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FJYPB Voice of the Child Conference 2014

  |   Events, Latest News

The Family Justice Young People’s Board (FJYPB) recently hosted their 2014 conference, The Voice of the Child. The event was attended by several members of the Board, as well as many adult family justice professionals. Social workers, Cafcass, solicitors, barristers, magistrates, the judiciary, legal advisers,...

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July 2014 Case Law Update

  |   Case Updates, Latest News

PUBLIC LAW   Re DE (A Child) [2014] EWFC 6   Appeal by parents against refusal of an injunction to prevent the immediate removal of their child where he had remained at home under a care order. Appeal allowed and matter remitted for a full hearing.   The LA has commenced...

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Mediators and Duty Solicitors

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The Leicester Family Court has recently begun an "At Court Mediator" scheme.  There will be a mediator available at court each Thursday to assist parties who are attending a First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment (FHDRA) in private law children cases.   There is also a pro-bono "Duty...

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LLFJB Annual Conference

  |   Education & Training, Events, Latest News

Our annual conference will be held this year on Friday 10th October at the University of Leicester Stamford Court Conference Centre.   The title is "Modern Families - Challenges, Choices and Opportunities" and the keynote speaker this year will be Mr Justice Hayden.   Further details and booking forms...

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  |   Latest News, Updates from the Bench

Welcome to and to my "Updates from the Bench".   Many readers will already be familiar with the newsletters which I have produced on a monthly basis for local professionals over the course of the last year.  I am delighted to say that I will now be...

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