24 April 2012

Sunday Express Interview on the family justice system

Jo Delahunty QC gives an interview to the Sunday Express on the family justice system

PARENTS who are wrongly accused of abusing their children will be less able to defend their case in family courts if new government proposals are adopted, senior barristers said last night.

Under the Family - Justice Bill - pressures to cut costs will lead to a six-month limit to investigate cases of abuse, with less reliance on independent experts.

To read the full article, please visit http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/315832/Innocent-parents-to-lose-more-children