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There are many parents in the UK who cannot care for their children for a variety of reasons, such as:

  • They have a learning difficulty
  • They are in prison
  • They have issues relating to drug and/or alcohol use
  • They have mental health difficulties
  • They have physical disabilities/illness
  • They are in a relationship involving domestic abuse which puts the children at risk

It is very common for grandparents to step in when the parents are unable to care for their children.

We have a specialist team of lawyers able to advise grandparents on the various issues involved in caring for their grandchildren, including

Useful Links:

Grandparents Association – A national charity supporting all grandparents and their families

The Child Maintenance Service and Child Support Agency

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