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Family Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides a detailed review of the considerable changes made to the family justice system as a result of the Children and Families Act 2014, which came into force on 22nd April 2014. This discussion focuses on the changes, which aim to improve the way the system functions as a whole, and include: amending the mediation requirements; introducing child arrangements orders; and creating a single family court.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the purpose and aims of the reforms;
  • Have considered the new legislation and its impact;
  • Know what the key changes are which have occurred as a result of the Children and Families Act 2014;
  • Appreciate where the relevant legislation can be found and be familiar with a number of key acts and provisions;
  • Be particularly aware of the changes to mediation and the introduction of child arrangements orders.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast Carmel Brown from the iFLG provides a detailed summary of the major changes which have been made to the family justice system as a result of the Children and Families Act 2014, which came into force on 22nd April 2014 and aim to improve the way the system functions as a whole.

Date Recorded: 9th September 2014

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