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Experience:  Family Law - Specialist in Divorce, Financial Relief and Children Matters
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Social services recently wrote a document saying a friend of

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Social services recently wrote a document saying a friend of mine was a historic drug user, she has never been a drug user has no convictions has never had a drugs test and they also looked at her medical records. The comments were made by an expartner over a child custody case is this libellous
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.
Hi, thanks for your question.
If your ex-partner is making the allegations, the local authority have a duty to document it, but if they are using it as a basis for an unfavourable recommendation then they must carry out their own investigations to confirm the allegations.
Please let me know if you have any further questions regarding this.
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.
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