Reforms to Family Justice System

Reforms to the family justice system in England and Wales came into force on the 22 April 2014. Implemented reforms include: the introduction of a 26 week time limit for care proceedings and compulsory family mediation information meetings for separating parents.
Source: Gov.uk 22 April 2014
Further information:    BBC Online 22 April 2014

“First course in a long time that I have enjoyed, found informative and relevant. Kept my interest going throughout the day.

“My confidence in making referrals has definitely increased and I feel I am in a better position to effectively engage with the child protection process.