Watchdog criticises family courts’ handling of domestic abuse
20th July 2023
The family courts are putting the safety of children at risk by failing to deal effectively with domestic abuse, a report says.
The domestic abuse commissioner for England and Wales, Nicole Jacobs, calls in the report for urgent reforms to a family justice system that she says retraumatises victims, minimises abuse and fails to hear the voice of the child.
Read the full article here: The Guardian
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