Case Law

Extensions to 26 week timetable: Re S (a child) [2014]

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By Michael Jones, Barrister, Deans Court Chambers, Manchester. This case helps clarify when expert assessments, especially residential assessments, would be considered appropriate after 2014 legislation and circumstances when the 26 week time limit on proceedings might be extended. In his judgment, the President of the Family Division gave guidance about the circumstances in which a […]

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