Official Solicitor standard instructions: Children Act 1989
- Official Solicitor and Public Trustee
- 15 October 2007
- Applies to:
- England and Wales
Instructions and templates to help solicitors when instructed by the Official Solicitor.
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Guidance for solicitors about what to do when the Official Solicitor acts as litigation friend of a protected party under the Children Act 1989.
- explains your role and the Official Solicitor’s approach
- offers information about costs
- details what you’re expected to do around hearings and court proceedings
- outlines what to do if the protected party recovers capacity
- contains a model attendance note, statement and letter to social services
Published: 15 October 2007