Hi Claire. Thank you for welcoming me. Yes it's very upsetting. Caff cass are ordered by the family courts to conduct reports on what is best for the child. They do safe guarding for the children involved in family court cases. They are their to hear the children's opinions and listen. Then they write reports to the court and solicitors involved. They can be very useful. Although I feel that at times you are penalised as a parent. I can't argue as the last report was a positive outcome for me and my daughter. This isn't what she needs. I suppose it's just to check if all is OK with her. And I do have my partner he is very supportive. But I fell he is very out spoken in his opinions at times for the good. But It also nice to get advice from other people who aren't involved. Thank you for getting back to me. I really appreciate it.
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Hi I'm new hear. Not sure if I'm in the right place. Im currently going through court proceedings with my daughters dad over contact. My 11 year old daughter has been having visits with her dad in a contact centre. Caff cass are involved. And the stress of it all is really getting to her. She came home from school saying she'd hurt her arms from falling over. They aren't marks from falling over both me and my daughter brought it to the attention of the children's centre and our caff cass officer. And they have both reported it to childrens services as a critical incident and for investigation. My daughter said as if I'd hurt my self mum. I know she's going through alot of stress right now and doesn't really want anything to do with her dad. I'm now thinking that I'm going to be slated as a mother. She has never hurt her self before. And I don't think she has done it deliberately. But they are taking it very seriously. I have fibromyalgia and I'm so stressed about it. I've spoken to my daughter and she is sure that she did it whilst playing. On both arms. I don't know what to do. Can anyone try to understand my post and offer any advice. I just want it all to be over with for my daughters happiness. She really doesn't want to be alone with her dad and that really concerns me as a mother. She always used to go. Now she refuses. It's always a persuading game it's awful. For her and me and our family. I have custody of her and theirs nothing against me as a mum. Dad is a drug user and is supossed to be getting help. He has broken promises to our daughter and tries to turn things around on me. I really can't believe life has gotten like this for her.
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