Welcome to Joe Coonan Solicitors, your trusted legal representative for District Court Childcare applications under the 1991 Children’s Act. Joe is an experienced solicitor dedicated to representing the voice of the child or the Guardian ad Litem (a childcare expert appointed by the court) in childcare proceedings before the courts. Joe also acts as legal representatives for teenagers who can express their views and give him instructions in applications by the Child and Family Agency before the District Courts, in supervision orders, interim care orders, and full care orders under the 1991 Act.
Joe has vast experience in childcare law having previously worked and represented the Child and Family Agency, he now represents children, guardian ad litems and parents and has successfully represented them in numerous cases. He understands the complexities of these cases and is committed to providing his clients with the best legal representation possible.
His focus on the child’s voice to the court and the Guardian ad Litem sets him apart from other solicitors. He believes that children deserve to have their voices thoroughly heard in legal proceedings that directly affect them. He works closely with the child, their family, and the Guardian ad Litem to ensure that their needs and concerns are addressed in court proceedings. The bests interests of the child are his primary concern.
Joe also understands the importance of a teenagers views in childcare proceedings. When a teenager is old enough and mature enough to express their own views in childcare cases they can have a solicitor appointed to them directly by the court. Teenagers are often overlooked in court proceedings, and their views are not taken into consideration. At Joe Coonan Solicitors, he ensures that teenagers have a voice in court proceedings and can arrange for them to personally meet the Judge in private so that their views are put across to the court without the intimidation of the courtroom environment. He provides legal representation to teenagers in applications by the Child and Family Agency before the District Court, in supervision orders, interim care orders, and full care orders. He is fully committed to ensuring that their views are heard and taken into account.
Joe believes in providing his clients with the best legal representation possible. He understands that childcare cases can be emotionally challenging and stressful. Joe is compassionate and sensitive to his clients’ needs in what can be very emotionally fraught cases.
He prides himself on attention to detail and his commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. He loves dealing with people and understands that every case is unique, and tailors the approach to meet his clients’ specific needs. His experience and knowledge of childcare law enables him to provide his clients with the best legal representation possible.
If you are looking for a solicitor who specializes in representing the voice of the child in District Court Childcare applications under the 1991 Children’s Act, Joe Coonan Solicitor is the right choice for you. Contact him today to schedule a consultation.