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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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Hi,
I'm currently representing myself in family court regarding a child arrangement order. My ex is happy for me to have residency as long as I agree not to live with my partner. My partner's is getting CAFCASS checks. He has previous convictions but nothing to do with children. Can it affect the decision?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. CAFCASS will confirm in their report that there were criminal issues if it comes up but as long as they are not child protection related they will not impact a decision.

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Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** I have been a solicitor for more than 35 years.

before we can answer your question we need to know exactly what the convictions were for