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my sister is an alchoholic with an 11year old girl who is not

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my sister is an alchoholic with an 11year old girl who is not being cared for properly and i have concerns for her safety and well being. my neice has 2 brothers who are returning to university shortly, they have been caring for her and once they have returned there is no way of knowing how she is as my sister will not allow any access to any of the family. is there anything i can do legally to remove my niece from this enviroment and have her stay with me, all my family will agree to this except of course my sister.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Are Social Services and/or the school aware of the situation
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

social services are nort aware at this time and her new secondary school will be made aware when she goes for the first time on wednesday

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Does the child wish to move to live with you?
Clare