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Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

Posted: 22 April

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in respect of a non-accidental injury, you may be asked to consent to your child being placed in the care of a family member or in...

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Overcrowding in Prisons across England and Wales

Posted: 16 November

In October 2023, the Justice secretary announced a greater population within the prison system across England and Wales. This has led to overcrowding and a current record of approximately 88,225 people who are remanded or serving their custodial sentences....

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New Sentencing Guidelines for Perverting the Course of Justice

Posted: 23 August

In a constant effort to maintain the integrity of the Justice System, in August 2023 the Sentencing Council published new guidelines for Perverting the Course of Justice. These will come into effect on 1st October 2023 in England and...

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Suspended Sentences

What is a Suspended Sentence? A suspended sentence is a custodial sentence where the...

- 07 June 2024

Deprivation of Liberty Applications within Family Proceedings

“Liberty” is a right conferred by Article 5 of the European Convention of Human...

- 07 June 2024

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024

Everything there is to know about The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 In...

- 07 June 2024