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To clarify - you and your mother look after your sister but she has full custody?
and you think your mother is alienating her towards you?
how old is your sister?
Thank you. Can I have details of exactly who has applied for what and where you stand in this application please? What are social services saying is going to be the best course of action? How old are you and how old is your sister?
I need the full background detail please because I don’t know who has made the application or what the application is for. I also don’t know how old you are and how old your sister is.
Can you let me have the further information I need please?
It’s very difficult for me to answer this without the full background detail please. You need to remember that all the courts are interested in is what is in the best interest of the child. I don’t know what happened between the child and your mother and what residents (no longer call custody) your mother has or why and depending on how long the current arrangements had been in place, the courts may be reluctant to change that if it’s working now. If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.
Whilst you say that your mother is making things up, I think you mean she is lying and if that’s the case then what you need to do is convince the court of exactly that so that your version of events is 1% more believable than hers.
In the circumstances like this the court will normally ask for the Cafcass report to ascertain whether the child is at risk in any particular environment.