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MoJ Update since the Family Justice Review

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The Ministry for Justice has published two reports - the second of which is directed towards for children and young people - summarising the changes implemented since the 2011 Family Justice Review chaired by David Norgrove.   The report praises the work of those involved at all levels in...

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New Templates for Social Worker Statements

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The Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS) and Cafcass have together - with the endorsement of the President of the Family Division - produced new templates for social worker statements.  It is anticipated that the templates will be in use across the country by...

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Transparency Consultation Paper

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The President of the Family Division has published a consultation paper entitled "Transparency - The Next Steps".   The consultation follows the implementation since January 2014 of the Practice Guidance: Transparency in the Family Courts - Publication of Judgments and the general process of reform of the...

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