Policeman ‘targeted’ ex-wife’s divorce lawyer

May 23, 2017 2 comments

family law

A Norfolk police officer who deliberately targeted his ex-wife’s divorce solicitor has been sacked. In October, the policeman stopped the lawyer’s vehicle and issued her a ticket for failing to wear a seatbelt. A recent misconduct hearing at the Norfolk Police’s headquarters in Wymondham was told that he “knew that she was a solicitor who…

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Norfolk County Council ‘inadequate’ declares Ofsted

October 23, 2015 0 comments

child protection

The children’s services department of Norfolk County Council has been declared “inadequate” for the second time in two years by Ofsted. The inspectorate listed a number of significant issues. Social workers were unable to contact a quarter of all care leavers because they had misplaced their details, said the inspectors, including those of all 26…

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Council caught up in foster care dispute

May 8, 2015 1 comment

children

A foster care organisation has threatened to take Norfolk County Council to the High Court after the authority excluded from it from an independent review. The Norfolk Foster Care Association claims the authority wrongfully removed a number of children from foster carers in the county, most recently after a four year old suffered accidental bruising…

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Under one roof: divorce and selling your home

October 28, 2013 2 comments

Deciding to divorce is one thing – actually being able to move on is quite another. Over the weekend, the Daily Mail threw the spotlight onto on a couple facing a scenario that will be familiar to many: they going through a divorce but struggling to sell their home. This is an issue increasing numbers…

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