Month: April 2015

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Legal Aid Scope and Eligibility Changes Bring About Positive Results

Since 2013 when the changes to the implementation of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) came about there has been a significant turnaround in the amount of cases disposed of in the Family Courts. Statistics released by the Family Court for the three month period of OctoberRead More

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Resolution Aims to Give Children a Voice during Divorce or Separation through Mediation Process

The recent recommendation that children 10 years and older should be included by way of family mediation sessions has been welcomed by the Resolution. Their spokesperson Karin Walker expressed the fact that the Government’s support of this principle was encouraging and would give young people the chance to have theirRead More

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Call By Local Government Association Aims to Stop CSE in Its Tracks

The LGA aims to put an abrupt end to CSE with the introduction of “disruption orders” that would function on the same principles as Anti-Social Behaviour Orders and Domestic Violence Protection Orders. Local authorities are tired of their hands being tied when it comes to intervening in child sexual exploitationRead More

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Children’s Rights under Threat as the Government Implements Changes to Legal Aid

The UNCRC Committee expresses its disappointment in how the government has failed to eradicate child poverty and put necessary child rights first. As of 2010 Children’s Rights has been placed firmly in the spotlight; with the UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) specifically working to putRead More