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Did the social worker that spoke to you set out there basis for her making contact with you - are they completing a risk assessment for contact or a family based assessment, for example? Any information you volunteer is exactly this - voluntary - and the social worker is supposed to work with the family, not put you on trial because of allegations your wife has or hasn't made.
Do you deny the incident or is it that there are different versions of the incident according to you and your wife?
OK. You both accept there was a row. Whether your daughter was awake during it is a small point - but I assume that individually you both can offer safe care for your daughter.
You are both at fault here, not just one party. It's the relationship that gives rise to the issues, not your care fo your child.
But if you are not together, I cannot see a reason for restricting contact or even for social services to be involved at this stage.
To be clear, social services cannot prevent you from having contact with your child unless they go to court to obtain q court order. They cannot enforce restricted or supervised contact, without a court order.
Can I clarify anything for you?