Can you email Cafcass?
All Cafcass official email addresses end in @cafcass.gov.uk. If you receive an email stating to be from Cafcass that does not end in @cafcass.gov.uk please contact us at [email protected] to let us know.
Where will Cafcass speak to my child?
The Cafcass worker will: usually talk to your children alone – this may be at a neutral venue such as at their school. spend time with you and the other party and listen to any concerns you might have.
Can you call Cafcass for advice?
Cafcass cannot offer legal advice or advise on your personal circumstances; we also generally cannot give information about specific cases to non-parties.
How do you talk to Cafcass?
Tips When Meeting CAFCASS
- Do speak calmly and clearly;
- Do tell the truth;
- Do explain to the CAFCASS Officer why you believe shared parenting is in your children´s best interests unless there are genuine and serious welfare concerns;
- Do give the Officer information about your past involvement in the children´s care;
Do CAFCASS do unannounced visits?
littleangel, CAFFCASS will get in touch with you when they are ready to do the report. Don’t worry, they will not turn up unannounced.
Why would CAFCASS get involved?
Cafcass becomes involved in a case if: parents are separating and they can’t agree on what’s best for their child. a child or young person is getting a new family. and if people are trying to make sure that a child or young person is kept safe.
Will CAFCASS speak to my 5 year old?
Assisting the Court in Decision-Making A reporting CAFCASS officer can speak to the children about their wishes and feelings. A ‘wishes and feelings report’ can be requested at a first hearing and will be appropriate for children aged 10 or above.
Will the judge side with CAFCASS?
A CAFCASS report can be challenged. Even if you agree with the report conclusions the judge may not do so. Generally speaking, a judge will normally follow a recommendation in a CAFCASS report unless there are good reasons not to do so. That is the judge’s decision.
Do judges go against CAFCASS?
Will CAFCASS speak to my 4 year old?
How old must a child be for CAFCASS to assess his or her wishes and feelings? CAFCASS may visit a child of almost any age as the child’s wishes and feelings are always assessed against the background of that child’s age and understanding.
Do CAFCASS check your home?
You are unlikely to have a home visit before the first hearing. Only people who are parties to the court proceedings will be interviewed and we do not speak with or meet children at this stage in proceedings.
Will judge go against CAFCASS report?
Can you challenge a CAFCASS report? A CAFCASS report can be challenged. Even if you agree with the report conclusions the judge may not do so. Generally speaking, a judge will normally follow a recommendation in a CAFCASS report unless there are good reasons not to do so.
How to contact CAFCASS Children and Family Court?
Cafcass call centre number: 0300 456 4000 Our National office address: Cafcass National Office, 3rd Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3HF The Cafcass national postal address is now Cafcass PO Box 5076, Slough, SL1 0RX Court Orders, Police Checks and Local Authority Checks should continue to be sent to Cafcass PO Box 4852, Slough, SL1 0DQ
Where is the Cafcass call centre in London?
Cafcass call centre number: 0300 456 4000 ; Our National office address: Cafcass National Office, 3rd Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3HF; The Cafcass national postal address is now…
Where can I find the DX number for Cafcass?
Digitisation Service DX address: Cafcass has one DX address for the central receipt of court orders, returns from PNC checks, and returns from local authority checks. This address is: DX 42260
What can I do with the Cafcass website?
Information and resources for professionals. A range of valuable content and tools providing advice and support to families who are separating or co-parenting is now available on the Cafcass website. […]