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Ella and Ria start Training Contracts

The partners wish to extend their best wishes to Ella and Ria, who started their Training Contracts on 1st April 2022. Both will face an exciting and varied mix of work over the next two years. We are proud to continue to offer Training Contracts on a regular basis. We...
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Are family or friends a viable alternative to fostering, in Care Proceedings?

When your child is the subject of care proceedings the Local Authority must consider whether there is anyone in your wider family network that would be able to look after your child if the court decides you are not able to do so anymore. This is known as kinship foster...
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Differences between a Supervision Order and a Care Order

Before answering this question, it is important to note what parental responsibility is and who has this. What is Parental Responsibility? Parental responsibility is the legal rights, duties, powers, responsibilities, and authority a parent has for a child and the child’s property.   Who has Parental Responsibility? All mothers and...
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Why do children get appointed a CAFCASS Children’s Guardian?

A CAFCASS Children’s Guardian will be appointed by the Court in family proceedings where there are concerns about a child’s welfare, for example, care proceedings or complex private proceedings for a child arrangements order.  CAFCASS is an acronym for Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service.  CAFCASS was created...
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Mander Cruickshank Solicitors are proud to announce that we have secured re-accreditation with the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, Lexcel. Lexcel is developed specifically for the legal profession. It is an optional, recognised accreditation scheme for law firms and in-house legal departments which gives assurance that a practice meets...
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