Care proceedings

The need for specialist advice:

A local authority can begin care proceedings if they feel a child is not receiving proper care or is in immediate danger.

Care proceedings can be an extremely stressful and upsetting time for you and your family, which is why we will support you throughout the legal process.

Our sensitive and sympathetic solicitors have extensive experience and sharp technical knowledge of child law. They are readily available to give you practical legal advice.

Let our experience make yours that much easier:

Your dedicated child law solicitor will work diligently to ensure the best outcome for you and your children. We can advise on all aspects of child law including:

  • Contact and residence
  • Care proceedings
  • Child protection matters
  • Guardianship
  • Supervision orders
  • Emergency orders

In care proceedings, you are entitled to Legal Aid, whatever your financial position.

Child Law AccreditedWe can assist you at any stage of the process whether you have already lost your children or you face losing them. We are here to support you and we will explain court proceedings to you so you are aware of what will be involved from the outset.

Need expert advice? Let us help:

To discuss any aspect of this area of law please contact;

  • Tanya Magell and Karen Reid at our Blackburn office on 01254 272640
  • Emma Pike and Mark Taylor at our Bury office on 0161 761 4611
  • David Connor and Louise Daniel at our Rawtenstall office on 01706 225621