Author: Laura Vickers

New Cafcass Guidance

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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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Ex-parte orders: Guidance

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The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has today issued guidance in respect of the appropriate course to adopt when considering ex-parte (without notice) non-molestation orders.   It appears that it has become established practice in some areas of making ex-parte orders of unlimited duration;...

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ALC Conference 2016

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The Association of Lawyers for Children will be hoping to continue in the rich vein of success of their annual conferences, with their upcoming conference in Bristol on 17th-19th November 2016.   Entitled "25 years of the Children Act; More Haste, Less Speed?", the conference features a packed schedule....

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