Continuing with our Interview series, we speak with a father who has been denied contact with his son. The case was processed through the Court of Protection, and raises Child Rights concerns as well as persisting difficulties in assessing capacity.
We would like to thank this father for his courage in sitting for this interview.
In line with reporting restrictions and the protection of child privacy, interviews which focus on individual cases are anonymous and edited to avoid identification of minors.
Which court did you experience?
It first was in Family Court but, was later moved in the Court of Protection by a family member. The case involved my son. [Referred to as A in this interview].
How did you find yourself and your family going through the system?
A family member brought these Proceedings in 2006. Her conduct during the process was dishonest but the social care professionals believed…
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