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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Any advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: Any advice please

Dear Noodles Welcome to the Family and Friends carers’ discussion board and thank you very much for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online advser. I am sorry that there has been a delay in responding to your post. Hopefully your assessment to care for your baby nephew has now begun – this...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Children coming into the care system under section 20 voluntary arrangements
Topic: Sgo
Replies: 1
Views: 1448

Re: Sgo

Dear Chels89 Welcome to the Family and Friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. I am sorry for the long delay in responding to you. You have put yourselves forward to be assessed as potential special guardians for your baby niece if the court decides that her parents cannot safe...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Changing Solicitor mid case
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: Changing Solicitor mid case

Hi Robin, It sounds like you are dealing with a complex case. Your question is about changing solicitors halfway through a case. Yes- in principle, the mother can change solicitors at this stage. However, it can be quite tricky in practice. The best thing to do is to ring round solicitors who undert...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: GD in care since March 2020. Why is it all taking so long?
Replies: 10
Views: 2479

Re: GD in care since March 2020. Why is it all taking so long?

Hi Jnan, Welcome back to the Friends and Family Carers forum. I can see that the social worker has now submitted your application for an SGO which you had completed back in August. Your question is about financial and other support that might be available to enable your granddaughter to live with yo...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Sgo/foster/adopt
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: Sgo/foster/adopt

Dear I’m new Welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your posts; I will reply to both here. I am sorry that there has been a delay in responding to you. I am also sorry to hear that that your sister is contending with a number of serious difficulties and is curre...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Whole case makes no sense
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Re: Whole case makes no sense

Dear Sunrise35 Thank you for your post and welcome to our discussion board. I apologise for the long delay in responding to you. Firstly our advice sheet called Care (and related) proceedings may be useful to you. With regard to your experience of domestic abuse with the father of your children this...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Support Groups
Topic: Contact with Nephew in Foster care
Replies: 1
Views: 1245

Re: Contact with Nephew in Foster care

Dear Mrs77 Thank you for your post and welcome to our discussion board. I apologise for the long delay in responding to you. My response has now been superseded by the National Lockdown, however Family Rights Group were instrumental in negotiating with the Government about their policies relating to...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Please help us
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

Re: Please help us

Dear Gemini2020 Thank you for your post and welcome to our discussion board. I apologise for the long delay in responding to you. I am sorry to read that you failed an assessment that may have allowed you to care for your granddaughter and to read that children’s services had some historical concern...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Advice required.
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Re: Advice required.

Dear Nannahelp Welcome to Family Rights Group’s Family and Friends’ carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that there has been a delay in replying to your post. First of all, congratulations that you are about to become a gran...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Address change
Replies: 4
Views: 1231

Re: Address change

Dear Mother2-3, My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. Thank you for your post and sorry for the delay in responding. As Robin has already stated in most cases there is no obligation for you to provide the local authority with your change of address, however the exception is if you...