Practice Guidance

Presenting evidence on neglect in court: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages As a frontline social worker I, along with colleagues, used to¬†bemoan the fact that neglect was the hardest category to evidence in court. But in seven years of undertaking reviews, including serious case reviews, I have now changed my mind. It is in fact the way evidence is presented to the court that […]

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