Top judge says family courts are ‘neither compassionate nor even humane’

A couple who have struggled to get legal aid while fighting to stop their three-year-old son being Sir James Munby, president of the Family Division of the High Court, said the public had a right to know “what is being done in their name” and called for the courts to adapt to the internet eraadopted could be forgiven for thinking that they are “trapped” in a system which is “neither compassionate nor even humane”, the most senior family court judge in England and Wales has said. Read more, click here

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Child row pair win judge’s sympathy

Child row pair win judge’s sympathy read more, A couple who are fighting to stop their two-year-old son being adopted but cannot afford to pay for lawyers are in a “shocking” predicament, one of Britain’s leading judges has said Click here…

A top judge said he is disturbed at the predicament of a couple fighting to stop their two-year-old being adopted

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE EXETER DISTRICT REGISTRY, FAMILY DIVISION HHJ Tyzack QC

This is a very important judgement handed down by the high court. Appeal in care proceedings against findings of fact which, the mother claimed, were made in circumstances where there had been exhibited judicial bias. Appeal allowed.

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