Special Guardianship Orders

We help family members and foster carers obtain special guardianship orders. We can advise and support you in existing court proceedings or assist you in making a court application.

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Please call us on 01482 300 200 or complete a Free Online Enquiry and we will be delighted to help you.

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Simple, Easy-to-Understand Special Guardianship Advice

Special guardianship orders provide you with parental responsibility that allow long-term caregivers to take more control over the care of a child. If a special guardianship order is granted, a special guardian will have enhanced rights and responsibilities as well as the option to override a parent’s views during conflict.

Our child care solicitors are experts in this area, having helped many families and foster carers in the past to obtain parental rights and responsibilities providing long term security for children. What’s more, we offer simple, easy-to-understand special guardianship advice without any legal jargon.

We promise to:

  • Remove lawyer-speak where possible and explain any legal phrases you’ll need to know as part of your case.

  • Be responsive — via email, phone, video call or any other form of communication you prefer.

  • Remember the little things and consider your unique family unit in everything we do relating to your case.

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