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    Not much good news in the latest family court statistics

    Latest family court statistics The Ministry of Justice (‘MoJ’) has published its latest set of quarterly statistics on the work of the Family Court, for July to September 2019. And they don’t exactly make cheerful reading. Amongst the headlines are: an increase in the workload of the Family Court, care proceedings taking longer, and fewer […] More

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    A week in family law: adoption rates down, abuse and bad advice

    Adoption rates down Statistics for looked after children in England, for the year ending 31st of March 2019, have been published by the Department for Education. The statistics show that the number of children looked after by local authorities in England increased by 4% since 2018 to 78,150 – continuing increases seen in recent years. […] More