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I have reviewed your question. There are two separate issues - one is with social services and the other is the ex partner.
Regarding the ex partner, she will most likely have grounds to apply to the family court for an order under the protection from harassment legislation.
This is called a non-molestation order.
The form to apply is here:
There is no fee for the application.
There is also an explanatory leaflet here which may assist:
With social services, when is the next meeting? Are there other concerns about general parenting or is it just the above issue?
I understand. I can say that the worst thing the mother can do is to ignore social services and not attend meetings - it is seen as her not caring about the children and gives social services more grounds for going to court over this.
If there is false information in the reports she will have the chance to challenge this, of course. But she does need to show up to the meetings.
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Thanks for coming back to me. It shouldn't be necessary to have a solicitor for a CP conference. An advocate or friend to assist with note taking may help. But it's not a legal process yet - so there's no need for a solicitor. If the LA enter the PLO (pre proceedings stage) then she will be entitled to a lawyer provided by legal aid funding.
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