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DON’T CROSS COURT TO AVOID GETTING THE COURT CROSS!

A ‘fat cat’ Family Court Judge has issued a so-called ‘public warning’ to solicitors and barristers to avoid ‘cross courting’ that impacts on the progress of a case. ‘We might start the case without you’, admonished the Learned Judge. The warning is rich on so many levels. Firstly cases get listed at increasingly short notice. […]

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ARE FEMALE PERPETRATORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TREATED MORE LENIENTLY THAN MALE PERPETRATORS?

Over the last year to 18 months I have, amongst many others, seen the following headlines. ‘KILLED BY WIFE: AFTER HE LOST JOB’, ‘WAR VET BATTERED BY HIS GIRLFRIEND’, and ‘OXFORD STABBER LAVINA’S TWO OTHER ATTACKS’. The common factor in each of the cases is that the perpetrator of the abuse was a female and […]

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DANGEROUS CONTACT IS OBVIOUSLY NOT SAFE!

There is a presumption in law that children benefit from contact with both parents. Even in proceedings where the Local Authority is contemplating removing a child from a family, there is a duty to support and promote contact with both parents, even where one or both may be the perpetrator. Of course the welfare of […]

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