Issued by the President of the Family Division.
As of 1 December 2017, the Court of Protection Rules 2017 come into force.
An update about our plans for the future in relation to e-working in the family jurisdiction.
The substituted Practice Direction 12J comes into force on 2 October 2017.
Information and guidance for professional parties.
From Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division Some Designated Family Judge (DFJ) areas are piloting settlement conferences. In a settlement conference, a trained family judge adopts an inquisitorial approach in order to encourage ...
Guidance issued by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division on 23 June 2017.
Comes in to force on Friday 16 June 2017.
The Department for Education has recently published an evidence review examining the effects of abuse and neglect on children, and whether different placement types affect their outcomes.
The closing date for the Assistant Director of Children's Services vacancy has now passed.