Latest News

Family Justice Board Newsletter

  |   Latest News

In September, the National Family Justice Board circulated to all Local FJB's the following newsletter, which provides a comprehensive update on the progress of recent changes within the family justice system, and plans for further reform.  The newsletter is reproduced below and is highly recommended...

Read More

CFA 2014: Guidance for Children

  |   Latest News

The Department of Education has published a guide for children and young people which aims to explain the Children and Families Act 2014.  It may be a helpful tool for social work and childcare practitioners working with children within the family justice system.   The Guide can...

Read More

Cafcass praises LLFJB website initiative

  |   Latest News

LLFJB.com is proud to feature in Cafcass' recent September newsletter, in an article entitled Spreading the Word on Family Justice.   Our website is a local initiative, very generously funded by local firms and organisations (see our Supporters and Contributors page) and run entirely by volunteers.  The intention...

Read More

Child protection with a foreign element

  |   Latest News

The DfE has produced departmental guidance for social workers dealing with cases which involve a family with links abroad.  It is entitled "Working with foreign authorities: child protection orders and care orders".   The guidance is a basic outline of general principles, the law and good practice...

Read More