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Glossary of Terms in family proceedings 18.02.09

The Family Justice Court Diversity Committee has kindly supplied a glossary of terms that people may find useful when attending court.

Entries include:

Children's Guardian - A person who acts for a child who is subject to specified public law proceedings, usually care proceedings

Conciliation Appointment - A hearing at which the court and a CAFCASS officer will condier the case and attempt to assist the parties to reach agreement