Researching Reform For Jordans: ‘Trying’ Families In Court Is Old Fashioned And Ineffective.


Time, it seems, for some common-sense and a new approach to an old problem that is not going to go away.

Researching Reform

For our column over at Jordans this month, we offer ways in which the Family Justice System can be reformed and explain why to date this has not happened.

Our recommendations include a drastic rethink of the court model, lifting professional standards so that they meet and match twenty first century expectations and placing policy inside the system which prioritises unity over separation in a family context.

You can read our article on the Jordans website, or below:

Family Court Reform: Thinking Outside The Witness Box

The President of the Family Division has recently confirmed what family law professionals have known for a long time. The system is on its knees, brutally stripped of resources and full to the brim with vulnerable families who can’t access fair representation because legal aid is all but gone. With every year that goes by, new problems layer on top of old ones. Even…

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