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Private justice in family courts is key

Date:17 JAN 2022

Dominic Raab has called for ‘drastic and bold’ intervention, but what are the chances of a complete overhaul for legal aid?

Funding cuts, a shortage of judges, increasing demand and the pandemic have all contributed to the family courts bursting at the seams.

Concern grows that justice is not being delivered when trials are cancelled the day before, urgent hearings for children are listed many months in the future and there is insufficient time for judges to read crucial evidence on challenging issues.

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