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Care Proceedings glossary

30-Aug-2015

Care proceedings are complex. With any sufficiently complex subject, terminology has to be developed to effectively communicate about the subject. Care Proceedings are no different, particularly as the care proceedings process is constantly evolving...

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The stages of care proceedings

30-Aug-2015

The aim of recent government reforms in 2014 is to speed up care proceedings. There are now three stages in the court process; Stage 1 the application is issued by the local authority (LA) and allocated to the appropriate court. This takes 2 days....

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Time Scale of Proceedings in Public Law

30-Aug-2015

Part of the concerns raised by the Family Justice Review was the time scale of proceedings in the family court, and the effect damaging delays had upon the children concerned. The new Children and Families Act has addressed this matter; but for the ...

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