Representing a Mother against the biological Mother

Melanie represented a Mother who was asking that her child should live with her and have no contact with the biological mother because of the abuse perpetrated by the biological mother on to the Applicant Mother, some of which was observed by the child. The court agreed and gave Melanie’s client an order that the child should live with her, and also a prohibited steps order that stopped the biological mother from removing the child from her care.