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Care Proceedings

Garratts are experts in navigating the complexities of Care Proceedings. We provide comprehensive legal advice and representation, ensuring the welfare of your child and family.

Care Proceedings Solicitors

Sometimes a Local Authority may issue Care Proceedings if they feel a child is not being properly cared for or is in danger. Garratts Solicitors understands how traumatic and daunting Care Proceedings can be and our dedicated team of child care lawyers are here to guide you through the legal process. We will explain everything to you in plain and simple English and we will work tirelessly to ensure the best outcome is reached for you, your children and extended family. If this situation applies to you, it is essential that you contact us immediately on 0161 665 3502 or complete our enquiry form and one of our care proceedings solicitors will be in touch as soon as possible.

Our solicitors are specialists in child care law and we are members of the Law Society Children Panel, we can help you with:

  • Child Protection issues
  • Care Proceedings
  • Adoption
  • Special Guardianship
  • Supervision Orders
  • Residence and Contact
  • The Public Law Outline

Our child care solicitors understand that parents sometimes face difficulties in being able to provide care for their children. We can represent you in your matter from initial meetings to Court Proceedings whether you are facing the possibility of losing your children or, you have already lost them through Care Proceedings. Our compassionate team are here to give you support every step of the way.

Childcare Law: Funding

Free legal aid is available to all parents who are facing Care Proceedings in court. Legal aid is available regardless of your financial situation, and can be granted immediately.

Contact Care Proceedings Solicitors

Garratts Solicitors can assist you at any stage Social Services or the Local Authority become involved. Our dedicated team of Care Proceedings Solicitors are able to take on your matter at very short notice. We can attend:

  • Public Law Outline (PLO) meetings
  • Court, if Care Proceedings are issued
  • Child Protection Conferences


If you are facing any child care or care proceedings matters, contact Garratts Solicitors today on 0161 665 3502 or complete our inquiry form.


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