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 court

Letters to send to the police

Letters to send to social services

Published 14 May 2014