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Social services are threatening to take my sons partners

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social services are threatening to take my sons partners baby away when it is born what rights does he and us have to prevent this
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

What are their concerns?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
previous history when mother had a breakdown but has not had to refer to mental health for 2 yrs approx but is now pregnant and in a stable supportive relationship
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
we do not have any spare money as we are retired but we need help to further support our son and daughter in law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

has she had other chidlren removed from her care?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but she has parental rights and limited access
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

How old are they?

Would your son be willing to end the relationship if it meant that he could keep the baby?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not sure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but unlikely
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the children are 10,7 and 3
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

can they all live with you?