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February 2015 Archives

PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS - PRESSURE MOUNTING TO ABOLISH TRIALS

Procedural Fairness is crucial for an effective judicial system.  And it's not just an issue of 'fairness' to parents; rather, to protect the most vulnerable in society - children - there need to be solid safeguards in our family law system to preserve and indeed promote parental/child relationships. The use of summary judgment remedies has been particularly destructive of families in the child welfare system, as I have commented previously.  In addition, I have already warned of the emerging trend to deny to litigants generally their day in court.