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Family Law

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15 FEB 2008

Practice Direction on experts published

The Practice Direction 'Experts in Family Proceedings Relating to Children' was published today.

The guidance from the the President of the Family Division aims to provide the court in family proceedings relating to children with early information to determine whether an expert or expert evidence will assist the court to:

  • identify, narrow and where possible agree the issues between the parties;
  • provide an opinion about a question that is not within the skill and experience of the court;

  • encourage the early identification of questions that need to be answered by an expert; and

  • encourage disclosure of full and frank information between the parties, the court and any expert instructed.

A copy can be downloaded from the Newswatch Practice Guidance section by clicking here.

 

 

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