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Remote Court Hearings during COVID 19 pandemic – part 2- what should I do?

Remote Hearings-the important part: what should I do Remote Hearings During this pandemic crisis, all effective hearing, with the court’s permission are to be held remotely either by telephone phone or video conferencing. No formal application for a remote hearing is required. Prior to the Hearing: Be prepared If you … Continue reading

Judge criticises social worker for poor case records

A recent case highlights the importance of social work case records, in which the Judge advised the local authority to undertake training in gathering, preserving and disclosing evidence. Don’t be left vulnerable to the consequences of poor evidence, read the tips provided by Kingsley Knight on the importance of contemporaneous … Continue reading