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Children and Families Act 2014: Family Justice under the New Law

ISBN13: 9781907698996
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £49.95

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The Children and Families Act 2014 is the most far-reaching child welfare legislation to be introduced by Parliament since the Children Act 1989.

The Children and Families Act 2014 offers you the full text of all parts of the Act dealing with family justice matters, and includes commentary on each of these parts.

Key changes introduced by this new legislation impact areas including:

    Adoption and orders for contact or no contact
    Aspects of the family justice system
    Private family law arrangements for children and parental involvement
    Time limits for care and supervision proceedings
    The introduction of compulsory mediation information assessment meetings (MIAMs)
    Fostering to adopt
    Scrutiny of care plans.
Benefits include:

    Reproduces the pertinent sections of the new Act, and offers invaluable commentary on each part of it
    Offers guidance on the major changes to children law you need to be aware of and outlines how they will affect family proceedings
    Includes up-to-date information including the key legislation
    Endorsed by the Association of Lawyers for Children.

Family Law
Preface by the Association of Lawyers for Children
Chapter 1 Public family law
Chapter 2 Adoption law
Chapter 3 Children in care
Chapter 4 Private family law
Chapter 5 The Family Court
Chapter 6 Children's Commissioner
Appendix: The Children and Families Act 2014.