Category Archives: Family Law

Accusations of child abuse are taken very seriously by the police, who take a number of actions to ensure they are investigated thoroughly. The trauma of being falsely accused of child abuse is very much heightened by the process of … Continue reading

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In cases of alleged physical child abuse, it is vital to determine the exact nature of the injury the child has suffered to begin assessing if it was caused accidentally or deliberately (non-accidental).  One of the most important tools used … Continue reading

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Edward Hayes Lawyers has been recognized and recommended again in respect of its work in serious injury/abuse cases and public law children matters. Christopher Hayes and Stephanie Dew are ‘very able’ alongside the ‘very hardworking’ Family Law Team.

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The Family Law Team represented the Mother of two children removed in to Local Authority foster care after allegations of non-accidental injury.  The Portsmouth family are delighted the case has concluded and their children are coming home.  The family said … Continue reading

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The Family Law Team successfully represented a Mother in obtaining damages for breach of human rights where the Local Authority delayed issuing care proceedings.  We were also successful in obtaining a costs order against the Local Authority. Read more here.

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