When local authorities start Care Proceedings, Grandparents may be left to pick up the pieces and take on the care of the grandchildren at the request of Social Services.
Or Care Proceedings might have started and the grandparents want to put themselves forward as carers for the children. In July 2009 Grandparents Plus reported that placement with grandparents was the preferred choice of 65% of parents in the event that they were unable to care for their children.
In these situations, it is vital to have good advice and representation. The Grandparents Legal Centre has three highly experienced Solicitors who are members of the Children Panel.
News & Events
On Carers’ Rights Day (29th November) Nigel Priestley was interviewed by ITV Calendar News about the rights of family & friend carers and [more]
The Local Government Ombudsman has launched a damning report on local authorities failure to support family and friends Carers. A damning report on Family [more]
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