Courts, adoptions, and Cafcass figures: The last week in family law

Uncategorized | May 17, 2018

A report into the progress of the £1 billion modernisation programme of the UK’s justice system has been published by the National Audit Office. The report concludes that HM Courts and Tribunals Service is facing “a daunting challenge in delivering the scale of technological and cultural change necessary to modernise the administration of justice, and […]

Divorce, financial needs and legal aid: The last week in family law

Uncategorized | May 2, 2018

Enabling people to apply for a divorce online could eliminate up to 13,000 hours of time spent by court staff checking divorce petitions, according to a senior civil servant who was responsible for several family justice reforms. Adam Lennon, head of family modernisation and improvement at HM Courts & Tribunals Service, told a Westminster Legal […]