Practice Notes: Children

Lockdown 2: child abuse campaign for young people in England

The government has launched a campaign to protect child abuse victims in England as tougher

17 Nov 2020

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children

12 Nov 2020

Medical experts in family justice: recommendations for change

Judicial criticism of experts and poor remuneration are key causes of the shortage of medical

06 Nov 2020

The lockdown children

Sarah Jane Lenihan navigates the law surrounding child arrangements for feuding parents during the

15 Sep 2020

Sidestepping court

Alec Samuels considers when a course of action relating to a child may be taken without going to

03 Sep 2020

A disease exacerbated

Maria Coster discusses the impact of the lockdown on victims of domestic abuse and the help

01 Jul 2020

'Culture of disbelief' towards BAME domestic violence victims in fear of the law

Multiple barriers including racism face black and minority ethnic (BAME) women

30 Jun 2020

Young offenders face 'travesty of justice' because of backlog

Hundreds of children will be convicted as adults because of severe delays in the criminal justice

24 Jun 2020

A tolerant approach

Separated parents are trying to maintain the status quo at a time when life is anything but the

25 May 2020

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