Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (NFJO) has pledged to develop the first national, evidence-based guidelines for professionals undertaking care proceedi
The 2013 protocol can be a useful tool in private Children Act cases where you need to obtain police records, as Mariko Wilso
Judges in family cases should not adjourn final decisions simply to “press the pause button” the Court of Appeal ha
Domestic abuse survivors have been asked by government for their experiences of how the family court protects them and their children in private famil
The Ministry of Justice has launched a three-month inquiry into child protection in family courts after more than 120 MPs called for a review on behalf of
The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the government’s proposed reforms of divorce law today, after a consultation found family law pract
Heather Thomas considers how the fundamentally different disciplines of family law and criminal law can work together to help achieve better outcomes for v
‘Blood on our hands’ remark and press interest led to swift action, say
A recent case demonstrates the difficult position of the courts where the gulf between the parents’ communities is ‘too wide for the children to bridge’, w
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