The Domestic Abuse Bill and family courts

The Domestic Abuse Bill and family courts

As was noted in the ‘Harm report’ published in June last year and the Family Justice Council forum that was held on 14 December, there is mounting concern about the way family courts deal with allegations of domestic abuse that arise in some contact disputes. Starting...
Family courts coronavirus recovery update

Family courts coronavirus recovery update

“Throughout the crisis, we have supported the judiciary in their prioritisation of cases to ensure the most urgent cases could be heard, and supported the implementation of the President of the Family Division’s guidance on urgent cases and remote hearings which was...