About the Family Law Week blog

The Family Law Week Blog is a companion site to Family Law Week. It complements the news, cases and articles published on Family Law Week with additional comment and coverage of the wider aspects of family law.

The Blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed, of St Johns Chambers.

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Contact does work after all?

There have been a host of stories and web pieces about the research by the Oxford Centre for Family Law & Policy which apparently concluded that most court disputes over contact result in contact being secured (only 14% of case resulting in no contact).

See:

Ministry of Justice announcement

Download the full study results from this page

Frances Gibb in the Times when the research results were first announced

Frances Gibb reporting the fathers' groups reactions


John Bolch's take in Family Lore

Rather to my surprise (not) there is not much comment on the web within the fathers' group communities as John Bolch's earlier post predicted given its apparent conclusions.

Footnote: see this interesting post on Pink Tape

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