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Backbone Collective releases new report on Lawyer for Child

May 11, 2018 at 10:33 AM

From the NZFVC

The Backbone Collective has released a fifth report on the Family Court, focussed on the Lawyer for Child.

The report, Seen and not Heard: Children in the New Zealand Family Court - Part Two: Lawyer for Child? (2018), examines how the Lawyer for Child role is working for women and their children who have experienced violence/abuse. The lawyer for the child service gives judges the ability to appoint an independent lawyer for children in Family Court proceedings.

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Category: Reports