The Oranga Tamariki social worker must give the Family Court a report and a plan for the child if an order is made. The plan will be updated regularly. The people involved will usually get a chance to tell the Family Court if they agree with each plan or if they don’t agree.
When the Family Court makes a care or protection order, the Oranga Tamariki social worker must give the Family Court a report and a plan for the child. The plan includes things like:
Oranga Tamariki can also recommend other court orders, like Parenting Orders or Guardianship Orders.
The Family Court will review the plan:
At each review, Oranga Tamariki will file an updated plan and a report that tells the Family Court what has happened since the last report.
The Family Court may ask for more information.
The Family Court will usually give the people involved a copy of the plan and any other documents filed at the review. The Family Court will tell you what you need to do if you agree with the plan or if you don’t agree with the plan. There are no fees to do this.
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