In terms of legal proceedings, I think the case started early this year 2014.
Before that there were lengthy efforts to get social workers to see the neglectful attitude of the mother.
The father is proudly reluctant to accept financial assistance from friends, so we are having to move as tactfully as possible.
Sorry for delay in responding to your first request for more information. I hope you can help.
No, I've not seen the bills; but this is a friend of 30 years' standing who has always been truthful hitherto.