Cafcass figures, civil partnerships and divorce reform: The last week in family law

Weekly Family Law Update | October 16, 2019

The latest figures for care applications and private law demand, for September 2019, have been published by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (‘Cafcass’), the organisation that looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings. In that month the service received a total of 1,000 new care applications, 62 (5.8 […]

Children’s Guardians, two Bills, and a seriously ill child: The last week in family law

Weekly Family Law Update | September 11, 2019

Nagalro, the Professional Association for Children’s Guardians, Family Court Advisers and Independent Social Workers, has raised concern about the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (‘Cafcass’) undermining the role of Children’s Guardians. Nagalro is concerned that Cafcass public statements have disseminated inaccurate information on its website, which appear to dilute the role of […]