Fair family hearings – according to the Court of Appeal – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted June 2nd, 2015 in appeals, cross-examination, human rights, legal aid, news by sally

‘Lord Dyson for the Court of Appeal has recently reversed the decision of HHJ Bellamy (see my post here) who had ordered legal aid to help an unrepresented father in family proceedings. The conundrum was that the father wanted contact with his children aged 5 and 4, but a 17-year old step-daughter, Y, told her teacher that the father sexually abused her – which the father denied.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 31st May 2015

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