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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am here to assist, as best I can. If this is an emergency situation, have you contacted either social services or the police?
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So, your daughter is now in the care of social services?
OK. Thank you, ***** ***** clear things up. And can you just clarify, were there court proceedings with social services involved before the SGO was made?
OK, this is important information. You would have to demonstarte a real change of circumstances, which it sounds like you may be able to do. It may actually be the case though, that as social services are going to have to deal with the fallout of this, that they may be now in support of you having the children. They would obviously have to do an up to date assessment of you and while this goes on there is a good chance that the children would have to be moved into temporary foster care, if the SGO placement has broken down. In this case, they might make the application themselves to court to discharge the SGO, rather than you having to do this (and fund this) yourself. Being in regular contact with the social workers is really key here.
You can apply yourself, yes. You would need the permission of the court to make the application in the first instance but this is where the change in circumstances arguments some in.
There would have to be an assessment before the court can go against its previous court order, yes.
But this wouldn;t stop you applying, the assessment would come after the application, as you can state a change of circumstances in the application and then they can assess at that point.
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Hello, it's not completely clear from your message what has gone on, but I think the social worker has told your daughter she has to go back to the SGO placement - is this your sister or has she gone to your sister instead of going back the SGO placement (I need to know who the SGO is with, basically). And can you tell me how old your 5 daughters that are under the SGO are, please?