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We're here to help you

Send your details to us and we will call you back to take further information about your matter.

If you are looking for help with care proceedings our specialist solicitors can help you. In addition to office meetings, we offer remote meetings by telephone or video if preferred. To discuss your options call us 24/7 on 0208 004 0065 or email us at hello@southgate.co.uk 

Care Proceedings

Care proceedings are initiated by the local authority when there are concerns that a child is suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm in their current living environment. The purpose of these proceedings is to ensure the child’s safety and welfare, which may involve the local authority taking steps to remove the child from their home and placing them in foster care or another suitable setting. 

Legal Support During Care Proceedings 

The involvement of the local authority in such a personal matter can be daunting. Southgate Solicitors is committed to providing you with the legal support and guidance you need. Our services include advising you on your rights, representing you throughout the court process, and working tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for your family. 

What we can do

At southgate solicitors, we offer comprehensive assistance tailored to your needs throughout your care proceeding journey. Our team of experienced professionals understand the intricacies of family law and are dedicated to providing you with the expertise and support you need during what can be a daunting and highly emotional time.  We have Resolution members and also hold Law Society Family Law Advanced Panel Accreditation which demonstrates our knowledge, skill and expertise in this area of law. 

If you wish to read more about this area of law we have some frequently asked questions at the end of this page – feel free to scroll down to read more.

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How we work with you

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You can either call us 24/7 on 0208 004 0065, email us at hello@southgate.co.uk or fill out our contact form below.

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Initial Call

Our client services team will discuss details of your case during a no-obligation call to ensure that it is something we can help you with.

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Strategy Meeting

A specialist solicitor will meet with you to go through your matter in detail and advise on a strategy and options.

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FAQs

Care proceedings are typically initiated due to concerns of abuse, neglect, or other serious issues affecting the child’s welfare.

Our family law specialists offer expert advice, representation, and support throughout the care proceedings. We aim to protect your rights and advocate for the best interests of your child.

If a care order is granted, the local authority will share parental responsibility for the child, allowing them to make significant decisions about the child’s care and placement.

Yes, you have the right to legal representation and to challenge the proceedings. Our legal team can help you navigate this process, offering the best possible defense and advocacy on your behalf.

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