Sample letters to get evidence of child abuse

Use these letters to get proof of child abuse if you want legal aid to stop a partner seeing your child.

You need to provide 1 piece of written evidence of child abuse if you’re applying for legal aid to:

You can use any of these sample letters to ask for this evidence.

If you have a lawyer, they will be able to help you complete the letters and get the evidence.

Find out more about how to apply for legal aid.

Responding to a request

If you’re asked to give evidence that a child has been abused or is at risk, use this sample letter to reply.

Letters to send to social services

  1. Get a copy of a child abuse assessment or child protection plan

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