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How Will the Children and Families Bill Affect the Family Court and Mediation?

October 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

The Children and Families Bill is due to be enacted next year and will have implications on a number of aspects to do with children’s welfare in the UK, including adoption, social care, special education, and the family court process. Part of these changes involve making mediation a necessary step in the process of divorce, but will these adaptations really make the system work more smoothly, or are they simply a method of reducing the amount of cases that go to court? Family courts are used to determine the best situation for a child, whether that’s social care, adoption or deciding on custody arrangements when a couple separates. Parts of ...

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