Representing a mother with disabilities in Care Proceedings

Children – Public Law

29 November 2023

Melanie was successful in obtaining a Court Order for the return of child to her mother where the mother had learning and physical disabilities.

An ICO was obtained at an interim stage but at the final hearing the child was returned and retained under a Supervision Order.

Melanie successfully challenged the basis of the Local Authority assessment, and the attitude and approach of their Social Workers.

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