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The New Family Court

May 1st, 2014
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The new Children and Families Act 2014 has been given royal ascent and the majority of the provisions of this Act came into force on 22nd April.  At the same time the provisions include a new Family Court. The Government is stating that it wants the welfare of Children to be at the centre of the Family Justice System and to keep families away from the negative effects that going to Court can have.  Accordingly one key provision is to ensure that separating couples always