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Childcare – Social Services Solicitors

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

  • Direct access to your legal team
  • Children Panel approved
  • Largest team in the East Midlands
  • Legal Aid funding*
  • Free Initial Consultation

Social Services Solicitors in relation to Childcare & Adoption

Our Childcare law team, have many years’ experience of acting in childcare and adoption proceedings. We act on behalf of children, their parents and grandparents and will help you to understand the legal process, the steps taken, the timescales involved…above all, our social services solicitors will help guide you through the legal maze you face.

The Wilson Browne Solicitors team in Northampton and Leicestershire, now have 5 children panel member solicitors recognised by CAFCASS.

CAFCASS is an independent organisation tasked with looking after the interests of children involved in family proceedings and works with children and their families: it advises the court on what it considers to be in the children’s best interests.

Strictly speaking, we are not limited by geography in terms of representing clients. However, particularly where legal aid is concerned we are most likely to be able to help if you live in:

  • Northamptonshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Bedfordshire
  • Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire
  • Peterborough
  • North and East Oxfordshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Rutland
  • Lincolnshire

Some of the most experienced childcare lawyers in the East Midlands.

Childcare proceedings can be extremely distressing and stressful. Our child care solicitors understand that, and will help you to understand the legal process, the steps being taken and the timescales involved.

Where adoption proceedings are considered, we can help guide you through the maze of legal proceedings that are necessary when adopting a child, and have tremendous experience in such matters which enables us to deal with any issues that might arise – we can offer help and advice on the whole process or just with specific parts of the process.  Our team will be happy to discuss the options that are available.

How can we help?

Our solicitors are specialists in childcare law and members of the Law Society Children Panel. We can help you with:

  • Child Protection issues
  • Care Proceedings
  • Adoption
  • Special Guardianship
  • Supervision Orders
  • The Public Law Outline

If necessary, we’re able to take on your matter at very short notice, attend and support:

  • Public Law Outline (PLO) meetings
  • Court, if Care Proceedings are issued
  • Child Protection Conferences

If you are facing any child care or care proceedings matters, simply get in touch with our social services & child care solicitors.

Our child care & social services legal specialists are here to give you support every step of the way and to guide you through the legal process.  Legal Aid is available in childcare proceedings and can be granted straight away.

* Legal Aid funding: Not all childcare issues are eligible for legal aid. Legal aid funding is available in certain cases and within certain geographical limits.