Rule 16.4 Practice Guidance

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Leicester practitioners are reminded of the importance of compliance with the local practice guidance issued in September 2013 as to the use of FPR 16.4 Guardians in private law cases.  The guidance has been operating well thus far, ensuring that Cafcass are properly consulted before the appointment of a Guardian, and that children are only joined within the proceedings with proper justification.


The Guidance can be downloaded here.