Bristol Family Law Sessions
In October 2015, Family Law working in partnership with His
Honour Judge Stephen Wildblood QC (the Designated Family Judge for Bristol)
launched the first Family Law Session: a new initiative from HHJ Wildblood QC
with the aim of making information about the Family Court more openly available
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Make sure to keep an eye on this page for useful materials and resources with helpful information on all things family law.
Below you can find PowerPoint slides, a list of Resources and an account of the first Family Law Session.
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What does the Family Court do?
This is your chance to
Together with a panel of legal experts HHJ Wildblood QC
shares details about how the Family Court works, what to expect and where to
get helpful information.
The Family Law Session covers what the Family Court does,
what it's like going to Court and what to expect in terms of: paper work,
giving evidence and the hearing process in general: with information about
Legal Aid, the support available when attending Court by yourself and alternatives
to the Court process.
Hosted in the court building itself at the Bristol Civil and
Family Justice Centre the Sessions are aimed at anyone interested in finding out
more about the Family Court, professionals and volunteers in the field of family
law, journalists and students. But especially families and/or individuals
involved the family justice system.
A range of materials are covered, including:
- What are Private Law
Orders and upon what basis are they decided?
- Public Law Orders (Supervision,
Care, Placement and other Orders)
- Civil Partnership and
- Who decides on Cases?
- What happens after a case?
Where’s the justice in making family law cases a do-it-yourself project? Louise Tickle
Success at Bristol's pioneering Family Law Session
Bristol Family Law Class October 1st 2015
Bristol pro bono scheme to launch in November Lucy Reed
Cardiff Court Family Free Advice Clinic launches
Free session with a judge
The Family Court, contempt and the press HHJ Wildblood QC
A day in the life of ... HHJ Stephen Wildblood QC
‘The way we are’: accessing the court after LASPO HHJ Wildblood QC
Bristol Family Law Session 1 October 2015 - Power Point slides
Bristol Family Law Session 1 October 2015 - Useful Resources
Bristol Family Law Session 1 October 2015 - Panel Biographies
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www.childprotectionresource.org.uk | @cpresource
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Suesspiciousminds | @suesspiciousmin