Egg1 From your post, it sounds like the Local Authority are so concerned, that they are considering issuing care proceeedings. Has your ex partner been informed by Children's Services that they wish to enter into a pre proceedings or PLO agreement with her, and received a formal letter advising h...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Finace
Replies: 2
Views: 2537

Re: Finace

Hi Basil Thank you for your post. You advise that your child is accommodated in foster care under section 20 Children Act. This means that you have consented (verbally or in writing) to the placement going ahead. parental responsibility is retained by you, and anyone else that may have it at this ti...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Access rights
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: Access rights

Hi Egg1 I suggest you request Children’s Services give you their decision in writing. Ask them to explain the reasons why your child should only stay in your care for a maximum two weeks during the summer holiday. Unless there is a specific reason not to do so, as part of the child protection plan, ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeling Confused Help
Replies: 3
Views: 3355

Re: Feeling Confused Help

Hi Geecam 38 Your post states that your partner is six months pregnant. Is this news common knowledge to Children's Services and those involved in the court process? It seems that you both have different ideas about what you you want, from the relationship. Most significantly, you go on to say 'i fe...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeling Confused Help
Replies: 3
Views: 3355

Re: Feeling Confused Help

Hi Geecam 38 Thank you for your post. It sounds like you are going through a very difficult situation, and that you are a caring father, trying to do the best for your children at what is a particularly stressful time. You mention a number of significant past incidents that could have a negative imp...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Our children’s voices cannot be heard - why?
Replies: 4
Views: 3507

Re: Our children’s voices cannot be heard - why?

Hope Thank you for your post. Under the Children Act and Human Rights legislation, the welfare of children is “paramount”. In deciding what is in children’s best interests- their wishes and feelings should be carefully considered, (dependent on their age and understanding) in any assessments being c...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:52 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: FINAL STRAW
Replies: 4
Views: 5112

Re: FINAL STRAW

Hi endofline It is possible to involve your MP at an early stage, but most likely they will direct you towards the Local Authority complaints process. Please be mindful that putting in a formal complaint during care proceedings is likely to result in it being considered, or any response, until after...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Honestly cant see the light
Replies: 266
Views: 115939

Re: Honestly cant see the light

Hi Warthog Sorry that the psychological assessment was quite a difficult process for you. Whilst you have a good indication of the assessment recommendations, and proposed timescales, it is still worth waiting until you receive the final report, and booking an appointment to discuss this with your s...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Do you have a child in care?
Topic: mother and baby foster placement
Replies: 1
Views: 2045

Re: mother and baby foster placement

Hi Layla123 Welcome to the parents forum. My name is Suzie and I am an adviser at Family Rights Group. From what you have said, it sounds as though you are currently in care proceedings relating to your baby. It is very important that you work closely with the solicitor who is representing you in th...