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Family Justice Day 2017

  |   Education & Training, Events, Latest News

The Leicester & Leicestershire Family Justice Board prides itself on the quality of our annual training conferences – or Family Justice Days – organised by our Education Sub-committee.  2017 has been no exception.   Entitled “Can you hear us?  Older children in the family justice system” the...

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Hair Strand Drug Testing

  |   Case Updates, Latest News

Lawyers and social care professionals alike will be familiar with the deployment of "hair strand testing" for analysis of a suspected illicit substance consumption.  These reports are often commissioned within public law child protection proceedings to provide evidence to the Court as to what drugs...

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New Cafcass Guidance

  |   Latest News

Cafcass have published new guidance to practitioners in response to the increasing burden of work which its workers face as a result of high court caseloads.  The guidance is intended to allow practitioners to work in a proportionate way and to focus their time on...

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