Hi, thank you for your question. What was the outcome of today's hearing and was your application for your son to live with you?
Have social services or CAFCASS been directed to undertake an assessment and report?
Are there court ordered direct contact arrangements, if so what are they (eg. dates, times and frequency?)
Thanks for confirming. Legally, as there is a court order contact arrangement, you should be complying with this. Non-compliance can lead to enforcement proceedings by the father.
In the circumstances, and if you have not done so already, you should be applying to court to vary the order due to the concerns you have. You could potentially ask for contact to return to be supported/supervised until such time as he can demonstrate there are no concerns.
Given that the matter is listed for a final hearing, it is surprising that there is no S7 report (either by CAFCASS or a social worker) as this would be an independent assessment that is necessary to inform the court of the issues.
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