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Care and Protection (DCP) Matters

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Care and Protection proceedings are amongst the most heartbreaking legal proceedings.

If you are involved in these proceedings (whether as a parent, foster carer, or relative), you need compassionate and skillful lawyers. Our team can help you understand the process, and provide you with options while ensuring that your child’s best interests are protected.

We advise and represent clients in the following Care and protection matters:

  • Advice about Safety Plans, Signs of Safety Meetings, and s 143 Proposals;
  • Approval as a foster carer;
  • Care Plan reviews;
  • CIC– Incident Reports;
  • Special Guardianship Orders and Applications;
  • Time-limited Orders and Applications;
  • Trials and court dates in the Children’s Court; and
  • Until 18 Orders and Applications

Where are our lawyers located?

We have offices in Perth, Joondalup, Mandurah, Bunbury, and Albany, but have experience representing and advising clients throughout regional and remote areas in WA.

Our lawyers can travel to any court in WA and are willing to assist you no matter where you are located. If you require assistance in relation to Care & Protection (DCP) Matters, HHG Legal Group’s lawyers can provide advice to you to minimise your future risk.

Contact us today by emailing or calling us on (08) 9322 1966.

*This is general information only, and does not constitute specific legal advice. Please consult one of our experienced Legal Team for specific advice relevant to your situation.

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