Grandparents are sometimes put in very difficult situations, even more so when a couple breaks up and grandparents are restricted or forbidden to have contact with much loved grandchildren.
A suffering mother needed to obtain legal protection for her daughter. The father had been convicted of the abuse of his daughter.
With a thoroughly prepared case, Sarah Khanna successfully persuaded the Court to remove the father’s parental responsibility.
This meant that he was also prevented from tracing her through the school system in the future.
Sarah also obtained a complete block on press and even the court listing was blanked out so that the child could not be identified.
The legal protection obtained by Sarah in this case has brought lasting peace of mind to the mother.
When family courts are involved to make decisions as to what arrangements are best for the children between separating parents or sometimes wider family, there are often allegations and counter-allegations made by the parties. Sometimes these are true and sometimes they are fabricated or exaggerated.
Pension schemes will need to review their rules after the recent ruling handed down by the Supreme Court in the case of Walker v Innospec.
The Separated Parents Information Programme is a course attended by parents either voluntarily or through the Court. This is designed to help separated parents learn what their child needs most providing tips and advice on how to make a co-parenting relationship work. All facilitators are experienced within the field of supporting families through parental separation and conflict.